Image Bearers

Another bout of good thoughts, I think.

Daniel

Spiritual Drift

image courtesy of Firwood Church image courtesy of Firwood Church

When God says “let us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness” (Genesis 1:26a) what does that mean? Why is He intentionally using the plural? It’s this elusive, impossible reality called the “Trinity”, right?

And even more, could it be that God not only created Adam and Eve in His (Their) image, but created them with the imprint of Jesus already on them? And, with the Holy Spirit already dwelling within them? God goes on, ending the Genesis creation account by calling all He had made, most especially mankind, “very good” (Genesis 1:31)

But back to the point: if you’ve ever read the Genesis creation account, have you ever noticed that Adam and Eve, specifically, are the only two beings created in God’s image? Ever? Not even their offspring bear that image…

“When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became…

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  1. Thanks for the reblog, Daniel

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