Being created in God’s image implies:
1. We treat all human beings with respect. If you read further into Genesis (Chap. 6,7,8,9) you would come across a story about a man named Noah. He built the massive wooden boat for all animals and his family to protect them from the flood. During Noah’s time all flesh was corrupt on earth. God wasn’t happy with His creation and was about to destroy everything, but He found an obedient man that He could rebuild humanity through (Noah). After the flood, God told Noah,
“Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed;
for in the image of God has God made man.”
It’s interesting to note God’s reminder to Noah that man still carries the image of God. This should teach us that humanity is priceless to God. Everyone, even terrorists, was made in the image of God. Do you believe that?
2. It also implies that we have a responsibility to take care of God’s planet. He put Adam and Even in the Garden of Eden to cultivate and work it. He asked them to rule over His creation. Do you believe that?