November 5, 2012
ROMANS AND THE CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW
Paul’s argument in Romans is foundational to the Biblical/Christian Worldview. Paul brings to realization of what God is revealing to the Christian World. Most Christians do not understand the consequences of not obeying the moral laws and its values. Christians are influenced by other religions because of the lack of understanding the expectations and the fact of being accountable for their actions. Paul is presenting specific directions as how to live a godly life and to show consideration to others. This is imperative for Christians in today’s society as well as it was to the Romans. Acquiring a good foundation in the word of God is important for all Christians. What does Romans inform us regarding Creation? The book of Romans informs us of the expectations of what God has in store for all things. There was a falling away from God in the Garden of Eden which brought trouble to man and the earth. But God has a plan to redeem all those who are faithful and believe in His word. Romans 8:19-22 reveals the fact of all creation will be unchained from the burden imposed upon them, into the glory of God. Natural Creation: Mans belief in the creation from the beginning of this world, should save all who believe in the redemption of God. Romans 1:22 clearly states that man who does not believe in the creation is foolish. Human Nature: Romans 1:20 explains, people do not have any excuse as not to believe. Since the beginning God has expressed His wondrous powers and divine nature. It also mentions the creation of the world and the attributes of God that are invisible. Christians should be able to comprehend the qualities of God through the things he has done. Humans are always seeking a new thing or technology to replace what has already been established, and in most instances it is not always the best thing to do. Paul wrote the letter...