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Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional!
For in the image of God has God made mankind.
This is actually the second time this fact is mentioned in the book of Genesis. The first time is in Genesis 1:27. After God first made humankind, humanity’s sin became so abhorrent to the Lord that He destroyed the earth by Flood. Only Noah and his family were spared. After Noah and his family come out of the Ark, God reminded them that they had been made in His image.
Because we have been made in the image of God we have His characteristics, but in a limited way. We have the ability to think through a challenge and find a solution. We can make moral decisions, and we do every day. We have the ability to turn wrongs into right because we know the moral, ethical, and legal differences between right and wrong. We truly can make the world a better place because we are made in His image. Yet our limitations fall under the banner of words like “Sinful Nature,” and “Fallen Mankind,” and “Moral Depravity,” and “Willful Rebellion.” It’s hard to believe that we people here on earth have such potential but usually fall so short. The reason we often fall short is that we fail to remember, “We Have Been Made In HIS Image.” We weren’t made in the image of Satan. NO! We’ve been made in the image of God. Why not choose to live like it every day? Our God is with us to help us. With His help, we can do this!
I thank You that my roots down to my DNA has its origin in YOU! Amen