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The fact that God created us in his image means that humans are created in the Divine Image and are made with Godly qualities.

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To Be Human Is?? Introduction ?Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.? ? (Genesis 1:26-27) The above quote is a biblical passage that I believe illustrates the traits of humans. ...read more.


I feel it is our responsibility to become more like and closer to our Heavenly Father. Therefore we must utilize the traits given to us to fulfil our true callings. This quotation found in Scripture is still very relevant in modern day society. For example, one of the articles chosen for this assignment tells the story of a homeless man who donates thousands to single mother. It takes and extraordinary person to give their all when they have nothing. This man used his gift of love and generosity from God and used it to positively change someone?s life. ...read more.


The students volunteered to help raise money to build houses for Habitat for Humanity. These students demonstrated how humans can use the gifts and freedom that the Lord has given us to help and become more like and closer to our Creator. In conclusion, this biblical quotation illustrates the traits of humans in many ways and it can be related to modern day society. It is proof that we are created in the likeness of God and as stewards of Gods creations we must use the gifts given to us to help make our world a happy and safe place. Therefore, we as human beings must begin to fulfil our vocation to serve and protect our world and our neighbours. ...read more.

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