God Created Man

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March 7, 2019 by directorfsm

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 In Context: Then God said, “Let Us (Father, Son, Holy Spirit) make man in Our image, according to Our likeness [not physical, but a spiritual personality and moral likeness]; and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the cattle, and over the entire earth, and over everything that creeps and crawls on the earth.” 27 So God created man in His own image, in the image and likeness of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28 And God blessed them [granting them certain authority] and said to them, “Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth, and subjugate it [putting it under your power]; and rule over (dominate) the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and every living thing that moves upon the earth.” – – Gen 1:26-28 (AMP)

   While not very PC today, the Christian Worldview must begins with Chapter one of Genesis. For anyone to claim to be a “Christian” and deny the basic principle that “God created” is an untenable position. Further today it is more and more common to find many calling themselves “Christian” to have policies that are “open and affirming” or  “Pro-abortion rights”. These not only fly in the face of the above verses they and other politically correct worldviews are completely contradictory to God’s inerrant Word. – Mike

Commentary: Genesis 1:26–31 describes the origin of human beings, the most unique of all God’s creations. As with other aspects of the creation account, very few details are given. The information we are given, however, is unmistakable. Man is uniquely created ”in the image” of God, invested with authority over the earth, and commanded to reproduce. These points each establish critical aspects of the Christian worldview, and the proper attitude towards humanity. As with other portions of this chapter, debates over certain details do not override the central truth: man is the purposeful creation of the One True God, and represents something special in this universe as a result.* 

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