Worldview is the fundamental cognitive orientation of an individual or society encompassing the entirety of the individual or society's knowledge and point of view (Wikipedia, 2015). This word is very important in all aspects of life as we express our views to those with different perspectives.
There are five basis which I will expand on in this paper: Origin, Identity, Meaning/Purpose, Morality and Destiny.
One who is of a biblical worldview does not need to venture far in order to find origin. Genesis 1:1 starts us on the path that explains how God created the world and mankind Throughout the biblical reference there are many passages that lead us back to the book of Genesis. Psalm 100:3 solidifies the premise that God himself created man. That we are indeed his children. These are important elements as we take our Christian journey. They allow us to “defend” our beginnings to those with a different worldview.
Identity is also a well-covered item in the biblical sense. Genesis 2:7 relates how we were formed and how we were given life. It establishes a baseline for our identity to be formed. God identified to us that we were created in his image and therefore we all have a common identity. Isaiah 64:8 tells us we are formed to be the work and workers of Gad. The sheep of his flock.
To have meaning you must have purpose. The two are intertwined. In 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 we are told that our bodies are the temples of God and we are to use them for his purpose. The purpose intended for us is to glorify God. Proverbs 16:4 expresses to us that all of us are made for God even the wicked or evil. One would have to ask why does god need the wicked or evil but all mankind are to be the children of God.
The bible is the baseline for the next component, morality. Exodus chapter 20 is the ultimate guideline for living in a moral nature. God gave Moses the…