Arter - Benchmark - Gospel Essentials.docx - 1 CWV-101 Dr Hoselton Benchmark Gospel Essentials The Christian worldview can be defined as one\u2019s belief

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CWV-101 05/10/2019Dr. HoseltonBenchmark - Gospel EssentialsThe Christian worldview can be defined as one’s belief in a God who has sovereign power, is all holy, and is the creator of all. The view can be thought of as “A foundational set of assumptions to which one commits that serves as a framework for understanding reality and deeply shapes one’s behavior” (Waddle, 2015). A Christian’s worldview is simply looking at the world through God, which provides the foundation for one to live by, as well as taking a close look at Christianity and how we are taught to live. While some may have their own ideas of whata worldview is, the Christian view defines human nature, salvation, and who Jesus is. The essential elements of the Christian worldview can be seen in the gospel through God, humanity, Jesus, and restoration, which have many implications for one’s own worldview.GodTo Christians God is the eternal, unchanging, all-knowing, creator of the universe. These are important characteristics because God is the beacon for the faith, which means he is forever here but also unchanging. The Lord created this magnificent world over a span of six 24-hour days, each day creating something more special (Bible ESV, Genesis 1). He was here in the beginning of time and will be on this earth forever more because he is all knowing. By knowing all that happens he also knows the past, the present, and what will happen in the future because he is the overseer of all. These characteristics and aspects of God are important to the Christian worldview because they define who he is, but they also show us that he is always present in 1
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one’s lives. Even in the times of weakness and hardship, God is working behind the scenes to help others persevere and to be successful in their lives as well as build and strengthen their faith.HumanityHuman nature falls under many smaller categories such as how one thinks, what one believes, or does not believe, and how one acts in certain situations. This also means that each individual has the open ability to believe, or not believe, in God and that they can choose to live a life of sin or not to live a life of sin. Human purpose is that men and women must create
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