So God created man in his own image…” [Genesis 1:27]

A true journey, no matter how long the travel takes has no end [William Least – Heat Moon-Blue Highways 1982] As sons of God we are on a journey backwards, back to the original design, back to the broken place where the image was smashed and distortion of who we are took place.

There’s something in the DNA of man that in the original design was the image of God, but the mirror image is fragmented and truth is lost.  God didn’t become distorted man did!  When we become intimate with Him our true identity is revealed.  Glory to God He has reconciled, resurrected and even now is restoring something authentic – man, made in His image! ”Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come. All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ…”

Step into the place of His presence this morning and for just a moment taste the pure air of His garden.  Revel in the peace that passes all understanding—experience what was lost, marred and broken be made whole by the very Goodness of God. “…My brethren, there is nothing that can so advantage you, nothing can so prosper you, so assist you, so make you walk towards heaven rapidly, so keep your head upwards towards the sky, and your eyes radiant with glory, like the imitation of Jesus Christ—Charles Spurgeon.

God has promised – ”I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the Lord, in your presence….”

Further Reading:  Genesis 33:12-23 – 2 Corinthians 5:11-22