Essay On Christian Worldview

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Christianity is the largest religious group in the world, making up nearly 31% of Earth's population (Hackett & McClendon, 2017). Christianity is under the theistic umbrella of worldviews which means it believes in the existence of one divine being. As many other religions, Christianity has a core values that encompass the entire worldview. Some of the essentials that make up Christianity are God, the nature of Humanity, the importance of Jesus, how grace can restore human's relationship with God, the influence of the worldview, and how it can all be applied to an individual's life.
God is a core characteristic of the Christian worldview and without him there wouldn't be Christianity. God according to the Christian worldview has many attributes such as being loving, faithful, holy, good, all-knowing, powerful, eternal,
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Jesus's identity in the Christian worldview is the son of God who was sent down from heaven to be the savior of humanity. Jesus, as summarized in Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, saved the world by being crucified on the cross to take on wrath of God for the forgiveness of mankind. Jesus is important to the Christian worldview because, "The primary affirmation is that Christ is the only way to human flourishing or salvation" (Thangaraj, 2017). Without Jesus, Christians could not make it to heaven thus he is the key to the afterlife. Jesus also serves as a role model to Christians, in Philippians 2:5-8 it illustrates how Christians should be more like Jesus, "Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness, and being found in appearance as a man, humbled himself and became obedient to death - even death on a