STUDY ONE WORKSHEET
© Rosemary Bardsley 2014
#1 Created by God and for God
Study what these verses teach, and discuss the high value they put on all human beings.
#2: Created for God’s glory
What do these references teach about our purpose/responsibility as humans?
#3: The sanctity of human life [God declares human life sacred]
Read these verses. Discuss their significance for our attitudes to and treatment of other human beings. [Note that in the Matthew passages Jesus looks behind murder to the emotions and attitudes which give birth to murder, including these also under the judgement of Genesis 9:6.]
#4A: Personal impact of the ‘image of God’
How should creation in the image of God impact your view of yourself?
#4B Contemporary relevance
List the evidence of disrespect for the human in your society today.