What is it that gives a person their value and worth? Some believe and live as though skin color, socioeconomic status, or benefit to society are what determine it. For Christians, the book of Genesis begins to provide the answer in the opening chapter. The latin phrase ‘imago dei’ means “image of God”.
In Genesis 1:27 Moses writes, So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Men and women, the human race, everybody is made in his image. Thus, a person’s worth and value is infinitely high. Continue reading Imago Dei