Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Image of God; a few final comments

I think we’ve reached a point where we can bring our journey of exploration to a close… for the present, anyway. I qualify that because the image of God is such a vast subject of inquiry, the implications so huge, … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Death

When God created Mankind, way back in the very beginning, we were not created to die, but to live, for our God is the God of the living, not of the dead. Yet death was a possibility: The Lord God took the … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Modesty, part 2

In the last post, I began telling you a story from the time I took a group of students on a Holy Land Tour, if you missed it, you might want to get caught up before you read the conclusion. … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Modesty, part 1

A number of years ago, I took a group of undergrads on a Holy Land Tour; I had a great time, and I think that most of them did as well, but there’s a slight problem of going on a … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Lust: Another Look

In our earlier discussion of this topic, we left off with the concept that the mere sight of another person that we find attractive, does not necessarily require that we jump into a lustful frame of mind (or being); we … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of … Continue reading

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Community

Over the past several days we’ve been exploring the Image of God and what it means to be created as bearers of His image.  It is a marvelous thing to be made in the image of God. We’ve also covered … Continue reading

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Device Protection

Originally posted on The View from 5022:
Last night, I was listening to a new acquaintance talk about the tendency, these days, for people to make an almost knee-jerk adjustment from experiencing real and intense events to suddenly detaching from that…

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The Image of God and Lust

According to Merriam-Webster, lust means “a strong feeling of sexual desire” or “a strong desire for something”. With this in mind, is lust a sin? As any good lawyer will say, “it all depends”. A strong sexual desire for your … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Repentance

If you’ve been with us on this journey of exploration from the beginning, then you will recall that I mentioned that I thought our having been created in God’s image might well have implications that run throughout our Christian experience, … Continue reading

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