The Three Pieces of My Worldview Puzzle
I have always known throughout my whole life that I am a Christian, but I never actually new just how important it is to have and know my Worldview. I have also known that there were more Worldviews than the Christian Worldview, but I never knew how different their beliefs were. I grew up in a Baptist church and about 2 years ago I began exploring the Jehovah’s Witness, or JW religion; however, I am still part of the Christian Worldview because I believe in God as my creator. Even though I knew that God was my creator, I never believed everything that I learned from the Baptists version of the Holy Bible. When I started reading the New World Translation I knew that this was what I believed and I began living my life according to the ethics and morals from this version of the Bible. The three components that make up my Worldview are ultimate reality, human nature, and ethics because they shaped my thoughts, experiences, education, and life decisions. Let me begin with the most important piece of my Worldview puzzle, which is my ultimate reality. I am a Christian because I believe that God (Jehovah) is the creator of mankind and the entire Universe, and that Jesus (Christ) is his only son. Many other religions within the Christian Worldview argue that Jehovah’s Witnesses are not Christians; they are actually more like a cult. This description in my opinion is nothing more than a judgment made by opposing religions due to contradictory beliefs. In my religion, which is the JW, we believe that God is only one person and that the Holy Trinity reveals him as three persons, or a three headed freak person (Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania, copyright 2011). Another conflicting belief among various religions inside the Christian Worldview is in regards to the death and resurrection of mankind; however, their beliefs regarding this aspect are much closer ultimately than those of opposing Worldviews. Beliefs...
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