Origin, Purpose and Destiny                   Dr. Kenneth Boa               Reflections Ministries
Overview
OverviewThe Question of Meaning
OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of Truth
OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of TruthThree Cultural Trends
OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of TruthThree Cultural TrendsThree Worldviews
OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of TruthThree Cultural TrendsThree WorldviewsImplications of the Christian Wor...
Origin, Purpose, and Destiny   The Question of Meaning
Origin, Purpose, and Destiny     The Question of Truth
Three Cultural Trends
Three Cultural Trends
Three Cultural TrendsSecularization
Three Cultural TrendsSecularizationPrivatization
Three Cultural TrendsSecularizationPrivatizationPluralization
Three Worldviews
Three Worldviews
Three WorldviewsNaturalism
Three WorldviewsNaturalismMonism
Three WorldviewsNaturalismMonismTheism
Three Theistic Alternatives and          Missions
Three Theistic Alternatives and          Missions National   Territorial   Relational
Three Theistic Alternatives and          Missions National   Territorial   Relational
Three Theistic Alternatives and          Missions National   Territorial   Relational
Naturalism
NaturalismView of God (Ultimate Reality)
NaturalismView of God (Ultimate Reality)   God does not exist (atheism)
Naturalism   View of God (Ultimate Reality)       God does not exist (atheism)We cannot know if God exists (agnosticism)
Naturalism     View of God (Ultimate Reality)        God does not exist (atheism) We cannot know if God exists (agnosticis...
Naturalism
NaturalismView of Nature
NaturalismView of Nature  Essence:
Naturalism     View of Nature         Essence:Eternal, uncreated matter
Naturalism     View of Nature         Essence:Eternal, uncreated matter       Behavior:
Naturalism       View of Nature           Essence:  Eternal, uncreated matter           Behavior:All events governed by in...
Naturalism
NaturalismView of Human Condition
NaturalismView of Human Condition        Essence:Totally material/physical
Naturalism     View of Human Condition             Essence:     Totally material/physical             Behavior:Self-direct...
Naturalism     View of Human Condition             Essence:     Totally material/physical             Behavior:Self-direct...
Monism
MonismView of God (Ultimate Reality)
MonismView of God (Ultimate Reality)         Essence:  Impersonal force or spirit
Monism  View of God (Ultimate Reality)            Essence:     Impersonal force or spirit           Attributes:Beyond mora...
Monism  View of God (Ultimate Reality)            Essence:     Impersonal force or spirit           Attributes:Beyond mora...
Monism
MonismView of Nature
Monism           View of Nature              Essence:Physical realm either an illusion or a      manifestation of divinity
Monism               View of Nature                  Essence:    Physical realm either an illusion or a          manifesta...
Monism
MonismView of Human Condition
Monism        View of Human ConditionEssence: Spiritual/psychic; uncreated; part             of divine oneness
Monism        View of Human ConditionEssence: Spiritual/psychic; uncreated; part             of divine onenessBehavior: Hu...
Monism        View of Human ConditionEssence: Spiritual/psychic; uncreated; part             of divine onenessBehavior: Hu...
Theism
TheismView of God (Ultimate Reality)
Theism  View of God (Ultimate Reality)Essence: Personal; uncreated; eternal
Theism      View of God (Ultimate Reality)    Essence: Personal; uncreated; eternalAttributes: Benevolent; holy; just, int...
Theism        View of God (Ultimate Reality)      Essence: Personal; uncreated; eternal  Attributes: Benevolent; holy; jus...
Theism
TheismView of Nature
Theism               View of NatureEssence: Physical realm created by God out of                   nothing
Theism               View of NatureEssence: Physical realm created by God out of                   nothing   Behavior: Phy...
Theism
TheismView of Human Condition
Theism       View of Human ConditionEssence: Composite of spiritual & material;       created by God and for God
Theism       View of Human ConditionEssence: Composite of spiritual & material;       created by God and for GodBehavior: ...
Theism       View of Human ConditionEssence: Composite of spiritual & material;       created by God and for GodBehavior: ...
The Splendor of God’s Creation
Features of the World
Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginning
Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universe
Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystems
Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystemsHuman c...
Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystemsHuman c...
Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystemsHuman c...
