Cherise ForteCWV-101February 25, 2019Professor Jeff JibbenBenchmark - Gospel EssentialsAn individual's worldview is indicative of their core beliefs and personal perceptions in relation to everything in the universe. This is a reflection of the fundamental questions pertaining to humanity, what constitutes as a meaningful life and the afterlife. People think deeply about these type of issues on seldom occasions, let alone have a firm answer regarding these matters. However, a persons worldview will lead them to be more inclined toward certain answers that differentiate from someone else's views. An individual with a Christian worldview focuses on God and his teachings on the grounds that he is absolute, unchanging and the highest when it comes to the Christian faith. Christians believe that there is solely one God that is the creator of humanity, the universe and everything in it. When focusing on the Christian worldview one needs to analyze who God is, human nature, Jesus and restoration.GodGod is perceived to be personable or impersonal. Defining who god is can be a difficult concept for some people to grasp and understand. In atheism God is nonexistent, in pantheism God is known to be the universe. In deism God is merely the creator and in theism or the Christian worldview God is the Creator of the universe that watches over humanity. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1, NIV). He is also known as God the father, the son and the holy spirit. In Christianity, God is a loving God who created man in 1
his image. Essentially, God wants us all to love, respect, and have compassion and forgiveness for one another in the same fashion that he does for us despite our sins.HumanityThere is a thin line that disembodies human nature and humanity. With the fall of humanity caused by Adam and Eve eating from the tree of knowledge against God's command “ sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people because all sinned” (Romans 5:12, NIV).
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