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relation with him. Each person has their own special purpose God gifted them with. God makes these intentions because his love is unconditional and he truly know us. The root of every one of humanity’s problems is sin. According to Diffey (2015), “Humanity was created to have life, but the fall introduced sin into the world, which led to the entrance of death in theworld” (para. 10). If Adam and Eve did not disobey God’s command, humans would be living eternity with God in a sinless world. Adam and Eve’s disobedience to God released evilinto the world. Everyone sins and that is the reason why there is a wrong with the world. Romans 3:23 says, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” JesusHuman and God is Jesus’ true identity. Jesus is the Messiah and the Son of God, part of the trinity. John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life,” Jesus came down to earth and was in human form. He knew what was needed of him. In Matthew 20:28, Jesus explains,“even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and give his life as a ransom for many.” While Jesus was on earth traveling around gathering disciples, He taught the gospel, 3
A Paradigm of a Healing Hospitaldid good work, preached, healed the sick, feed the hungry, and more. Jesus allowed himself tobe crucified as repentance for our sin. He saved all of us from sin and death. Jesus’ identity and work is significant for the Christian worldview because the Christian faith is centered on Jesus. According to Cummings, Kusner, Lucero, Padgett, Gollery, & Pargament, (2017), “Jesus sets Christianity apart from the other major monotheistic religions” (p.36). There is no Christian worldview without Jesus. Every human is a sinner who is in need of rescue. When people turn to Jesus as their savior, their sins are forgiven and they are able to start fresh, turning away from sin and focusing on God. We need to understand what kind of person Jesuslived to be which is the example of how Christians should live. RestorationThe solution to human problems is salvation through Jesus Christ alone. “God's plan is to restore people to himself, that they might be fully reconciled to a right relationship that wassevered due to sin” (Lecture 5, 2015). Our sins being forgiven, helps us have a relationship with God and Jesus is the only way to have a relationship with God. Grace and faith play the role of in Christian salvation because it is how we are granted forgiveness. Placing your faith in Jesus is a must from the people. They must confess their sins and their need of a savior.