Here are the discussion questions that accompany my message from this past weekend at Eastbrook Church entitled “What About Our Image?“
1. On a scale of 1-10, how comfortable are you in our own skin – how comfortable are you with yourself – right now. Why?
2. Genesis 1 tells the story of the creation of the world. Read that chapter out loud and reflect on the differences between humanity’s creation and the creation of the rest of the world. What is distinct or unique about human beings?
3. The phrase ‘image of God’ or ‘likeness of God’ only appears three times in Genesis: 1:26-28; 5:1-2; and 9:6. However, Psalm 8 is often seen as a commentary on Genesis 1:26-28. Take some time to read through Psalm 8 and reflect on what it says about humanity.
4. Given the Scripture you read through previously, how would you define humanity in the following categories: Read the rest of this entry »