Heaven’s Secret Sauce: The Image of God in the Earth — Bruce Colbert (Ep 158)

image of God in the earth

As Creator-King, God places his image in the earth in man and woman.

Everyone has it as a baseline expression. And yet, in Christ, God’s image goes to a higher level. This is heaven’s secret sauce for influencing all things via us! Right here. Right now.

The image of God is renewed in us through the Holy Spirit. The opportunity cost for negligence is way too high.

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Go Deeper — The Image of God in the Earth

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In early Genesis, we see precedents and archetypes which find their ultimate fulfillment in Christ!

And have put on the new self, which is being renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created it.

Colossians 3:10 NASB

Bruce Colbert

Bruce is a writer and teacher, and is currently engaged in a project to help churches help people in need in alignment with scripture. He’s been married for 22 years and has two sons and one daughter. He has a degree in Biblical Studies from Cedarville University and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

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Via YouTube: In this video conversation, N.T. Wright considers what it means to be an image-bearer of God. He suggests that what the book of Genesis and the apostle Paul mean by humans reflecting the image of God is less a static picture and more of a “creative, dynamic” proposition.

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