Genesis 1: A Christian Worldview

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My personal worldview, in its entirely, stems from a belief in a divine God who created the universe and everything in it to His exact specifications. This belief directly answers Sire’s first and second worldview questions, “What is prime reality—the really real?” and “What is the nature of external reality, that is, the world around us?” (Sire, 22). The Christian Bible’s first chapter, Genesis 1, details my view of God’s creative process, with its first line effectively summing up my stance, saying “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen. 1.1). Anyone, including myself, who holds a theistic Christian worldview believes the Bible to be more than just a book; God himself inspired the authors of its pages. Like a belief in God himself, a certain level of faith must exist for a Christian to believe in the text’s holy nature.…show more content…
In verse 3, it reads “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light” (Gen 1.3). God did not have to lift a finger throughout His creation; he simply spoke, and something came out of nothing. Additionally, Genesis makes it clear that God created all things exactly as He intended. To show this, after every day of creation, the passage reads “And God saw that it was good” (Genesis 1). God was perfect in his creation, making every aspect of the universe to His exact specifications. While Atheists argue that a creationist standpoint is a delusional fallacy not supported by science, the beauty and complexity of nature provide sufficient proof, in my eyes, for a creator God. Later on in the Old Testament of the Bible, Job speaks of this phenomenon. He writes “But ask the animals, and they will teach you. . .or speak to the earth, and it will teach
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