THREE WORLDVIEWS     THEISM    (Personal)    MONISM    (Spiritual)  NATURALISM    (Material)
THREE WORLDVIEWS     THEISM    (Personal)    MONISM    (Spiritual)  NATURALISM    (Material)
THREE WORLDVIEWS     THEISM    (Personal)    MONISM    (Spiritual)  NATURALISM    (Material)
THREE WORLDVIEWS     THEISM    (Personal)    MONISM    (Spiritual)  NATURALISM    (Material)
ORIGIN     THEISM  Personal Creator      MONISM Impersonal Agency       (Energy)   NATURALISM     ImpersonalPlus Time and ...
ORIGIN     THEISM  Personal Creator      MONISM Impersonal Agency       (Energy)   NATURALISM     ImpersonalPlus Time and ...
ORIGIN     THEISM  Personal Creator      MONISM Impersonal Agency       (Energy)   NATURALISM     ImpersonalPlus Time and ...
ORIGIN     THEISM  Personal Creator      MONISM Impersonal Agency       (Energy)   NATURALISM     ImpersonalPlus Time and ...
PURPOSE    THEISM   Relationships (Other-Centered)    MONISMSelf-Actualization  NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
PURPOSE    THEISM   Relationships (Other-Centered)    MONISMSelf-Actualization  NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
PURPOSE    THEISM   Relationships (Other-Centered)    MONISMSelf-Actualization  NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
PURPOSE    THEISM   Relationships (Other-Centered)    MONISMSelf-Actualization  NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
DESTINY       THEISMUnbounded Relational Life        MONISM        Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation)    NATURALISM  Phys...
DESTINY       THEISMUnbounded Relational Life        MONISM        Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation)    NATURALISM  Phys...
DESTINY       THEISMUnbounded Relational Life        MONISM        Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation)    NATURALISM  Phys...
DESTINY       THEISMUnbounded Relational Life        MONISM        Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation)    NATURALISM  Phys...
THREE WORLDVIEWS
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
Systems of Thought
Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)
Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)Mystical-Open(Byzantine &Medieval)
Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)Mystical-Open(Byzantine &Medieval)Logical-Closed(Enlightenment)
Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)Mystical-Open(Byzantine &Medieval)Logical-Closed(Enlightenment)Mystical-Close...
False-Truth Claims
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE  There are no absolutes!      Are you absolutely sure    ...
False-Truth Claims
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                     RESPONSE                               How about the worldview  Al...
False-Truth Claims
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
False-Truth Claims        THE CLAIM                      RESPONSE    All things are in flux-                               ...
THREE WORLDVIEWS
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW       ORIGIN         PURPOSE        DESTINY                                              UNBOUND...
The Implications of the Christian          Worldview
A PERSONAL ULTIMATE
A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN      PURPOSE       DESTINY                           UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR  (...
A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN      PURPOSE       DESTINY                           UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR  (...
A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN      PURPOSE       DESTINY                           UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR  (...
A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN      PURPOSE       DESTINY                           UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR  (...
A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN      PURPOSE       DESTINY                           UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR  (...
A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN      PURPOSE       DESTINY                           UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR  (...
A PERSUASIVE LIFE
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS      MIND    ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS     HEART   ORTHOPATHY   BEING                   ORTHOPRAXETHO...
AN EMPOWERED LIFE
AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE     RENEWED MIND               RELIANCE ON THE  POWER                    SPIRIT PRACTICE     ...
AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE     RENEWED MIND               RELIANCE ON THE  POWER                    SPIRIT PRACTICE     ...
AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE     RENEWED MIND               RELIANCE ON THE  POWER                    SPIRIT PRACTICE     ...
AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE     RENEWED MIND               RELIANCE ON THE  POWER                    SPIRIT PRACTICE     ...
AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE     RENEWED MIND               RELIANCE ON THE  POWER                    SPIRIT PRACTICE     ...
AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE     RENEWED MIND               RELIANCE ON THE  POWER                    SPIRIT PRACTICE     ...
