The Scientific World View
If you can put it in a test tube, examine it under a microscope, or explain it through natural processes, that’s all you need.
Who are you? Where did you come from? Why are you here?
This world view has quite naturally led to Agnosticism and Atheism. That is, you don’t need God as long as you have test tubes, microcscopes, and telescopes.
The tragedy is that many Christians live as though they hold this view, although they would never admit it. But we are talking about the way people think and behave, not what they say. I can say loudly, I believe in God! But if I don’t live as if I believe in God then people can rightly challenge whether I really do. Some people just know the right theological terms to use to make everybody else think they believe in God. A person’s world view is demonstrated by his feet, not just his tongue. In other words, his walk has to match his talk. The Second category of worldview is the,
Spiritual World View
When people pick up their newspapers and turn to their horoscope for the day, they’re looking for something outside of this world that will guide their lives and their decisions making. Obviously, this is not the worldview of the Bible.