you were made
in my image.
27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of
he created him; male and female he created them.
the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
While all that He made was good, something deep in His
heart was not yet satisfied. So on the 6th day, God created
man in His own image. We read in Genesis 2:7 that He breathed
into man?s nostrils the breathe of life.
close must God have been to Adam, to actually breathe
into His nostrils? What a tender moment that must have
been, as Adam took his first breathe, opened up his eyes
only to see the loving gaze of his Father calling him
to life. We are not gods, nor will we ever be gods, but
we were made in the image of our Creator. Within each
person, there lies a divine DNA imprint that comes from
are God?s children and we have been created to reflect
His image. When I look at my own three children, I can
see a little of myself in each one of them. It brings
me great joy to see a part of me reflected in them. What
joy it must bring to the Father?s heart, when He can see
His own likeness being mirrored in us.
was the exact representation of His Father (Hebrews 1:3)
and came to show us what His Father was really like. We
have the privilege of having the fullness of the Godhead
dwelling in our mortal bodies too! What character traits
of Father do you have in your life? Do you have His smile?
His touch? His laugh? The next time you look in a mirror,
look for the Father in your reflection, for He created
you in His own image.
Father, I thank You that I was created in Your image.
Help me to see the reflection of Your beauty in my life.
Thank You for sustaining me by Your divine DNA imprint
in my life. May Your likeness, and the likeness of your
Son, be reflected in all that I am, and all that I do.
In the name of your beloved Son, Jesus, I pray, Amen.