This read was so powerful and made me cry. It is based on Genesis 1:26-31. I never saw those scriptures in this “light.” Good to know!
According to the Bible, we were created in the image of God after His likeness (Gen. 1:26,27). This is stating the obvious assuming this is something we have always been raised to believe. For those of us who were not taught this basic Biblical truth as children or in our adolescent stage, this means that our lives are worth something for two reasons:
1) God created us in His own image after His likeness (Gen. 1:26,27).
This means that when God decided to create humanity, He also decided to place a little of Himself within each of us. This is why we are able to have intimate relationships with Him. The part of Him within us is able to communicate with Him. This is why we have a longing for something greater in our lives, even when we have not exercised our free will in accepting Him into our lives…
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