"God's Image" Essay

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Quick question. When you think of making something in your own image, you think of physical characteristics right? That shows that we as humans are simple minded. When God made us in his image, he thought outside the box and did not think of physical characteristics.
If God would have made us in his physical image, everyone would look the same. That means we would not have different skin colors, hair lengths, or shoe sizes. Also it would be impossible for us to be made in his physical image because that would mean that God actually has a physical image. With God having a physical image that means that God would have to be finite, in other words limited. God is infinite, he has no limits. Let me give you an example of how God tells us he is infinite.
Exodus 3:13-15 says,
But Moses protested, “If I go to the people of Israel and tell them, ‘The God of your ancestors has sent me to you,’ they will ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what should I tell them?” God replied to Moses, “I AM who I AM. Say this to the people of Israel: I AM has sent me to you.” God also said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel: Yahweh, the God of your ancestor – the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob has sent me to you. In this scripture, God says, “I AM who I AM.” God did not give us a direct name, because if he had a name he would be defined to that name. Even God’s divine name comes from the root word meaning to be. So if we were not made in God’s physical image, then that leaves us wondering what image was he talking about? God is connected to us through a spiritual connection. It is known that we are created in God’s spiritual image. If you are wondering how, let me explain. When we all get to heaven we will be in spiritual form. We will no longer have a physical image. We will all look the same because our spirit does not have a certain shape or size. We did not have this spiritual image at one point in time. The first humans, Adam and Eve were created in that perfect image.
Genesis 3:1-6 says,
Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made. He said woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat from the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, ‘You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a…