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Part One:
What is a Worldview? A worldview is a person's philosophy of life and the framework that one uses to interpret the world, life and themselves. We use this philosophy and framework to base our entire decision making. When developing our worldview we, without realizing it, are influenced by our parents, peers, teachers, the media and our religious education. A worldview "provides the foundation on which we live and move and have our being." (Weider and Gutierrez, 2013 p.59)
Part Two:
The Question of Origin- The biblical/Christian worldview believes that God created everything, therefore God is our creator. (Genesis 1:1) "God existed before anything seen or unseen". (Weider and Gutierrez, 2013 p.84) God spoke and the world was created, creating the world and mankind out of nothing. The Apostle Paul wrote in Colossians 1:16-17 the role of Jesus Christ, for by him all things were created.
The Question of Identity- Genesis 1:26 says that "God Created mankind in his own image". Genesis 1:28 says that "mankind should act as his representative and steward to all of his creation". This clearly states that mankind was created in God's image and we were given the responsibility to care for the earth.
The Question of Meaning/Purpose- Why do we exist? John 17:3 tells us that our purpose is to have an intimate relationship with God and Salvation through Jesus Christ. We don't need to follow tenants of a religion, pillars or just do good works; we should focus on a relationship with Jesus Christ. God created mankind for his glory and for man to enjoy the blessings of God. (Timothy 6:17)
The Question of Morality- Right and wrong are not relative to a man’s perspective but are based upon God’s holy standard. (Weider and Gutierrez, 2013 p.58) Man was born a sinner and cannot save himself therefore redemption was needed. (Psalms 51:5) We…...

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