The Importance Of Worldview

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According to James W. Sire, “A worldview is a commitment a fundamental orientation of the heart, that can be expressed as a story or in a set of presuppositions (assumptions which may be true, partially true or entirely false) that we hold (consciously or subconsciously, consistently or inconsistently) about the basic constitution of reality, and that provides the foundation on which we live and move and have our being” (Sire, page 20). With that being said a worldview can change, you may not always have the same worldview as you did when you were younger. A worldview can easily be changed by different personal experiences, education, and exposure to different cultures. A worldview consists of what you believe about prime reality, external reality, human beings, death, knowledge, morality, meaning of human history, and personal core…show more content…
A human being can be looked at as a highly complex machine, a sleeping God, Imago dei, or a naked ape. I believe a human being is any living person that God put on this earth. I Believe this because when I look around me, I do not just see us as so called machine, because we all work differently and not one single person is exactly the same as anyone else. The Bible says, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:27). What happens when someone dies? Death can be looked at as personal extinction, transformation to a higher state, reincarnation, or departure to the “other” side. I believe that when someones dies, they either go to heaven of hell. Without asking the Lord and Savior into your heart you will go to hell. The Bible says, “ "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16). I believe this because growing up I always went to church with my grandparents and that is what they have brought me up to believe
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