It was written that we were made in God’s image. What did God mean by “his image”?
In my view, the image of God is something which distinguishes us from all the other creatures on the earth. It has to do with the fact that we have a capacity for a personal relationship with God, a loving relationship that other creatures cannot have. We are the religious creatures on the earth, created “to love God and enjoy his presence forever,” as Calvin once said.
Ben Witherington III

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