A worldview is the lens through how a person views the world. How we view the world is shaped and formed by many factors like how we are raised and religious beliefs which are influenced by family, friends, teachers, media and more. A person’s worldview correlates with the person’s actions, behaviors, decisions and motivations towards how we live our lives. (Word count 60)
Origin: The Christian worldview of how life began is that God created all things. From the heavens and the earth, the land and the sea, light and dark. This is read in Genesis 1:1-8 (New international Version). In Psalms 33:6 God reminds us that even though God used his words to create all these things, God used his breath to create man in his image.
Identity: Christians know that we were created in his image, but he also gave us insight on our identity in Christ. In John 1:12 God tells us we are to have acceptance towards each other because Christ accepted us and that it will please God. We also have a responsibility to God. In Genesis 1:26 he tells us that we are to rule the fish, birds, animals, and over every creeping thing. We are more important because he gives us dominion over these things.
Meaning/Purpose: I think Mark 12:30-31 encompasses the most important purpose in life is. It tells us to love God with every part of our being. This is how Christians should walk out there life. A second purpose is to love your neighbor, which means getting along with each other no matter your differences. God through his overflowing well of love created us and when he comes into our lives we begin to overflow with love towards others (Olthuis, 2012). Through this love relationship is built which brings us into community.
Morality: The basis for Christian’s world view on morality will gained mostly from the Ten Commandments found in Exodus 20:1-17. Some areas of right...