IMAGE OF GOD

According to the book of Genesis, humans were created in the likeness, or the image, of God. The phrase is generally taken to refer to the uprightness and dignity of human nature. Because of disobedience the image of God has been corrupted or, some say, lost. Jesus, the Son of God, by his death and resurrection, brought about a reconciliation between fallen humanity and God.

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