“Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness’ God created man in his image; in the divine image he created him; male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:26-27
A friend recently asked, “What does it mean to be made in the Image of God?” and “Do we look like God?” Now, at first glance it sure does look like it’s saying that we “look like” God. But the meaning is actually, far deeper than that. On the last day of creation, God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness” Genesis 1:26. Thus, He finished His work with a “personal touch.” God formed man from the dust and gave him life by sharing His own breath Genesis 2:7. Accordingly, man is unique among all God’s creations, having both a material body and an immaterial soul.