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Everyone has a worldview, whether we know it or not. Worldview is the way a person makes sense of the world, life and reality. For example: I view the glass as half full, but you might view the glass as half empty. We both see the glass but we do not agree on how to view it. Our worldview is formed by our education, family beliefs, the culture we live in, and media we are exposed to. For many of us our surrounding culture influences our worldview and we have never had to think about why we believe what we believe and we wouldn’t be able to defend our beliefs to others.

Within the Christian/Biblical worldview, the question of origin is entirely rooted in God. This worldview believes that God created all that there is and he rules over it sovereignly. We believe that God is infinite and there was never a time that God did not exist. God is not part of creation, and he affirms that what he has created is good (Genesis 1:31, 1Timothy 4:4-5). God created man in his own image, male and female (Genesis 1:27).
In the Christian/Biblical world view, the question of identity is not figured out through our surroundings but by understanding who we are in God’s eyes because we are created in His image. God created us to go out in the world and tell of His works (Matthew 5:15-16). I am a child of God and I belong to him (John 1:12).
In the Christian/Biblical worldview, the question of meaning/purpose is “Why do I exist?” We are to be followers of Christ and in doing so we are fulfilling God’s plan for our life. We are to use the bible to help reach others to tell them of His saving grace (Ephesians 3:9-10). We are to have an intimate relationship with Christ and serve him faithfully (1 Samuel 12:24).
The question of Morality/Ethics is “How do we know what is right and what is wrong?” We need to follow the 10 commandments that God has given to us.…...

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