Biblical Worldview Essay
Before you can decide how to implement God’s image into your profession, you must understand what that image is. Genesis 1:27 tells us that we are created in His image. God is love and the verses that comes to mind is 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, “Love is patient, love is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, love keeps no record of wrongs, it does not delight in evil, it rejoices with the truth, it always protects, it always trusts, it always hopes, and it always perseveres (NIV).” With these things in mind, I can begin to see how to use all the things he made me to be in the paralegal profession. Serve with a Kind Heart
God is kind to all, John 3:16 proves that through and through, “For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten son so that whosoever believes in Him, shall not perish but have everlasting life.” If this isn’t love and kindness, I don’t know what is! As a paralegal, you come into contact with many people, including clients. Often, you are the first one that they will speak to. With anyone that you come in contact with you are representing not only yourself, as well as the firm, but God first and foremost. You never know what case the client may have or if they even have one, but being kind and making them feel comfortable just may make the difference in whether or not the client wants to be represented by your firm. Colossians 3:12 says, “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience (NIV).” All of these virtues are needed to show a client that you can be trusted. That leads me to my next example.
How trustworthy is our God? My heart starts singing “on Christ the solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.” He is unmovable, always present on our behalf. 1 Samuel 2:2, “There is none like the...
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