Tag Archives: Imago Dei

Sunday Sermon Notes: April 18, 2021

Title: Images, Form and Spirits Text: Gen. 3:8-9 God is spirit and so are we− that was demonstrated when God first created Adam out of the dust of the ground, and then breathed His breath of life into the man … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: April 11, 2021

Title: Created in God’s Image Text: Genesis 1:26-27 Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Death

When God created Mankind, way back in the very beginning, we were not created to die, but to live, for our God is the God of the living, not of the dead. Yet death was a possibility: The Lord God took the … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Modesty, part 2

In the last post, I began telling you a story from the time I took a group of students on a Holy Land Tour, if you missed it, you might want to get caught up before you read the conclusion. … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Modesty, part 1

A number of years ago, I took a group of undergrads on a Holy Land Tour; I had a great time, and I think that most of them did as well, but there’s a slight problem of going on a … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Lust: Another Look

In our earlier discussion of this topic, we left off with the concept that the mere sight of another person that we find attractive, does not necessarily require that we jump into a lustful frame of mind (or being); we … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Lust

According to Merriam-Webster, lust means “a strong feeling of sexual desire” or “a strong desire for something”. With this in mind, is lust a sin? As any good lawyer will say, “it all depends”. A strong sexual desire for your … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Repentance

If you’ve been with us on this journey of exploration from the beginning, then you will recall that I mentioned that I thought our having been created in God’s image might well have implications that run throughout our Christian experience, … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Tradition

The New Testament says a fair amount about the traditions of men, but never in a positive light, for the traditions of men tend to distract us away from God’s purposes, and often lead us astray. Churches have traditions too, … Continue reading

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Musings

I was a little concerned about the last post (The Image of God and Temptation) wondering if I had simplified the issue to the point where it wouldn’t be taken seriously, for yes, the last post is simplistic. As I … Continue reading

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