The End
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    1. 1. Origin, Purpose and Destiny Dr. Kenneth Boa Reflections Ministries
    2. 2. Overview
    3. 3. OverviewThe Question of Meaning
    4. 4. OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of Truth
    5. 5. OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of TruthThree Cultural Trends
    6. 6. OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of TruthThree Cultural TrendsThree Worldviews
    7. 7. OverviewThe Question of MeaningThe Question of TruthThree Cultural TrendsThree WorldviewsImplications of the Christian Worldview
    8. 8. Origin, Purpose, and Destiny The Question of Meaning
    9. 9. Origin, Purpose, and Destiny The Question of Truth
    10. 10. Three Cultural Trends
    11. 11. Three Cultural Trends
    12. 12. Three Cultural TrendsSecularization
    13. 13. Three Cultural TrendsSecularizationPrivatization
    14. 14. Three Cultural TrendsSecularizationPrivatizationPluralization
    15. 15. Three Worldviews
    16. 16. Three Worldviews
    17. 17. Three WorldviewsNaturalism
    18. 18. Three WorldviewsNaturalismMonism
    19. 19. Three WorldviewsNaturalismMonismTheism
    20. 20. Three Theistic Alternatives and Missions
    21. 21. Three Theistic Alternatives and Missions National Territorial Relational
    22. 22. Three Theistic Alternatives and Missions National Territorial Relational
    23. 23. Three Theistic Alternatives and Missions National Territorial Relational
    24. 24. Naturalism
    25. 25. NaturalismView of God (Ultimate Reality)
    26. 26. NaturalismView of God (Ultimate Reality) God does not exist (atheism)
    27. 27. Naturalism View of God (Ultimate Reality) God does not exist (atheism)We cannot know if God exists (agnosticism)
    28. 28. Naturalism View of God (Ultimate Reality) God does not exist (atheism) We cannot know if God exists (agnosticism)The idea of God is a human creation (e.g., Freud)
    29. 29. Naturalism
    30. 30. NaturalismView of Nature
    31. 31. NaturalismView of Nature Essence:
    32. 32. Naturalism View of Nature Essence:Eternal, uncreated matter
    33. 33. Naturalism View of Nature Essence:Eternal, uncreated matter Behavior:
    34. 34. Naturalism View of Nature Essence: Eternal, uncreated matter Behavior:All events governed by innate, physical laws
    35. 35. Naturalism
    36. 36. NaturalismView of Human Condition
    37. 37. NaturalismView of Human Condition Essence:Totally material/physical
    38. 38. Naturalism View of Human Condition Essence: Totally material/physical Behavior:Self-directed, ethics self-determined
    39. 39. Naturalism View of Human Condition Essence: Totally material/physical Behavior:Self-directed, ethics self-determined Destiny: Life ends at death
    40. 40. Monism
    41. 41. MonismView of God (Ultimate Reality)
    42. 42. MonismView of God (Ultimate Reality) Essence: Impersonal force or spirit
    43. 43. Monism View of God (Ultimate Reality) Essence: Impersonal force or spirit Attributes:Beyond morality & human categories
    44. 44. Monism View of God (Ultimate Reality) Essence: Impersonal force or spirit Attributes:Beyond morality & human categories Actions: Moves all things toward unity
    45. 45. Monism
    46. 46. MonismView of Nature
    47. 47. Monism View of Nature Essence:Physical realm either an illusion or a manifestation of divinity
    48. 48. Monism View of Nature Essence: Physical realm either an illusion or a manifestation of divinity Behavior:Laws of nature limited to physical reality; not a reflection of true reality
    49. 49. Monism
    50. 50. MonismView of Human Condition
    51. 51. Monism View of Human ConditionEssence: Spiritual/psychic; uncreated; part of divine oneness
    52. 52. Monism View of Human ConditionEssence: Spiritual/psychic; uncreated; part of divine onenessBehavior: Human ethics unnecessary; goal is self-realization & unity with all things
    53. 53. Monism View of Human ConditionEssence: Spiritual/psychic; uncreated; part of divine onenessBehavior: Human ethics unnecessary; goal is self-realization & unity with all things Destiny: Eternal existence; successive incarnations until enlightenment
    54. 54. Theism
    55. 55. TheismView of God (Ultimate Reality)
    56. 56. Theism View of God (Ultimate Reality)Essence: Personal; uncreated; eternal
    57. 57. Theism View of God (Ultimate Reality) Essence: Personal; uncreated; eternalAttributes: Benevolent; holy; just, intelligent, self-aware
    58. 58. Theism View of God (Ultimate Reality) Essence: Personal; uncreated; eternal Attributes: Benevolent; holy; just, intelligent, self-awareActions: Creator and sustainer of physical realm; source and standard of truth
    59. 59. Theism
    60. 60. TheismView of Nature
    61. 61. Theism View of NatureEssence: Physical realm created by God out of nothing
    62. 62. Theism View of NatureEssence: Physical realm created by God out of nothing Behavior: Physical realm sustained & ordered by God; reflects certain aspects ofGod’s character; humanity given mandate to care for created world
    63. 63. Theism
    64. 64. TheismView of Human Condition
