benchmark essay final.docx - Name Crystal Carmichael Course CWV-101 Date January 8 2020 Instructor Dr David Farbishel Benchmark Gospel Essentials

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Name Crystal CarmichaelCourse CWV-101Date January 8, 2020Instructor Dr. David FarbishelBenchmark - Gospel EssentialsCompiling the many different parts of the Christian worldview has come together to teachfaith, hope, and love to God's people. "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love" (1 Corinthians 13:13). God himself is the creator of all. Humanity is a part of God's creation, made to take care of the rest of His creations. When humanity fell into sin,Jesus was born to man, the son of God to save His people. Jesus brought the crucifixion and the resurrection of God's only son so that restoration of God's people could take place. As a Christian, I have learned to use these components to evaluate my life and the life God has called me to live. Let's explore each of these in more depth and consider how they shape the Christian worldview. GodGod is the mighty creator of all the earth and all living things. Although God is good, kind, just, and a loving God, he is also meant to be feared (Diffey, 2015). He created the heavens and earth and man in his image. His laws meant to be lived by, and when humanity disobeyed God, he brought consequences to humankind. "I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "Who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty" (Revelations 1:8 NIV). After humanity turned their back on God, He knew He had to find a way to save His people. That is the pure love of God himself. Since there was only one sinless person, that is God Himself; He chose to create a son to be born to a human. Jesus was half human and half divine in a sense. Put
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on earth to walk the earth and bring lost sheep back to God and his ways. He knew that Jesus would die to save humanity but promised to resurrect him into the heavens and take his place on the throne. "God consists of three divine persons—God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit—all of whom equally qualify as God and are collectively called the Trinity" (Cummings, Kusner, Lucero, Padgett, Gollery, & Pargament., 2017).HumanityAccording to Diffey (2015), humans were created in the likeness and image of God. Diffey (2015) also explains that while God made all things, humans were the only ones that God breathed life into (Genesis 2:7 NIV). Humans were made to worship God and care for his other creations. Even having dominion over all of God's creations, Adam and Eve were given just one simple rule. They were not to eat fruit from the forbidden tree. This tree was the tree of good and
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