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In the Likeness of God

Philip Yancey

In the Likeness of God

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Published by Zondervan Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Physiology,
  • Christian Theology - Anthropology,
  • Religion,
  • Theology,
  • Religion - Theology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9647625M
    ISBN 100310259053
    ISBN 109780310259053

    Midrashim interprets Gen as Abel's blood crying out not only to God, but also "against" Cain, which lays the onus squarely on Adam's firstborn. Again Christ asks: "How can one enter into the house of the strong man, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? In the preceding section the tol'doth of the heavens and the earth were exhibited, and accordingly the narrative commenced with the creative labors of the third day. How man is brought into the Divine Likeness.

    Just as the three Persons of the trinity share perfect social communion with one another, so do we desire social interaction with others of our species. And he said, Behold, in the tent. Thus, exerting dominion over creation is an imperative for responsible ecological action. Our Lord Jesus, who spoke, not to philosophers or Scribes and Pharisees, but to plain human beings, weeping and sorrowing, suffering and sinning, like us, -- told them to be perfect, as our Father in heaven is perfect, by being good to the unthankful and the evil. He knew the Holy Spirit from past experience.

    This was symbolic of the fact that p. Jesus is the Word that comes forth from the mouth of God. Here the historian designs to trace the fortunes of the holy seed, and finds the point of his departure in the day that God Elohim created man Adami. Christ said in another place, "For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the son to have life in himself," implying that the son did not have life in himself, until it was given to him by the Father. As man's likeness to God does not mainly consist in moral innocence see on Genesisit was not affected by the entrance into the world of sin, except so far as sin corrupted the vessel in which this great gift was deposited. Jesus is God, and He expressed the greatest love in God the Father, and He believes every word that proceeded out of the mouth of God.


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In the Likeness of God book

Whatsoever is good and beautiful in any human soul, that is the likeness of Christ. Jesus, in becoming physically human, dying a human death, and then physically resurrected, "recapitulated," or fully revealed, what it means to be in the Image of God and therefore bears the full restoration of our being in God's image.

It is instead likened to a "painful but necessary graduation from the innocence of childhood to the problem-laden world of living as morally responsible adults. If we have the copy, we can guess at least at what the original is like. The "be fruitful" command is more like an instructional command that is given to show a person how to do that which is best for him but he does not know how to do it.

Mind is the thought-former; spirit or life is the cause of the thought-forming and is the substance out of which the thought is formed. B y fulfilling God's righteous will, he is also fulfilled and justifies living with God in Jesus Christ forever.

We must look for God where he is to be found, in the character of his only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, who alone has revealed and unveiled God's character, because he is the brightness of God's glory, and the express image of his person. Humans are both formed "from the dust," and stamped with the divine image.

And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light. He should know this as soon as possible to prevent evil distractions. Further, they correct the human form according to a constructed sense of normalcy.

That their goodness is eternal and unchangeable; for they themselves are eternal, and have neither parts nor passions. Suffered for men by men to whom He came to give eternal life. MP3 Audio Like Irenaeus and Augustine, Aquinas locates the image of God in humanity's intellectual nature or reason, but Aquinas believes that the image of God is in humanity in three ways.

There is anger and judgement for whoever spits on a person's face. This subtile element of the thought-qualities of the Christ, planted in the race, in the lives of men and women, being a quality purer, higher, holier and therefore more potential, than had before existed in the race, made the spiritual potency of man more tenacious.

And what in us is the likeness of God?

The Likeness of God

Therefore there must be in God, the Creator, something answering to generation on earth; as the old philosopher so well said, "as below, so above," and everything that has an existence in the experiences of human life, has something answering to it in the Cause whence man originated.

Sepher, a register, a complete writing of any kind, a book, whether consisting of a pair of leaves or of only a single leaf Deuteronomy3 ; "a bill of divorcement;" LXX. But God is in control of all the things that are out of control. There are only a couple of passages that explicitly use "image" terminology to describe humanity as the Imago Dei: The Wisdom of Solomon and Sirach But without being in the expressed image of God our heavenly Father, mankind cannot truly love, worship, and glorify God as he was created to do.Nov 05,  · In the day that God created man, He made him in the [demooth] likeness of God [model, shape, fashion, similitude, bodily resemblance].

Genesis And Adam lived one hundred and thirty years, and begot a son in his own [demooth] likeness, after his image, and named him Seth. The human body is a likeness of God, its design revealing insights into the church, the “body of Christ” For bestselling author Philip Yancey, the late Dr.

Paul Brand―the brilliant hand surgeon who devoted his life to the poorest people of India and Louisiana―was also a likeness of God, living the kind of Christian life that exemplified. Genesis Context. 1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him; 2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.

3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth: 4 And the days of. Likeness definition: If two things or people have a likeness to each other, they are similar to each other.

| Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Log In Dictionary. Thesaurus. Translator. Grammar. English. Dictionary Grammar Blog School Scrabble Thesaurus. The image of God and the likeness are similar, but at the same time they are different. The image is just that, mankind is made in the image of God, whereas the.

Genesis declares that God created man in His image. Being made in the "image" or "likeness" of God means that He made us to resemble Him in some, but not all, ways.

In the Image and Likeness of God

We do not resemble God in the sense of God being flesh and blood as we are, because God is spirit (John ) and He therefore exists without a flesh-and-blood body.