Gospel Essentials.Essay - 1 Gospel Essentials This paper will discuss the essentials of the gospel or good news of the Christian faith focusing on how

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Gospel Essentials This paper will discuss the essentials of the gospel or “good news” of the Christian faith, focusing on how the Christian worldview sees God, humanity, Jesus, and restoration, and then it will provide an analysis of the Christian worldview and finally a reflection on my personal worldview. God In my reading what I learned about what God is like I had to examine how the Bible described God and his kingdom. The Bible presented God as the king over all of the things that he had created and how God lived with his creation in harmony. (D.Diffey, Ch.3). In the Bible there are many descriptions as to what God is like, for example in Exodus 34: 5-7 it reveals that God is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintains love to thousands and forgive the wickedness and rebellion of sin. These are all some of the best descriptions of God found in scripture. The sovereign Creator of all things, in the second week of our Lecture notes Gods sovereignty is described "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth" (Gen 1:1). God the creator existed before His creation and is therefore sovereign, having supreme authority and absolute power over all things. So God is the ultimate reality for Christians. As the sovereign creator He spoke the word and by His will all things were created. The Bible discusses creation in the early chapters of Genesis. He created humanity in his image and gave them royal rule, or dominion, over everything. He created them to have a relationship with him. God also created everything in an ordered manner. In the first three days God created light, heavens and waters. Then God created dry land and all of the inhabitants such as birds, fish and all of the animals that roam the land. God also created the sun and the moon and on the last day he created humans. Humanity 1
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Understanding human nature in the Christian worldview is by reviewing their two biggest claims; first humans are created in the image of God and second after sin was introduced all of humanity are known to be sinful by nature all because of Adam and Eve’s original sin which is what also caused the separation in their relationship with God. Humans are still designed in the image of God and share many of his attributes such as similar abilities to reason, seeking moral purity/spirituality, creative spirit for beauty and love. The purpose of
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