Image Of God Research Paper

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In a religious aspect, how can one be created in the image of God? The big problem with this statement is that Jews and Christians believe humans are created in the image of God, but how is one created in the image of God? The biblical statement can mean created in the image of God, physically, mentally, etc. However, can one be created in the image of God if they are not born again because they are still in disobedience and their sinful life? Religiously, the statement that humans are made in the image of God is not clear. It does not give an explanation of how people are made in the image of God or what it means to be made in this image. Philosophically, much debate arises from the statement, being made in the image of God. Were our bodies, feet, legs, arms, etc. made just like Gods? Or does God even have a body? How can we mentally be made in His image when we are prone to sinning, but God cannot sin? It also raises the question of whether we can take this verse literally or metaphorically. In essence, the Bible is very problematic in its interpretation of whether we should take …show more content…
If we were made in the image of God, then how come we have to be born again? How can we not act as if God acts or how God wants us to act, if we were made in His image? Morally, if we are made in His image, then we should not be committing sin.
The downside about culture and individuals teaching and learning that we are made in the image of God is that one does not have a definite answer to what that means. Biblically with this verse, the problem is not specifying what it means to be made in the image of God. Culturally, not defining what it means to be made in the image of God has only hindered our knowledge. Presently, we have so many different views of what it means to be made in the image of God, but God does not specify what it truly

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