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    (Eldredge p. 11) God gave us the essential tools to develop a story that follows the path God made us for. We are created in God’s image and likeness. Being created in his image is a blessing. He created us to be good and do good by evangelizing. Having the “image” or “likeness” of God means that we were made to resemble God. We were created in his righteousness and perfect innocence, which is a reflection of God’s holiness. God put each and every one of us in this world for a reason. He based us off a reflection of himself because he is perfect and almighty. We, as living Christians, have a story. The tools God gave us to follow his path are: vocation, evangelization, as well as free will.…

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    assistant to Bishop Alexander of Alexandria. A man called Arius denied that Christ was fully God. He claimed that Christ was father’s creation and thus Christ wasn’t supposed to be considered as God, arguing on a fact that Christ could not offer salvation (Dennison, Jr.). Athanasius challenged this view by giving examples of his own. The incarnation of the Word is his most famous writing (Galli). He also describes how Christ can give salvation. According to him, Jesus died as a perfect prototype…

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    specifically expounding upon the Biblical belief that people are made in the image of God (Gen. 1:26-17) and relating this to the author’s vocation. The cornerstone of the Biblical worldview is God Himself, therefore, it is important to have a proper knowledge of Him. Elmer Towns said, “The proper knowledge of God will give wholeness to our beliefs and ultimately to our lives… because proper belief…

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    among us. We saw the glory of Father’s one and only Son, full of grace and truth. The Son of God became man for us humans and for our salvation as we did not act in accordance to the Image of God. Our transgression of the commandment, leading to corruption and the dominion of death over us, brought this destruction upon us. The Son of God, who Himself is the very image of God, created to resemble God and the perfection of man’s attributes was able to lead man to salvation. As for the Son of God,…

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    God, the creator of the universe, has undoubtedly been eventful in His Eternal Existence. Let’s look at proofs in Genesis shall we? He generates the earth, and then He rest on the seventh day; after everything was completed and looking good, God decided to craft one of His most supreme masterpieces ever, man. The entity that is so unique about the formation of man is that God didn’t make man like he made the heavens, earth, or any of the animals; because man was made in His image. So many…

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    Being made in the image of God is such an important concept that humans need to comprehend. Our full understanding and identity of who we are as human being relies on man being able to grasp and analyze this idea. According to Gerald Bay, being able to study and evaluate being made in the image of God will lead to understanding how the fall of Adam affected the image of God. 2. Philosophical Foundations or Presuppositions To first be able to study and explore what being made in the image of…

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    Throughout The Iliad, Homer shapes his characters through the detailed depictions of their actions and the defining descriptions of their nature. “Godlike” is an adjective Homer often uses to set certain characters apart, giving the descriptive term and the described character a quality of higher significance. However, Homer depicts the gods as very similar to humans— or rather, they are outstanding personifications of key human characteristics. Therefore, in Homer’s eyes, to be godlike is to be…

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    I came form a background where the Bible was strictly a religion and not a relationship. I came from a background where I was constantly put down for messing up and being told that I was worthless to God. There came a time in my life where I placed my eyes on man instead of God. I saw my flawed spiritual leaders as an image of God, and when I was deeply hurt by them, I pushed away from everything that I loved growing up. As a child I was filled with the joy of the Lord and could not imagine…

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    In what ways does your own current concepts and images of God align theologically with the Christian framework for speaking of God? My current concepts align somewhat theologically with the Christian framework for speaking about God. Seeing God through nature and natural elements is one dimension of the Christian framework for speaking of God however there is another that views God as a man and father figure. I love my dad to pieces however I have never overall seen God as a big father figure.…

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    which is people are made in the image of God. In the text book, the meaning of the image of God is death with three approaches of examining the meaning of the image of God. These approaches are “Christology from above” approach, “Christology from below” approach, and “Christology from behind” approach. These are defined by theologians “to examine who he is and what he does (his work).” Moreover, I will think how the integration between the belief and my calling can have an impact on the way how…

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