Category Archives: Identity

Not Offended

Have you noticed that everyone seems to be offended?  Even outraged!  Several weeks ago a school decided not to have a Valentine’s party lest someone be offended.  But of course their decision offended other people.  Facebook is full of the … Continue reading

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What We Were Made For

We were not created for our own liberty, happiness, or fulfillment.  We were not created to find our own way and to discover our own joy.  We were not designed to define what our needs are and to give our … Continue reading

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In Christ, I Am a New Creation, Part 2

Who am I? In Christ, I am a new creation. The old sinful distorted way of life is past. I have been made new with news desires and a new ability to be like God and reflect God. And yet … Continue reading

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In Christ, I Am a New Creation

Who am I? God made me in his image – to be like him, to reflect him. But I have become a distorted image-bearer. I am not like God as he made me to be. I don’t reflect him, but … Continue reading

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I Am a Distorted Image-Bearer, Part 2

Who am I? God made us in his image. God made us to reflect him. Like the moon reflects the light of the sun, so we are to reflect the glory of God. But then came the Fall. Adam and … Continue reading

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I Am a Distorted Image-Bearer

Who am I? God made us in his image, after his likeness. God made us like him to think, to love, to work, to rest, to live morally upright. But then came the Fall. Adam and Eve sinned. And we … Continue reading

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Designed to Image God

Humans are designed to image or reflect God their Creator (Gen. 1:26-27).  Don’t let the subtlety of this escape you.  Our design as humans inherently requires something to image – God….  And when we don’t image him, by default we … Continue reading

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I Am an Image-Bearer, Part 3

Who am I? In the last two posts (Part 1 and Part 2), we said that we are image-bearers of God – made in his likeness, we are like God is several ways. Here are three more implications of being … Continue reading

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I Am an Image-Bearer, Part 2

Who am I? Yesterday, we said that we are image-bearers of God. We are made in his likeness. We are like God – made in his likeness as rational, relational, occupational, recreational, moral beings. That is who we are. And … Continue reading

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I Am an Image-Bearer of God

Who am I? Last week we said that we are creatures made by God and dependent upon God. We are also image-bearers of God. God made us in his image after his likeness (Genesis 1:26-27). That means that I am … Continue reading

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