5.1 - Christian beliefs about the world.

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  • 5.1 - Christian beliefs about the world.
  • What is stewardship?
  • The belief that the believers have a duty to look after the environment on behalf of God.
    • What is stewardship?
  • The value of God's creations.
    • 5.1 - Christian beliefs about the world.
  • It has a profound and important value.
    • The created world is valuable and precious.
      • The value of God's creations.
        • 'God saw all that he had made, and it was very good' (Genesis 1:31)
          • It has a profound and important value.
            • The created world is valuable and precious.
              • 'God saw all that he had made, and it was very good' (Genesis 1:31)
                • many Christians believe that this is because the created world was made by God.
            • many Christians believe that this is because the created world was made by God.
        • Stewardship and responsibility.
          • The things created by God have value because the maker is God.
            • Some Christians also argue that natural things of the worlds have goodness in them because God has said so.
              • Being a good steward might involve:
                • Stewardship and responsibility.
                • joining groups which campaigning for or protect the environment.
                  • Being a good steward might involve:
                  • using the resources of the world in a way which is sustainable, and remembering that they were made by God.
                    • Sharing the natural resources of the world fairly among people rather than hoarding them for the rich few.

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