What does in God’s image mean? He created Adam & Eve without a moral sense.

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    What does in God’s image mean? He created Adam & Eve without a moral sense.

    I take, in God’s image, to refer to God’s and our mental image and not the physical. God does not look like us in any way. He and his form is quite alien to us.

    Genesis shows that Adam & Eve were created without the moral sense that would make them like Gods. That being the case, they had to eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil to be in God’s mental image. That is without a doubt a requirement to the development of a moral sense and is confirmed by God after Adam and Eve disobeyed his command to stay dumb and without a moral sense.

    If they were created in God’s image then they would have already had the moral sense that comes from the knowledge of good and evil and would therefore not have been tempted by Satan to eat of the tree of knowledge because they would have had that knowledge already. This would also mean that God was punishing them unjustly.

    One must conclude from these biblical facts, that God did not make mankind in his image.

    The only other logical alternative is that God does not have a moral sense and that he too, like Adam and Eve, was basically as dumb as a cow.

    Could that be why God is shown as doing other immoral things in scriptures?

    The two main ones that come to mind is God having his own son murdered for the forgiveness of sin when there was no real need to and the genocide of Noah’s day.

    Does being in God's image mean not having a moral sense?

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    What you claim is not Biblical facts. You make no sense, as usual.
     
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    You gotta be kidding. "Greatest-islam" picked up a hate speech talking point about the Old Testiment and now thinks he is an expert of Biblical theology.
     
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    In God's image that is a good question. Well when God took the form of a man he was a spirit. When the spirit was transformed it was transformed in the image of a man. Angels were also created in God's image and when they materialize they to had the appearance of men you can read about the Angels that appeared to Lot.

    He also instilled a sense of wright and wrong into man that is why atheieist and most all religions agree that the laws that were given to moses were laws that teach right from wrong and are moral laws.

    The things that are immoral that man do was from mans choice to disobey the law. Freewill was given some choose to be moral some do not.
     
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    God has a body of flesh and bone like his Son Jesus did after Jesus's resurrection. When Adam was created in God's image it was a reference to the both of them having bodies of flesh and bones.
     
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    You say this yet do not refute anything and just insult.

    Typical empty headed Christian attitude.

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    Moses changed God's law of divorce away from ----let no man put asunder.

    Whose law is more moral, Moses' law or God's law?

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    How could Jesus be around before his mother was even born?
    Time travel?

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    Greatest Islam do you like sounding like an idiot? God's image is we look something like God and we are like him, except he gave us free will, therefore we have choices to make. I really dont know why you cant understand this, it's not that hard.
    As for JEsus, how was that immoral? and for Noah, read the book it explains he was tired of man being immoral, which explains Katrina....LOL (hey if liberals can blame it on Bush, I'll blame it on liberal behavior)
     
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    Show us what free will God style looks like.

    What did he do the first time A & E did their will and not God's?

    He threw quite the sissy fit did he not?

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