In the Christian worldview God must be at the center of ones life to accomplish

In the christian worldview god must be at the center

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physical, mental, and spiritual wellness while one is alive (Humanity, 2017). In the Christian worldview, God must be at the center of one’s life to accomplish the human purpose. Human purpose is a responsive way of handling the problems human nature has caused for all humanity. There is no doubt that the fall of mankind is to root cause of human problems. Psalms 8 illustrates how God placed man slight below himself and gave man all dominion of his creations in return for obedience (English Standard Version). Envious of the all-knowing god, Adam and Eve went against God’s demands to not eat off the tree of good and evil. Consequently, Adam and Eve’s rebellion and disobedience towards God resulted in the root cause of all human problems. Jesus Jesus’ is the Son of God, one-third of the Godhead that is known as the Holy Trinity. In fact, because Jesus is the one and only true Son of God, he was the awaited Messiah. Jesus was God’s way of returning to earth to dwell with his beloved followers. “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of
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3 grace and truth” (John 1:14, English Standard Version). Jesus ambled through the earth like any other human being had before him, yet he was anything but ordinary. He was born from a woman and that made him human. However, Jesus is the Son of God and that makes him equally as divine as his father. Thus, making Jesus Christ both human and divine. In the Christian worldview, Jesus is the only path to God and salvation. God sacrificed his only Son as atonement for humanity’s sins. So, in other words, Jesus was sent to earth as redemption for those who had already committed sin. During his ministry, Jesus traveled all around Galilee directing sermons of his teachings, recruiting disciples, avoiding temptation from Satan, and performing miracles until his crucifixion. Since Jesus died without sin, he is believed to be the perfect human ever to have lived. The identity and work of Jesus Christ are significant for Christians because he is at the center of their worldview. The Christian worldview believes “humanity should look to Jesus for fulfillment, salvation, purpose, and ethics” (Jesus Christ, 2017). Restoration In the Christian worldview, the answer to human problems is none other than Jesus Christ himself. As mentioned in the past, humans are inherently sinful and in the Christian worldview, the only way humanity can find salvation if it is through Christ. The role grace plays in Christian salvation is an initiative God has presented mankind with when it comes to being saved and faith is believing God will restore all brokenness (Gospel, 2017). Christians think that the transformation of self and society happens when individuals start helping more than themselves. “Ultimately, faith is about an inner transformation of the human heart toward love that enables a person to do good selflessly” (Merrick, 2014). Christians believe that giving oneself completely to God and willingly allowing him inside your being will guide one to transformation.
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