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1Benchmark - Gospel EssentialsGuadalupe TovarDepartment of Business, Grand Canyon UniversityCWV 101: Christian WorldviewDr. MeyerNovember 21, 2020
Benchmark - Gospel EssentialsGospel Essential BeliefsIn the Christian worldview, there are many topics and ideas discussed that are full of wonder and belief that can help our understanding in our morals in Christian faith. In the Christian Worldview, the Gospel essentials are part of the wisdom and acuity we carry today, andit is important to understand that everyone is different and carries a unique worldview that follows their given beliefs. In addition, many individuals will differentiate their beliefs and ideas on how one should live according to the Christian belief, however, the main parts of the Christian worldview that bring us together are the entailment of God himself, we as humanity, Jesus Christ, and the restoration of us as his people. An analysis of the Christian faith uncovers a strong origination of God, humanity, salvation in the individual & work of Jesus Christ, and the implications of these beliefs among its adherents. Each of these essentials make up a congealed foundation of the Christian worldview that can be depicted on how these concepts are essential to this according worldview. Nature of GodIn the Christian worldview, God has existed as not only the creator of the world, but a loving God that leads with an austere hand. God is also the trinity as well as seen through God’s disciples that he does not want to condemn us as sinners, but rather save us. The study of God can be seen as there is only one god. All things considered, God exist in three individuals: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; furthermore, one genuine God is three-fold in nature. In Genesis 1:26-27, this can be shown when “God said, ‘Let us make man in our image’… God created manin His image” (Gen. 1:26-28, King James Versions, 1611). In genesis 1:1, the story of creation is created by “he”, meaning god, one of God’s beginning creations can be an example with Adam 2
and Eve. From the bible, we can reflect and see that God had created “Adam from dust” and followed Eve’s creation from “one of Adam’s ribs” (Gen. 2:21-22, King James Version, 1611). God loved his children and created the Garden of Eden for them to live. Notwithstanding, he set up one guideline that should have been followed as Adam and Eve lived in this garden, it was to not eat the fruit from the tree of information on evil and good. This can be appeared through Satan's (the serpent/snake) doing as he demolished Adam and Eve's lives by being exiled from the Garden and entering a world with full of sin. This can be a great example of portraying God’scharacteristics. He, a loving god, wants us to succeed in life. Adding on to this, God is additionally a father of order and shows this as he won't bring rejoice in his creation for the individuals who don't accept or adhere to his guidelines. Some characteristics of God can be seenthrough the attributes of God that describes that he is “unchanging, eternal, all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-present” (Diffey, 2020). As well as his personal characteristics that show that