March 3rd

Made -Sermon Outline

Genesis 2:26-28; Psalm 139: 13-18; 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 


1.       Being made in God’s image is c_____ to our identity. 

Genesis 1:26-28;    Genesis 2:7;    Psalm 139:13-18

Church Fathers would talk of importance of double k______________.

“In order to know God, you need to know yourself; In order to know yourself, you need to know God.”


2.      “Image is Everything,” is a mantra in North American c___________.

Branding reduces people to a c_______________.

We try to keep up a good image to hide our c_____________.


3.       Adam and Eve fell into sin enticed by becoming more like God.

Genesis 3:22 “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good from evil.”

  God made his only son become one of us and be crucified on a c__________.

  All who place their faith in Jesus are now a new c____________. 2 Corinthians 5:17


4.       We have been created in and for c_______________; Genesis 1:26

  We have been created male and female as c______________; Genesis 1:28

  We have been recreated with c______________; 2 Corinthians 5:17-19

  We have been renewed in God’s Spirit with his C____________; Galatians 2:20

  We have been created to fulfill God’s c__________ mandate; Genesis 1:28

  We have been created as caretakers of his c___________; Genesis 1:29, 30.

Sermon Questions

Genesis 2:26-28; Psalm 139: 13-18; 2 Corinthians 5:14-21  

1.       Who do you look more like, your mom or your dad?

2.       What is your favorite thing to build out of sand?

3.       In what ways do you come to know God? 

4.       In what ways do you come to know yourself?

5.       How do you see yourself as a new creation?

6.       How have you been created for communion?

7.       How has the Holy Spirit strengthened your character?

8.       How can we take better care of God’s creation?

Karin Terpstra