Genesis 1:27, “God created man in His own image; He created him in the image of God; He created them male and female.” Man is a unique creation of God. By being created in the image of God, man has a spiritual capacity that makes us moral creatures who can know and worship God. We… Continue reading What does the Bible say about Man
Marital Intimacy Song of Solomon 1:1-4 According to God, what our culture calls “casual sex” does not exist. Casual sex or sex without strings is a lie. A one-night stand is a relationship with invisible strings to someone you don’t know or want to stay involved with. It costs us in unwanted pregnancies, STDs, emotional… Continue reading A sneak preview of my new Bible Study, Love of Another Kind, available on Amazon.
My Old Testament professor, Dr. McKenzie, piqued my interest in the Song of Solomon when he commented, “All of the Old and New Testament is a narrative of God trying to get us (mankind) back to the Garden of Eden, the place that He originally created for us to live with Him.”[i] God uses imagery… Continue reading A sneak preview of my new Bible Study, Love of Another Kind, available on Amazon.
In Genesis chapters one and two, it is undeniable that man and woman were created in God's image, as stated in Gen. 1:27, "So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them." Neither man nor woman lost their "image-bearing" capabilities in the… Continue reading Male and Female He Created Them
Love never fails … The Apostle Paul encourages the church to pursue faith, hope, and love, but love is the greatest. Why would love be the greatest? Faith seems to be pretty important; after all, we cannot achieve salvation without it, and without hope, we would be flat-out miserable. Why then would Paul tell us… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love – Part 3
God creating us in His image is an essential truth for every believer. When a believer knows and understands that they bear the image of God or have the capacity to bear the image of God, they are more inclined to reflect on God's standard and their shortcomings. They yield themselves to the Holy Spirit's… Continue reading Created in His Image
Sometimes a closer look in the mirror can cause a woman to wonder, "What does it really mean to be created in the image of God?" Body-consciousness has gripped America. Maintaining a youthful appearance has caused the plastic surgery industry to explode. Magazine and TV ads promote the perfect woman. Incentives are given to employees… Continue reading A Closer Look in the Mirror