Man's Relation To God
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"Indeed, ask now concerning the former days which were before you, since the day that God created man on the earth, and inquire from one end of the heavens to the other Has anything been done like this great thing, or has anything been heard like it?
Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.
In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.
He created them male and female, and He blessed them and named them Man in the day when they were created. This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day when God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.
"Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.
Rejoicing in the world, His earth, And having my delight in the sons of men.
"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD. "For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.
"And through his shrewdness He will cause deceit to succeed by his influence; And he will magnify himself in his heart, And he will destroy many while they are at ease. He will even oppose the Prince of princes, But he will be broken without human agency.
"God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent; Has He said, and will He not do it? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and said, "Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man is sending word to me to cure a man of his leprosy? But consider now, and see how he is seeking a quarrel against me."
And looking at them Jesus said to them, "With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.
"It will come about after this That I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; And your sons and daughters will prophesy, Your old men will dream dreams, Your young men will see visions.