Biblical world Essay-BIBL 110.docx

Biblical world Essay-BIBL 110.docx

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Liberty University Online Biblical Worldview Degree Program of Christian Ministry BIBL 110-D04 by Jerome Schroder July 25, 2015
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Introduction In an essay that I previously wrote, Romans 1-8 teaches us of God’s mercy and His love for all of mankind. As Paul is preaching to the Romans, he explains to them what it takes to be a Christian through justification and sanctification. Paul is also expressing to the Romans his worldview of the natural world, human identity, human relationships and culture by vividly portraying the sinfulness of all people. Paul referred to himself as “A slave of Christ”, therefore, he was called by God to preach the good news of Jesus Christ to the world in order to receive salvation. I will also be discussing the practical ramifications of the Christian worldview in today’s society. In other words, the bad choices people make and the consequences that follow. The Natural World The book of Romans begins with Paul preaching about the sinfulness of humanity. He writes, “But God shows His anger from heaven against all sinful wicked people who are suppressed by their wickedness”. Romans 1:18. (NLT). Several times throughout the Old Testament, God has shown His wrath on humanity. For instance, there was the flood, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and the plagues of Egypt just to name a few. Paul goes on to write, “They know the truth about God because He has made it obvious to them. For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything that God has made, they can clearly see His invisible qualities-His eternal power and divine nature, so they have no excuse for not knowing God”. Romans 1:19-20. (NLT). Many people today refuse to acknowledge the fact that God exists or that God is in control of everything around us; therefore, people will continue in their sinful nature. What amazes me is that many non-believers will try to come up with some
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