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The Pulse, with Joseph Mattera
Thursday, June 15, 2017
10 Telltale Signs You Lack a Biblical Worldview

What you believe colors the lens through which you view the world. Does your worldview align with the Word of God? (Pixabay)
Through the years, I have discovered that the average Christian and a large number of church ministers lack a biblical worldview. By biblical worldview, I am referring to interpreting all of life through the lens of Scripture. That is to say, your view of politics, sanctity of life, marriage, economics, education, science and law is derived from biblical principles. The average believer only has a piecemeal understanding of Scripture, instead of a comprehensive world and life view, which has resulted in the church becoming irrelevant in the public square.

If we are going to fulfill our assignment as the salt of the earth and the light of the world, we need to shift the body of Christ towards a faith that is consistent, cohesive and comprehensive. Anything less than this will result in a continual decline of morality in civil society. The purpose of this article is to inspire believers to think God's thoughts like He does with regards to everything in faith and culture.

The following are 10 signs you lack a biblical worldview: 

1. You think the word "government" refers only to politics.

Often, I have asked Christ-followers: "What is the first thing you think about when I say the word 'government'? " Invariably the answer is always about the president, their governor or their mayor. Basically, they think of a political leader. This is because culture has been brainwashed by humanism the past 150 years to believe that civic government is responsible to take care of our every need. As a means to prove this, purchase an edition of Webster's dictionary from the early 19th century and look up the word "government. read more
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