In the Image of God: Remnant and Restoration

Can we see remnants of the image of God in unbelievers? What about in Christians? To what extent is restoration to the image of God actually possible? This article surveys the high origins of man as image-bearer, the depths to which man fell, and what a restored image of God looks like.

Man in His Four-Fold State: Man as Grace Renews Him

You are created in the image of God. This article looks at the state of man as an image-bearer renewed by the transforming grace of God and made a Christian. The author uses 2 Corinthians 5:17 to explain what a Christian is: someone who is in union with Christ, has become a new creation, and has been transformed to be like Christ.

Union with Christ – Creation

This is a volume on believers’ union with Christ. Letham argues that union with God is founded in the very being of God as Trinity and relational. Man being made in the image of God reflects this characteristic. First Letham looks at the Trinitarian basis of creation. Next he notes the role of the Son of God as the mediator of creation. Man as one created in Christ is to be recognized as image of God.

The Unfolding Mystery – The New Man

What does it mean that Scripture is fulfilled in Jesus Christ? Wherein lies the unity of the Bible? Chapter 1 is an exercise in a redemptive-historical approach to an understanding of Scripture in which the stated questions are answered. The author reflects on the significance of Jesus being the image of God in the light of Adam who was first made in God’s image (Genesis 1:26-27).