The Hunger For Significcnce: Seeing the Image of God in Main (3rd Edition)
:Every human being wants to be treated with dignity and worth. When we aren't respected, we suffer. Though it can be taken to a sinful extreme, this desire for respect isn't wrong. In fact, it reflects a deep-down awareness that...
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:Every human being wants to be treated with dignity and worth. When we aren't respected, we suffer. Though it can be taken to a sinful extreme, this desire for respect isn't wrong. In fact, it reflects a deep-down awareness that we are made in the image of God. We ought to be treated with honor and compassion-and, even more importantly, we ought to treat others the same way. Dr. Sproul's reflections on dignity, image bearing, and respect get to the heart of our search for personal worth. What would it mean for us to truly love and honor one another, forsaking apathy, prejudice, and even hatred? By shedding light on the many obstacles to dignity-in the home, school, hospital, prison, church, and workplace-Sproul points us to new ways of loving and serving one another. As we value one another in these key fronts, the whole of human dignity is elevated.
R. C. Sproul (1939-2017), theologian, pastor and teacher, was founder of Ligonier Ministries, an international teaching ministry based in Orlando, Florida. He holds doctorate degrees from Free University of Amsterdam and Whitefield Theological Seminary, and is author of more than sixty books, general editor of The Reformation Study Bible and executive editor of Tabletalk magazine. Sproul is senior minister of preaching at Saint Andrew's Chapel and can be heard daily on the radio broadcast Renewing Your Mind.