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WORLDVIEW ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS

I. Part One: What is a worldview?
Dr. Caner & Hinson state, a worldview can be described as “the frameworks or beliefs which a person view the world around around him”. (Caner & Hindson 2008) A world view can also be a persons philosophy of life. It is like a filter or lens fromwhich we see the world around us and what it represents. “Do to others as you would have them do to you” often referred to as the golden rule is an example of a biblical worldview that has also accepted by twelve other religions as well many secularists.

Part Two: Articulate the biblical/Christian Worldview

1.The Question of Origin - The question of origin ask, “where did I come from”. (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011) Genesis 1:1 states that we are created by God. Without the omnipotent hand of a creator God we would not exist. Isaiah 45:12 states that it was God’s hands which created the Heavens.

2.The Question of Identity - The question of identity ask, “who am I” and “what does it mean to be a person?” (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011) These questions are clearly answered within the Bible. A creator God created us above the animals and lower than the angels and therefore is greater than us. In Genesis 17:1 God calls himself the Almighty God. We are created beings created to be in subject to a creator God. Genesis 1:27 states that we are created in the image of this creator God and are the only being created by the hand of God.

3.The Question of Meaning/Purpose - Why am I here? Why do I exist? Naturalism doesn’t really give us an answer to this. How can we be significant or special if life ends at death on earth? Humanism says we give our own meaning or value to life. Theists believe our purpose is to know God and develop a relationship with Him. Deuteronomy 11:13 and Leviticus 19:18 confirm this truth.

4.The Question of Morality - How do I…...

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