Slides for Creation-Fall-Redemption

Spirit with the mind heart and actions and with the

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Unformatted text preview: n Beings as the Image of God OTHERS GOD note only a few important points. HEA RT Ac tion Body s SEL F SELF Mind Countless books have been written expounding on these ideas, but for our purposes, we shall CREATION -Economic -Political -Religious -Social GOD • The Human Heart as Epicenter First, ever since the Enlightenment, western civilization has placed enormous emphasis on the mind, often downplaying the importance of the other aspects of human beings. But the OTHERS 17 Countless books have been written expounding on these ideas, but for our purposes, we shall note only a few important points. The Human Heart as Epicenter First, ever since the Enlightenment, western civilization has placed enormous emphasis on the mind, often downplaying the importance of the other aspects of human beings. But the Bible indicates that the heart is the primary driver of a human being: “Above all else, guard your 17 Tuesday, February 4, 14 Life Between the Times Part 2 ! !Father!! • The body consists of the organs, nerves, cells, blood, bones, skin, etc. that interact with the mind, heart, and actions and with the rest of the world. No analogy is perfect, but it may be helpful to use the concept of a tire to combine the substantive and relational dimensions of a human being, as pictured in Figure 6.4. Systems: GOD SELF SELF Mind !!!Holy! !!Spirit! CREATION -Economic -Political -Religious -Social Figure 6.4 Human Beings as the Image of God HEART Actions Body OTHERS • The body consists of the organs, nerves, cells, blood, bones, skin, etc. that interact with the mind, heart, and actions and with the rest of the world. No analogy is perfect, but it may be helpful to use the concept of a tire to combine the substantive and relational dimensions of a human being, as pictured in Figure 6.4. Figure 6.4 Human Beings as the Image of God GOD SELF ctions Body CREATION Mind HEA...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course CDV 210 taught by Professor Fikkertandcorbet during the Spring '12 term at Covenant.

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