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The Image of God in Men and Women, Pt. 2: God's Word

Previously, men and women as created in the image of God, prior to the Fall, were shown to possess the ability to think and reason, to live forever, to possess true and accurate knowledge, to have the capability to live in true holiness and communion with God, and to have free agency. However, due to the Fall, those image-bearing characteristics were severely marred and distorted.  


In order for God's image in man to have been completely destroyed, His image bearers themselves would have been annihilated. But God had other plans for fallen mankind and instead promised the coming of our image-renewing Messiah. Meanwhile, the regenerate and the unregenerate still experience common grace (Matt. 5:45), but only those of us who are in Christ experience "being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another" (2 Cor. 3:18).


The Image of God in All Mankind
Where else do we see evidence of fallen man still identified as possessing the image of God?  
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