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“What is man — that You are mindful of him?” Psalm 8:4

Let’s start with the basics.

  • Man was created to be the crowning glory of God’s work (Psalm 8:5).
  • God created man in His image (Gen 1:26).
  • In the image of God, man was intended to reflect God’s glory and magnify His character (Gen 1:27),
  • God gave man dominion over all the works of His hands (Genesis 1:26).

Adam was created in communion with his Maker. Adam knew Him.  And Adam possessed physical and spiritual life.

But Everything Changed When Adam Sinned

Gen 3:6 So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree desirable to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate.

Adam lost his spiritual life and began dying physically.  If Adam had not sinned, his children would have been born in the image of God.  But because Adam sinned, his children were born in his image, in the image of a fallen man.

Gen 5:3  And Adam lived one hundred and thirty years, and begot a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.

Since Adam sinned, every child born is born in the image of Adam.   “That which is born of the flesh is flesh” (John 3:6)

Man is born fallen, sinful, needy, and rebellious against his Creator.

  • His intended service to God is suppressed by his slavery to sin.
  • His weakness in the flesh diminishes his intended strength in the Spirit.
  • And his intended body of perfect health and eternal life is afflicted with disease and death.
Man is not born crowned with the glory of God, as God intended.

Yet, man remains, “fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psa 139:14), and still bears a part of God’s image.  Man is born a body, a soul, and a human spirit, but without the Spirit of God.  And the soul is a dead soul.  That’s why Jesus said, “You must be born again” (John 3:3, 7).

Just as God breathed the “breath of life” into Adam and Adam became “a living soul,” (Gen 2:7), man needs that Breath of Life to regenerate his dead soul. And, by the grace of God through the cross of Christ, man can be fully restored to God’s intention for him — man can “be born of the Spirit” (John 3:6, 8).

God is mindful of every man.

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)

God gave us His Son (Isa 9:6), as a substitutionary atonement for our sins (Luke 19:10, Rom 5:8), and to open the way for all to be saved and restored in the relationship He had originally created (2 Pet 3:9)

Choose Christ, and one’s soul is made alive.  Reject Christ, and one’s soul remains dead. Come to Jesus in faith, and He will forgive one’s sins and give eternal life in Heaven.  Reject Jesus, and one’s sins are not forgiven, and Hell is the ultimate end.

Who Are You?

The answer to that question is found in the question Jesus asked, “Who do you say that I am?” (Mat 16:15) That is the most important question people will ever be asked.

As Christians, we have answered as Peter did,  “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God”  (Mat 16:16).

We are God’s children. As the first three chapters of Ephesians tell, we are blessed, chosen, blameless, accepted, redeemed, forgiven, made alive, saved, raised, adopted, enlightened, and heirs of inheritance.  We are also sealed unto the day of redemption (Eph 4:30).  So, our hope is found in Jesus!  Our eternal destiny is Heaven. And our purpose is to know God through His Word and doing His will.

A paraphrase of Proverbs 27:19 says, “As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.”  Give your heart to Jesus, so your life will reflect His love, mercy, and grace!

Jesus desires to redeem and restore all people.  He drew you to Himself, and you responded.  And He draws others, too —  hoping they will come.  But they must come in faith.

Share the Answers

It is the duty and the joy of all who belong to the Lord Jesus Christ to share His saving grace with those who do not belong to Him.

Rom 10:14  How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?

Be ready and be bold to share your testimony of who Jesus is, what He has done to redeem mankind, and how He offers to forgive and save sinners. And always testify with kindness, gentleness, and love. (1 Pet 3:15).

Ask people the questions that they already ponder:

“Who are you?”  “Why are you here.”  “What’s the meaning and purpose of your existence?”  “Where are you going.”

They might not have the answers, but we do.

  • “Who are you?” is really answered by “WHOSE are you?”  Do you belong to Jesus?
  • “Why are you here?” and “What’s the meaning and purpose of your existence?” is answered in Christ:  The chief end of man is to know God, to glorify Him, and to enjoy Him forever.
  • Finally, “Where are you going?”  If one belongs to Jesus, one will enter into the Lord’s presence at death. If one does not belong to Jesus, one’s destination is Hell.

Be a witness for Christ and tell everyone about the saving grace of the Lord Jesus Christ.  And always, remember whose you are!  You are His — because of who He is and what He’s done.  Watch the video and find your joy in Jesus.



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