Why God Created Man
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Genesis 1:26
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.
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Genesis 1:27
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
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Genesis 1:28
And God blessed them, and God said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.
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Genesis 2:7
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
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Genesis 1:31
And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
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Greek
444. anthropos -- a man, human, mankind
... are created in the image of God -- each vested with individual personhood and destiny
(cf. Gal 3:28). Accordingly, the Bible uses 444 () of a specific man, ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/444.htm - 8k

5363. philanthropia -- love for mankind, kindness
... who warmly loves others, treating them with the respect (benevolence) that befits
each one being created in the image of God. ... kindness, love towards man. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/5363.htm - 7k

Library

Of that Opinion of the Platonists, that the Angels were Themselves ...
... Book XII. Chapter 26."Of that Opinion of the Platonists, that the Angels Were
Themselves Indeed Created by God, But that Afterwards They Created Man's Body. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 26 of that opinion of.htm

For Though Man was Created in Grace, God, Foreseeing his ...
... Section 12. For though man was created in grace, God, foreseeing his forgetfulness,
provided also the works of creation to remind man of him. ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/section 12 for though man.htm

State in which Man was Created. The Faculties of the Soul --The ...
... him (Col.3:19). To this corresponds another passage, "Put ye on the new
man, who after God is created," (Eph.4:24). We must now see ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 15 state in which.htm

Of the State Wherein Man was Created, and How the Image of God is ...
... IMPROVED; OR, A PRACTICAL CATECHISM. Lecture XXIII. Of The State Wherein
Man Was Created, And How The Image Of God Is Defaced. Eccl. ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/lecture xxiii of the state.htm

The True Doctrine. Creation Out of Nothing, of God's Lavish Bounty ...
... Section 3. The true doctrine. Creation out of nothing, of God's lavish bounty of
being. Man created above the rest, but incapable of independent perseverance. ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/section 3 the true doctrine.htm

The Words "Let us Make Man" Agree with the Testimony of Proverbs.
... on the earth. And God created man: after the image of God did He create
him; male and female created He them. And God blessed them ...
/.../chapter lxii the words let us.htm

What Special Act of Providence did God Exercise Toward Man in the ...
... A12: When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him, upon
condition of perfect obedience; forbidding him to eat of the tree of the ...
/.../anonymous/the westminster shorter catechism/question 12 0 what special act.htm

Some Considerations in Reply Eulogistic of the Flesh it was ...
... Chapter V."Some Considerations in Reply Eulogistic of the Flesh It Was Created
by God. The Body of Man Was, in Fact, Previous to His Soul. ...
/.../on the resurrection of the flesh/chapter v some considerations in reply.htm

Man's Place in the World.
... Brit. or Inter. Ency., or any standard encyclopedia. God created man in his own
image, in the image of God created he him, male and female created he them. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kent/the making of a nation/study i mans place in.htm

Proofs of the Resurrection from Isaiah and Ezekiel; the Same God ...
... says in like manner, "But when it pleased God, who separated ... and the manner in which
he was created, and by ... powers is He who made the whole man, carrying out ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xv proofs of the resurrection.htm



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