Biblical Worldview Essay
In Paul’s letters to the church in Rome he discusses several areas in which having a biblical worldview affects. These areas include the natural world, personal identities, relationships between people and the culture in which one lives. In Romans chapters 1-8 the message goes farther than just those areas, it details how one’s salvation through Jesus Christ changes their biblical worldview because they are redeemed from being a slave to their former self and have a new life to live.
Sin entered the world through Adam and Eve when they ate from the tree in the garden (Genesis 3:6). The natural world is sinful as a result of that action, but in Romans not only is one reminded of this act, one is reminded that “death came to all people, because all sinned” (Romans 5:12). There is such hope though for the world, because even though there is sin, centuries later came redemption, a way to be free from that bondage of sin. Romans 5:18 reads “One trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people,” this is the fulfilled promise that while the natural world is sinful, wicked and far from the Garden of Eden originally created, there is something so much better waiting for those that choose to follow God’s commands and live a life that shows God’s love to others.
Personal identity is a battle one will face at some point in their life, even greater is the personal identity one has when it comes to their walk in and with Jesus Christ. Being human means one is created in God’s image, essentially meaning, they are nothing without God. Even more so when man first sinned, it separated the human race from God’s divine glory. According to Romans 6:5, to make the decision to walk in the ways of the Lord, is to be reunited with Christ both in his death, through baptism, and his resurrection, the eternal life one receives because of their faith in Jesus Christ as their savior...