Biblical World View Bibl 104 Essay examples

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Introduction

A facet of Christian faith is the belief that mankind is created in the image of God. So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” I believe we were created in God's image, and that it influences me every day as a manager at Target. The inherit image of God in myself shows me that I should treat others with dignity and have no bias or exploitation of others based on looks, creed, race, gender, etc. The inherit image of God in myself also shows me that I need to be a servant such as Jesus was.

Example 1

As a manager at Target I find it no coincidence that my employee handbook should so closely model the way Jesus treated others. In this case it is
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Reading the Bible and feeling the servant spirit of Jesus gives me great hope for a program such as this. Being formed from his image I feel we should emulate that same servant attitude towards others. In Mark 9:35 Jesus says “If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.” For those who enter our store I am their servant because I wish to emulate Jesus in helping those around me. Many customers do not wish for my help, while others spurn it. I can only continue to try and follow his direction and know that in Chronicles 15:7 it says “But you, take courage! Do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded.” The Vibe program is truly about increasing sales for our store and company. I look at it as an opportunity to do God's will. Being made in God's image makes me feel closer to God and makes me want to help others and bring them closer to God. In my job I have that opportunity to help others, and whether it's a smile, pointing someone to the item they are looking for, or that rare opportunity to tell them about the wonderful church I belong too, I am thankful.

Conclusion

God set us apart from the animals and made us in his image. We are mentally smarter, emotionally deeper, rationale beings not animals. Being made in his image doesn't mean I look exactly like God, but that parts of me reflect God. That
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