What Is Man?

What Is Man?

Learn about who we are as God's images in the world: damaged by sin, but saved by grace to do God's will.

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About this Lesson Series

Instructor: Multiple Instructors
Discipline: Theology
Course Group: Intermediate Christian Doctrine
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In every culture throughout history, people have asked questions such as, "Who are we?" and "Why are we here?" The Bible tells us that we are God's images, created to rule over creation on his behalf and to turn the world into his earthly kingdom. Sin has damaged us and complicated our work, but by God's grace in Christ, we can be restored and our work can be completed.

Series Goals:

  • Describe humanity's origin, composition and purpose.
  • Explore the consequences of humanity's fall into sin.
  • Examine humanity's covenant relationship to God.