CWV-101-301-RS-T2Origins (Week 2 Assignment).pptx - Origins Reflection Student name 13 October 2019 CWV-101 Professor Creation Account From Genesis 1

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Unformatted text preview: Origins Reflection Student name 13 October 2019 CWV-101 Professor Creation Account From Genesis 1 • In the beginning of the time everything was a chaos. • “God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1, English Standard Version). The earth was a dark and unoccupied. • God’s Spirit reigned over everything. • God then created light and separate it from the dark. “God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night” (Genesis 1:2). Creation Account From Genesis 1 • On the second day, God made the sky from an expanded area of the water, and he called it “Heaven”. • By the end of the third day, God had created the sea with the water under the sky, dry land which he called it “Earth” and all the vegetation on it. • Before the fourth day ended, God had shaped the sun, the moon and the stars into the sky. “To rule over the day and over the night, and to separate the light from the darkness” (Genesis 1:18). Creation Account From Genesis 1 • On day five, God created every living animal that belong to the sea and that fly in the firmament. • God made the rest of the living creatures to fill the earth on day six. • Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness” (Genesis 1:26), to rule over the earth. • The universe was completed and God saw that what he created was good. Creation Account From Genesis 2 • On the seventh day, God rest and called it “the Sabbath” (Genesis 2: 1-3). • God implanted trees and more vegetation in Eden and gave authority to Adam over them, except to eat from “the tree of the knowledge of good and evil” (Genesis 2:16-17). • God created a companion for all the animals in Eden and shaped a woman out of the man (Adam) (Genesis 2:18-23). Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe • Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution explains the origin of the Universe as “the process by which organisms change over time as a result of changes in heritable physical or behavioral traits” (Than, 2018). • According with “The Big Bang Theory”, the Universe first was a small and unique form and over billions of years blow up and it expanded to form earth and all the solar system. Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe • The creation of the Universe according to science was a series of events that lead to what we are able to see today. • The science point of view support that plants and animals like dinosaurs and mammals were created before a human form. • “Based on the very old zircon rock from Australia we know that the Earth is at least 4.374 billion years old” (Schultz, 2014). Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe • The Bible had taught us God created the universe, earth and every living creature on it, to include man and woman. But man transformed it by causing disasters and conflicts on earth. • Matthew 24:6-7, “ And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places”. Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe • I am a Christian believer and I recur to the Bible to support my personal view. • Matthew 24:6-7 is an example of everything that is written in the Bible can be put is tied to the world we are living today. • Today reality is full of conflicts between nations, illnesses and natural disaster. • I believe we can resolve part of our problems if we follow God’s words and commandments. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview • Even though I learned about Darwin and The Big Bang’s theories at school, I also was taught about God’s work. • I grow up seeing God as a sovereign creator and through the years I continue to believe it. • I identify with “The Old Earth View”, I believe the universe was created over seven days, which the days are long period. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview • God created mankind to his image and give us the understanding and wisdom to success. • I believe if I follow God’s doctrine I will be able to understand my worldview. • According to Romans 12:2-3, “ And be not conformed to this world, but ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what that is good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God”. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview • I have my defined point of view and which I think align to my Christian belief. • I believe that we are in this world to fulfill God’s will. • I show respect humanity and the world even though I think it had been corrupted. • I stay away from the things in this world that are not part of my values and my principles. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview • To impact my worldview I have to reflect God’s commandments within my daily actions. • I have to show love and kindness to one another and pray for my “enemies” (Matthew 5:43-48). • I am also responsible to teach the word of God to others including my family, so they can be saved through Christ and live in accordance with his word. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview • As a Christian, I need to continue to live in accordance to God’s plan and to be an example to others to follow. • I have to teach others the attributes of God and be a testimony of his work in order to impact my worldview. • Living in accordance with his plan will open up doors for blessings. “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope” (Jeremiah 29:11). References Schultz, C (2014). Smithsonian.com. Retrieved from ars-old-180951483/ SDiffey, D. (2015). Wisdom in the beginning. In Grand Canyon University (Ed.), The beginning of wisdom: An introduction to Christian thought and life (2nd ed.). Retrieved from an-introduction-to-christian-thought-and-life_ebook_2e.php Than, K (2018). What is Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. Retrieved from Topic 2 Overview. (2017). CWV-101: Christian Worldview. Phoenix, AZ: Grand Canyon University. ...
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