If a child can make such growth in less than half a century, what will an eternity of development do for the least of us? Man was created in the image of God and has within himself a part of that image, a spiritual nature, a soul. To his amazement there it was, all put together. But let that same man turn around and go to torturing the meanest and most worthless cur that ever wakened slumber by barking at his shadow in the light of the moon, and at once he will be arrested for cruelty to animals. He said, Sweetheart, where did you learn all this? The most immediate identification is sometimes in terms of who our parents are. Compare: The family is ordained of God. Galatians 4:4-7, But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. The mirror was a possession of hers probably ill gained , nevertheless it was unique in that it could only tell the truth.
But one hath somewhere testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? San Fernando Church of Christ © 2005. And when one little girl, or one little boy, or one mom, or one dad or any stumbling, sinner comes down the aisle to accept Christ, the Bible tells us Heaven's joy is over one sinner that repents. Compare: All human beings—male and female—are created in the image of God. Or art thou blind, that thou canst not see thyself compassed about with astonishing goodness? We will begin reading in verse 2. Christ died for us to have the opportunity to be like him and share with him the riches of his glory.
Was it not to seek and to save the lost? The answer to all these questions and more lay in our understanding of who and what we really are. He never wept over burning suns, but He has wept over sinning and suffering man. Bednar of the Quorum of the Seventy Ricks College Campus Education Week Devotional, 7 June 2001 Brothers and sisters, welcome to Education Week. Thou madest him a little lower than the angels, but we may add, Only a little. What it he had been told that the sun was more than ninety million miles away, and was fourteen hundred times larger than our world! She replied, Yes, Granddaddy, it's all together.
Few experiences in my life have clarified and confirmed the answers to life's greatest questions in such a penetrating way. It would be arbitrary interpretation to assign to it as some have done an original meaning of which it contains no signs. Man, in the person and glorious destiny of Jesus of Nazareth, the second Adam, the head and representative of the race, will not only be restored to his original position, but exalted far beyond it. Christ said that he came out from the Father. Brothers and sisters, The Family: A Proclamation to the World is a timely gift from a loving Father delivered through His living apostles and prophets. But, O God, what a little lord hast thou made over this great world! The bible says that salvation is a gift from God to man.
Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands: Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. In view of the scope of see below , this quotation by our Saviour may be regarded as an exposition of the prophetical character of the words. Well people receive comparatively little attention. But there is a place where someone has testified: What is mankind that you are mindful of them, a son of man that you care for him? And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads, And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself. We become a fellowship instead of a soul winning institution. What is man that you would let him live at all To shed the blood of his own kind And ever fail to even follow where you call What is man? Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. He agreed with much of what Plato -said and then added this.
The whole physical universe dwindles into insignificance compared with one single soul capable of joy or suffering, and that forever. Ye may make a judgment of yourselves by the motions and affections that ye feel in yourselves at the mention of this. To visit is, first, to afflict, to chasten, yea, to punish; the highest judgments in Scripture come under the notions of visitations. Whatever it is, it is this characteristic that we are encouraged to adopt or be adopted into. The clouds that float overhead have a purpose, and the earth beneath has a purpose. Everyone had his sins paid for at Calvary.
Will God prefer his enemies, and magnify those who would cast him down? And since you are God's creation, a unique creation, a special creation, a creation that God is mindful of, then God made the Mt. But he is a child of God, made in the image of God, with a glorious destiny made possible to him, and crowned with glory and honor! Then you crown him with glory and with honor Give him dominion over land and sea and air And store up an inheritance in heaven Oh what is man that you would care? Obviously, the adversary knew that he had only one last chance to thwart the plan of the Father and interrupt the atonement. Why did Jesus take the cat-o-nine tails before the cross? It is the part of us that thinks and plans and the bible says has to be renewed or reprogrammed. But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? Likewise Abrahams desire to have a son was like after Gods own heart. When I consider the heavens, etc. Each lost sinner will some day be a more bloated and horrible monster of iniquity than Satan is now. Then join the heavenly throng, and display His character, now and forever.
Children by nature are the expressed image of their parents. We, the First Presidency and the Council of the Twelve Apostles, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, solemnly proclaim that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the Creator's plan for the eternal destiny of His children. How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful is man! But, as we know, a writer has solemnly said, How poor a creature is man, and yet Thou dost remember him, and a son of man, and yet Thou dost come to him! Galatians 3:28, There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. Luke 19:10 says, For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which is lost. Man's love in its primary sense must be reserved for God. You might be a grandparent living only for your grandkids.