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Scripture: Human Self

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Self Is Made in the Image of God

Old Testament Scripture on Man Being Made in the Image of God

“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.” —Genesis 1:26 

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” —Genesis 1:27 

“Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.” —Genesis 9:6 

“For God created man to be immortal, and made him to be an image of his own eternity.” —Wisdom of Solomon 2:23

New Testament Scripture on Man Being Made in the Image of God

“For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.” —I Corinthians 11:7

“In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.” —2 Corinthians 4:4

“Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:” —Colossians 1:15

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