A Verse for Meditation

Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.” So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.  Genesis 1:26-27

  • What does this passage tell you about the reasons for the creation of human beings?
  • What do you think it means that God created humans in his own image? Colossians 1:15,          Philippians 2:6-8
  • If Christ, the Son of God, fully man and fully God, is the image of God, how is the image of God expressed in me?
  • What can I do that looks like God?
  • What does this passage tell you about God’s definition of marriage and family?