Here are the four main worldviews that show sin’s effects and what the Gospel can do, from this mornings sermon available at our sermons page.
|Worldview||Guilt / Justice||Shame / Honour||Fear / Power||Indifference / Belonging|
|Typical Location||West||East (Middle East, Northern Africa, Asia)||South (sub-Saharan Africa, tribal, Caribbean)||Secular societies|
|Sin’s result||Separation / Guilt||Shame||Fear/curse/bondage||Indifference|
|Solution in Jesus||Payment / Substitute||Honour Restored / Cleansing||Deliverance||Belonging with purpose|
|Image of salvation||Courtroom / Justice||Relationship / Cleansing||Power / Freedom||Coming home|
|Relationship with God||Judge who declares “Not guilty!”||Father who restores Honour||Creator who protects and delivers||Family who welcomes you|
|Biblical examples||Adam & Eve confronted with disobedience and consequence.Romans 5 justified by faith||Adam & Eve naked shame.Prodigal son story||Adam & Eve – afraid and hid.Psalm 91:4 refuge under God’s wingsBlind Bartimaeus||Adam & Eve’s son CainZacchaeus|