    65. 65. Theism View of Human ConditionEssence: Composite of spiritual & material; created by God and for God
    66. 66. Theism View of Human ConditionEssence: Composite of spiritual & material; created by God and for GodBehavior: Ethics determined by God; our lives are judged by God
    67. 67. Theism View of Human ConditionEssence: Composite of spiritual & material; created by God and for GodBehavior: Ethics determined by God; our lives are judged by GodDestiny: Eternal life with God or eternal separation from God
    68. 68. The Splendor of God’s Creation
    69. 69. Features of the World
    70. 70. Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginning
    71. 71. Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universe
    72. 72. Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystems
    73. 73. Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystemsHuman consciousness
    74. 74. Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystemsHuman consciousnessMoral values
    75. 75. Features of the WorldThe universe had a beginningThe fine-tuning of the universeSpecified complexity in livingsystemsHuman consciousnessMoral valuesHuman dignity, value, andpurpose
    76. 76. THREE WORLDVIEWS THEISM (Personal) MONISM (Spiritual) NATURALISM (Material)
    77. 77. THREE WORLDVIEWS THEISM (Personal) MONISM (Spiritual) NATURALISM (Material)
    78. 78. THREE WORLDVIEWS THEISM (Personal) MONISM (Spiritual) NATURALISM (Material)
    79. 79. THREE WORLDVIEWS THEISM (Personal) MONISM (Spiritual) NATURALISM (Material)
    80. 80. ORIGIN THEISM Personal Creator MONISM Impersonal Agency (Energy) NATURALISM ImpersonalPlus Time and Chance
    81. 81. ORIGIN THEISM Personal Creator MONISM Impersonal Agency (Energy) NATURALISM ImpersonalPlus Time and Chance
    82. 82. ORIGIN THEISM Personal Creator MONISM Impersonal Agency (Energy) NATURALISM ImpersonalPlus Time and Chance
    83. 83. ORIGIN THEISM Personal Creator MONISM Impersonal Agency (Energy) NATURALISM ImpersonalPlus Time and Chance
    84. 84. PURPOSE THEISM Relationships (Other-Centered) MONISMSelf-Actualization NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
    85. 85. PURPOSE THEISM Relationships (Other-Centered) MONISMSelf-Actualization NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
    86. 86. PURPOSE THEISM Relationships (Other-Centered) MONISMSelf-Actualization NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
    87. 87. PURPOSE THEISM Relationships (Other-Centered) MONISMSelf-Actualization NATURALISMSurvival, Autonomy
    88. 88. DESTINY THEISMUnbounded Relational Life MONISM Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation) NATURALISM Physical Annihilation
    89. 89. DESTINY THEISMUnbounded Relational Life MONISM Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation) NATURALISM Physical Annihilation
    90. 90. DESTINY THEISMUnbounded Relational Life MONISM Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation) NATURALISM Physical Annihilation
    91. 91. DESTINY THEISMUnbounded Relational Life MONISM Absorption (Spiritual Annihilation) NATURALISM Physical Annihilation
    92. 92. THREE WORLDVIEWS
    93. 93. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    94. 94. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    95. 95. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    96. 96. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    97. 97. Systems of Thought
    98. 98. Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)
    99. 99. Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)Mystical-Open(Byzantine &Medieval)
    100. 100. Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)Mystical-Open(Byzantine &Medieval)Logical-Closed(Enlightenment)
    101. 101. Systems of ThoughtLogical-Open(Greece & Rome)Mystical-Open(Byzantine &Medieval)Logical-Closed(Enlightenment)Mystical-Closed(Postmodern)
    102. 102. False-Truth Claims
    103. 103. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    104. 104. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    105. 105. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    106. 106. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    107. 107. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    108. 108. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    109. 109. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    110. 110. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    111. 111. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    112. 112. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    113. 113. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    114. 114. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE There are no absolutes! Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes? Are you absolutely sure Everything is relative! that everything is relative?Right and wrong are just a Is that just your ownmatter of one’s perspective! perspective?Truth is only based on one’s Is that your objective subjective feelings! feeling on truth?There is no truth, only the Is that your true interpretation of truth! interpretation of truth?
