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Worldview Assignment

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APOL 104 D27 LUO
Contemporary Worldviews
Liberty University Online

By
Ryan Mapleton
4/6/2015
Defining Worldview A worldview is the person’s philosophy about life, a framework a person bring to decision-making, and a filter or lens which a person uses to interpret life and the word around them.
The Biblical Worldview
Origin
The usual questions that are asked when finding the question of origin are “How did life begin?” and “How did mankind come into existence?” In biblical worldview, God is the reason that everything exist. The Bible says “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). It is professed by the psalmist, David that God is his creator (Psalms 136: 13 -16).
Identity
“What does it mean to be human?” and “Are humans more important than animals?” are the questions asked to seek the answer of the question of identity. In biblical worldview, God created mankind above the animal because it says in the bible that men and women were created in Gods image. The bible tells us that we are supposed to take of the animals (Genesis 1:26-27). Psalms 8:5 states that man was created “little lower than angels.”
Meaning and Purpose
The specific question that is mainly asked to answer the question of meaning and purpose is that “Why does mankind exist?” or “Why do I exist?” In the biblical worldview, it’s about having a relationship with God and knowing God. The bible is how God reaches mankind and tell us in the bible “That they may know you, the only true God.” (John 17:3). We will worship, praise his name, and spread the word of God to fulfill his ultimate plan. One of the verse that I that helps answer the question of meaning and purpose is Psalms 100:1-5.

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