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Here is a thought, consider that if the creation story was told from the perspective of a man on the face of the earth during the creation. The earth being covered by clouds of gas and perhaps dust could be indeed, dark and void. Plants as seed do not need light, but many plants need light to germinate. The pronouncement"let there be light" could be ...


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Short Answer: To be made "in God's image, according to His likeness" was just the author's (now outdated) way of saying that God made man to be His son -- that is, to look like Him in character and in deed. Exhibit A: Genesis 5 The most straightforward way of showing this is to read the opening verses of Genesis 5. In the day when God created man, He ...


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It is a misreading of Genesis 1:26-27 to understand it to say that Eve was fashioned in the image of God or that the image of God is in the combination of male and female. Certainly Paul did not think that was the correct reading (1 Cor 11). Correctly read it says that men were made in the image and likeness of God. Women were an afterthought and were made ...


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I agree with GalacticCowboy. It is also physical appearance. God is a Spirit, so how is man, God image? An "Image" is a representation of the external form of a person or thing, and that representation, Man/Adam is the image He (God) came in, (flesh), which is a physical appearance. Supportive scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:45-7: And so it is written, The ...



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