    115. 115. False-Truth Claims
    116. 116. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    117. 117. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    118. 118. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    119. 119. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    120. 120. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    121. 121. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    122. 122. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    123. 123. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE How about the worldview All worldviews are true! that says ‘No worldviews are true’?God is indescribable, beyond Isn’t that description of the reach of our puny God in plain language and language and logic! logic? All differences are Is that an illusionary illusionary! statement?
    124. 124. False-Truth Claims
    125. 125. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    126. 126. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    127. 127. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    128. 128. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    129. 129. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    130. 130. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    131. 131. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    132. 132. False-Truth Claims THE CLAIM RESPONSE All things are in flux- Is that statement in flux, nothing the same from too? moment to moment! You can never know what Isn’t that statementhappened in the past! (there historical once you haveis no such thing as objective stated it? history) That may be true for you, Is that statement true for but it’s not true for me! me, but not for you?
    133. 133. THREE WORLDVIEWS
    134. 134. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    135. 135. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    136. 136. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    137. 137. THREE WORLDVIEWSWORLDVIEW ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDED THEISM PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONAL (Personal) CREATOR (Other-Centered) LIFE MONISM IMPERSONA SELF- ABSORPTION L ACTUALIZATIO (Spiritual (Spiritual) Annihilation) AGENCY N (Energy) IMPERSONANATURALIS L SURVIVAL, PHYSICAL M PLUS TIME ANNIHILATION AUTONOMY (Material) PLUS CHANCE
    138. 138. The Implications of the Christian Worldview
    139. 139. A PERSONAL ULTIMATE
    140. 140. A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR (Other-Centered) RELATIONAL LIFE
    141. 141. A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR (Other-Centered) RELATIONAL LIFE
    142. 142. A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR (Other-Centered) RELATIONAL LIFE
    143. 143. A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR (Other-Centered) RELATIONAL LIFE
    144. 144. A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR (Other-Centered) RELATIONAL LIFE
    145. 145. A PERSONAL ULTIMATE ORIGIN PURPOSE DESTINY UNBOUNDEDPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS CREATOR (Other-Centered) RELATIONAL LIFE
    146. 146. A PERSUASIVE LIFE
    147. 147. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    148. 148. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    149. 149. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    150. 150. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    151. 151. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    152. 152. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    153. 153. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    154. 154. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    155. 155. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    156. 156. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    157. 157. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    158. 158. A PERSUASIVE LIFELOGOS MIND ORTHODOXY KNOWINGPATHOS HEART ORTHOPATHY BEING ORTHOPRAXETHOS CHARACTER DOING Y
    159. 159. AN EMPOWERED LIFE
    160. 160. AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE RENEWED MIND RELIANCE ON THE POWER SPIRIT PRACTICE RADICAL OBEDIENCE
    161. 161. AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE RENEWED MIND RELIANCE ON THE POWER SPIRIT PRACTICE RADICAL OBEDIENCE
    162. 162. AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE RENEWED MIND RELIANCE ON THE POWER SPIRIT PRACTICE RADICAL OBEDIENCE
    163. 163. AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE RENEWED MIND RELIANCE ON THE POWER SPIRIT PRACTICE RADICAL OBEDIENCE
    164. 164. AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE RENEWED MIND RELIANCE ON THE POWER SPIRIT PRACTICE RADICAL OBEDIENCE
    165. 165. AN EMPOWERED LIFEPERSPECTIVE RENEWED MIND RELIANCE ON THE POWER SPIRIT PRACTICE RADICAL OBEDIENCE
    166. 166. The End
    167. 167. Reflections Ministries Resources
    168. 168. Reflections Ministries Resources Reflections - A free monthly teaching letter
    169. 169. Reflections Ministries Resources Reflections - A free monthly teaching letterReflectionsMinistries.org website - Daily Growth email and free text and audio resources
    170. 170. KENBOA.ORG KenBoa.org ken_boa Kenneth Boa

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