Christianity and Johnson Worldview Assignment Essay

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Heather Johnson
Worldview Assignment
I. Worldview is the way someone sees the world; it is a mental model of reality. It is the framework of life and effects the way we see everything. Everyone has a worldview, good or bad. A biblical worldview helps us to live life correctly, using the Bible as a filter, and we believe our reason of being is to serve the Lord. As Colossians 3:17 says “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”
II. 1. Origin- As a Christian, we believe in the word of God and we filter our lives through the Bible. We believe that He created us and everything around us. We stand by the fact that God sacrificed His only son for our sins, for us to be able to walk on this planet that He created for us.
Explained in Genesis 1:1, Psalms 24:1-2
2. Identity- The difference between humans and everything else in the world is that He created us in His image. Every person was created different but we were all made to serve and to love the Lord. Every person was created unique, big or small, pretty or handsome, some sinners and some believers. Though every human looks different or acts different we are all created with one purpose or meaning. This is our true identity.
Explained in Genesis 1:27, 1 Peter 2:9
3. Meaning- God has a personal relationship with every individual person. There is value in everybody because God gave us purpose, to not only serve Him but to glorify Him. We were given authority of the world, and the responsibility to take care of its animals, plants and land.
Explained in John 13:34-35, 2 Timothy 3:16
4. Morality- Morality is a sense of good or bad, right or wrong. The Lord has spoken through the mouths of others to write the Bible which has taught us how to treat everyone around us. We were all created with a conscience, realizing that we all sin and no one is perfect except for our Lord and Savior.
Explained in Romans 13:8-10, Galatians 3:28
5. Destiny- The belief of Heaven and eternal life is our destiny. We know that no one can live a sin free life and we are not judged by moral perfection. We must ask Him to forgive us for our sins, to accept us as his children, to…