Slides for Creation-Fall-Redemption

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Unformatted text preview: e 6.4. Figure 6.4 Human Beings as the Image of God GOD SELF F SEL tion Body s CREATION Mind HEA RT Ac OTHERS Countless books have been written expounding on these ideas, but for our purposes, we shall Tuesday, February 4, 14 note only a few important points. II Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! Tuesday, February 4, 14 “When the Spirit leads us back into communion with God in Christ, we do not lose our true selves. We regain them. Our new self in Christ, which comes forth from the future, is our true self.” J. Todd Billings in Union with Christ Tuesday, February 4, 14 Galatians 4:4-7 But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father.” So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir. Tuesday, February 4, 14 Trinitarian Adoption ! • !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. Figure 6.4 Human Beings as the Image of God GOD SELF SELF HEART Actions Body CREATION Mind • !!!Holy! !!Spirit! 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 a...
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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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