A Christian World View Analysis

analytical Essay
719 words
719 words

The essay, “A Christian World View,” by Mickenzie Neely seeks to address some major themes that pertain to a Christian worldview. The essay, in summary, states that “serving others, accepting and giving grace, sacrifice, and justice are all essential to living for Christ.” This essay was presented in a way in which she used facts and scriptures from the Bible to support her point. This paper will analysis Neely’s main arguments and will evaluate my opinion of her writing. The main topics that apply to my Christian worldview are love, service, grace and forgiving.
Neely opened her paper with a powerful but yet simple scripture from the Bible. “God is Love.” (1 John 4.16) I believe this is one of the many important scriptures to look back on when talking about a Christian worldview. Love is the core of my Christian worldview. In Luke's Gospel, Jesus mentions this "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” He says, "Give to everyone who asks of you. And from him who takes away your goods do not ask them back…” (Luke 6:30-36) Christian love is giving to others what you would want them to give to you in that situation, even if they can’t give it back.
Love isn’t just a feeling, it’s a lifestyle. In Neely’s essay, she mentions that service matters because Christians are duty …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes mickenzie neely's essay, "a christian world view," which addresses major themes that pertain to a christian worldview.
  • Explains that neely opened her paper with a powerful but yet simple scripture from the bible, "god is love." love is the core of their christian worldview.
  • Analyzes how neely's essay emphasizes that service matters because christians are duty bound to love.
  • Opines that many people, like themselves, are only ankle deep in god's grace when he wants us to swim in it.
  • Explains that christian's are supposed to be forgiving because god is. forgiveness does not mean recanting the fact that what happened to them was wrong.
  • Opines that love, grace, forgiveness, and service make a christian worldview strong.

Christian’s are supposed to be forgiving because God is. In the words of Charles Stanley, “We are to forgive so that we may enjoy God's goodness without feeling the weight of anger burning deep within our hearts. Forgiveness does not mean we recant the fact that what happened to us was wrong. Instead, we roll our burdens onto the Lord and allow Him to carry them for us." This quote helps better understand that I don’t forgive because it natural, but instead because God forgave me. I need to forgive by faith until God’s work is done. This relates to sacrifice in the fact that I can sacrifice my own feelings, in order to let God do His

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