“Let us make man in our image, after our likeness…”

What does it mean to be made in the image or likeness of God?

It means we bear similarities to God, but it falls short of our being gods ourselves. As it says in Psalm 8, humankind is made “a little lower than the heavenly beings” yet God has “crowned him with glory and honor.” It may mean many things to say we are made in the image of God. Among them are the following:

Because you are made in God's image …