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God, in creating man, said first, "Let us make man in our image [or, shadow, semblance], according to our likeness." (Genesis 1:26, 27, ftn) Since God's Son stated that his Father is "a Spirit," this rules out any physical likeness between God and man. (John 4:24) Rather, man has qualities reflecting, or mirroring, those of his heavenly Maker, qualities that positively distinguish man from the animal creation.

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