From here, human nature would begin a life of seeking a path towards sin.What is Human Purpose?“All things have been created through him and for him (Colossians 1:16).” Our purpose,on earth, in the beginning was to live our lives true to the word of God and share dominion overGods creation; as this was stated in the Genesis, and prior to the Fall, we were given a gardenwhich would take care of our needs as long as we worked it. After the Fall, we were to live our
lives overcoming sin and remain on a path free of sin, as we would work towards an afterlife inthe Kingdom and family of God.What is the root cause of Human Problems?"For affliction does not come from the dust, Nor does trouble sprout from the ground, Forman is born for trouble, As sparks fly upward. (Job 1:1)” As the verse states, we (humanity) areborn into a life of sin. It is in our hearts and our own selfishness from our own thoughts is theproblem within human nature; the way we break down and rationalize all things around us.JesusWhat is the True Identity of Jesus?Jesus Christ was one person but shared a dual role; he was God who displayed a divinenature and man, who displayed a human nature. He was fully God and Jesus Christ, two of theTrinity. And although the two natures were one united person, their natures remain severed anddistinctly divided.What did Jesus Do?Jesus was the incarnation of God, who came to earth to teach and guide humanity as anexample of how we were to live towards our spiritual goal. He was crucified to die for the sins ofall the people. When he rose, he was proof that God was watching over us, and it changed theviews of those who turned away from Christianity; the deserters returned as followers.Why is the Identity of Jesus and His work Significant for the Christian Worldview?
As Jesus was God in the flesh, and we are made in God’s image, this would mean wewere also made in the image of Jesus. Jesus provided many examples of how to live, how to treatothers, how to handle situations we encountered, as well as made promises that God wouldwatch over us. When Jesus was crucified, died, and then rose again, this gave a living example ofthose promises which solidified the beliefs of the Christian Worldview.RestorationWhat is the Solution to Human Problems According to the Christian Worldview?The solution to human problems is to begin living as Jesus and God has directed; not todisplay hate towards each other, not to close off those seeking help, to not be selfish towardseveryone, to maintain our faith. We must begin with correcting ourselves and work outwardtowards others to “spread the love” that God wants us to spread. We must help transform ourcommunity in order to grow as a society and change the problems we have brought on ourselves.
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