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Each of us today has an operating system we use to go through life. This operating system is called our worldview. Our worldview is how we determine reality and make decisions like: What is good and what is evil. What is real and what is false. What is worthwhile and what is worthless. Those distinctions are each derived from our worldview.

Jesus said that we act out of what we believe at our core operating level.

Each of us have a processor that dictates behavior.

Matthew 12:35 (NKJV) A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.

Matthew 15:19 (NKJV) For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.

Mark 7:21 (NKJV) For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,


Our worldview slowly takes shape through life and dictates most of our responses each day to choices, events, and experiences we have. As babies, we process the world, and start forming our own reality. We go through life from the very start listening, filtering, picking, and choosing.

Parents, the web, TV, media, music, games, school, experiences, religion, and our surrounding culture all blend together to form a working worldview.

When we want something it is because it fits into our worldview.

Whether we watch or listen or participate in anything is driven, in the background, by our worldview.

Whether we want a job, learn a trade, or continue in education are all byproducts of this worldview framework we use.

Rational people, normal people, ordinary people, and those without impairment usually choose activities that “fit” into what they believe is right, helpful, and consistent with their reality or worldview.

So for example, the worldview of the Islamic terrorists in the news called ISIS motivates them to capture, kill, and by any means accomplish conquest is what they in their worldview they have been taught and convinced is right. To us they are barbaric. To them, they are reformers returning the Middle East to its rightful order.



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