Evolution Of Christian Worldview

Good Essays
Origins Reflection There are many different perspectives, and theories on how the universe and human life came about. One perspective in particular really trumps the knowledge of us as human beings. The Christian worldview comes down to faith. According to the textbook, faith “is the process of committing to particular presuppositions; the act of trusting in Jesus Christ to define oneself, which constitutes a transformation of a person 's spirit from selfishness to selflessness.”(Waddell, 2014) Now that we have an idea of what the Christian faith looks like, we can go deeper into the Bible, and take a look into the creation of the universe, as well as the beginning of human life, and intimacy. In addition, this essay will address evolution,…show more content…
It says in the Bible that God created the universe in six days and rested on the seventh. This is true but there may be more behind it. God spoke the universe into creation with the power of his words. That could just be symbolic, He may have created the universe over a span of billions of years. There is always an order or a law that we cannot change because it is beyond us, so God may have created the universe using an order and creating it under a law. Since God lives outside of time, it could be instantaneous. How exactly the universe was physically created is not important to us, but that God created it is what is important. How God made life could have been through evolution or something entirely different. Every idea of how we were created can easily fit into the Bible 's aspect of creation because it is very vague and does not go into direct detail on how exactly God created everything. It is not important how we were physically created but that God created…show more content…
Understanding what Christian faith is has allowed us to dig deeper into the bible. We now have a better understanding the creation of the universe, the beginning of human life, and intimacy. The book of genesis talks about the creation of the world and how it was created. Chapter one talks about the cosmic perspective and paints a picture with words of how God created this beautiful earth from absolutely nothing. Chapter two of the book of genesis talks more about the garden and how and why humans were created. "Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can 't see- such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through him and for him. He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together" (Colossians
Get Access