Benchmark - Gospel Essentials.docx - 1 Name Course CWV:101 Date Instructor Adam Rasmussen Benchmark Gospel Essentials The Christian worldview has

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Name:Course:CWV:101Date: 08/04/19Instructor:Adam RasmussenBenchmark - Gospel EssentialsThe Christian worldview has specific elements that are uniquely essential to it. In this worldview, everyone that follows it has the same essential elements because no matter where they are, it remains constant. The answers to each question help gain a complete understanding of what the Christian worldview is about. Depending on each belief it is essential to breakdown their world view into elements to make it easy to understand. To understand the Christian faith, there are numerous questions that have to be answered, which each fall into the categories of God, humanity, Jesus and restoration. To dig further it is also important to analyze one’s thoughtson the Christian worldview, as well as reflect upon one’s one worldview.GodOne of the questions that seems most difficult to answer is, what is God like? Although everyone’s answer will be within the same range, the majority of answers will be different. God is divine meaning that he is perfect. He is the example that all Christians follow and try to be like. There are numerous characteristics of God, some of which all Christians try to portray in their own personal lives and others that only he is capable of having. According to the Bible, “thefruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control” (Galatians 5:22-23). These characteristics are what Christians try to reflect in their daily lives. God is, “unchanging, eternal, all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-present” (Diffey, 2015, para. 11).1
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These are only characteristics that God is able to have because he is above everyone else, meaning that he is able to do what we cannot. Something else that he was able to create due to the fact that he is powerful, was the world and everything in it. In Genesis 1, the story of creationis told. God created the world in 6 days, as well as creating the first human. These characteristics help gather an idea of how to answer the question of who God is. HumanityThe next element that is important to understand is humanity. First off, the purpose of humans is to take care of al of God’s creations, as well as reflect his character within ourselves. In Genesis 2 God let Adam name all of the livestock. This shows that God wanted to let humans’
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