Biblical World View

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Biblical World View Jerry Myrick Liberty University New Testament Survey BIBL 110 Dr. Gary Moritz September 11, 2014

BIBLICAL WORLD VIEW Biblical World View I turned 44 years old this year, and as I think back to my earliest memory, I believe I established my Biblical Worldview early on in my life. Studying the bible and taking new


courses on Christianity help solidify my core beliefs. Genesis 1-11 sets the base for biblical truth for the teaching of the natural word, human identity, human relationships, and culture and Paul revisited those topics in Romans 1 - 8. I have come to the conclusion years ago that Christians know how they are supposed to view the world. However, the Christian communities and the family unit have failed at helping each other live as Christians should live. When non-Christians see Christian they general can’t tell the difference. We Christians have the worst habit of kicking another Christian when he or she fails. We gossip just like non-believers do. We yell when we are not being treated in a Christ-like manner, but see no issues when our tongue persecutes another. Human nature is such a complicated thing to understand why we do what we do. I believe we have truly lost site on what we believe and how to live it. Don’t think for a minute that I’m excluding myself. Oh, how I wish I had lived better and pray that I try to do better as I move forward with life. All I know to do is pray and ask for forgiveness. During my childhood, it was always presented that God created the natural world in six literal days. In Romans 1:20 Paul writes, “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – His eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.” In II Peter 3:8 NIV which reads, “But do not forget this one thing, dear friends, With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are...