Ways in which Christians continue with God’s work of creation
Ways and Why Christians Care for God’s Creation Today
By planting trees/ crops/ afforestation.
Through generation of electricity.
By helping the needy.
Through provision of medical care.
Through advancement of science and technology.
Through discovery and space exploration.
Through provision of education and training.
By establishing income generating projects in rural areas.
Through cleaning of the environment.
Through building and construction.
Through growth and development of industries.
By conserving and managing wildlife.
Outline Six Ways in Which Christians Care for God’s Creation Today
Keeping / maintaining personal hygiene
Practicing responsible parenthood/bringing up children well
Doing works of charity/helping the needy
Taking care of the environment/wild animals
Preserving human life
Providing medical facilities and services
Condemning social injustices
Preventing soil erosion
Planting of trees
Cleaning the environment
Educating the public on the need to conserve the environment
Give reasons as to why Christians take care of God's creation.
In order to preserve it for future generation
a human being has an intelligent brain when compared to other God's creatures. Intelligence allows him to plan for the future and using historical events to avert disasters.
To promote a healthy surrounding/prevent diseases
Promoting a health surrounding and preventing diseases means that God's creations live a health life free from diseases.
In order to maintain its beauty/aesthetics</4>
maintaining beauty means more tourist attractions which leads to improved income that translates to improved lives of Christians. Genesis 1:31 Revised Standard Version (RSV) 31 And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, a sixth day.
It is the source of food/medicine/shelter
Genesis 1:29-30 Revised Standard Version (RSV) 29 And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food. 30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.
To preserve/maintain natural habitat for God’s creation
this ensures the continuity of God's creations. and because God has entrust us with dominion over all creatures, preserving natural habitats ensures that all God's creations are safe. Genesis 1:31 Revised Standard Version (RSV)
31 And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, a sixth day.
Christians should take care of God's creation in obedience to god, respect to God’s commands and as a duty from god.
Genesis 1:26 Revised Standard Version (RSV) 26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.”
To attract tourists/for economic gain/national development.
tourist attractions leads to improved income that translates to improved lives of Christians.