Foundational to the Christian faith is the belief that mankind is created in the image of God. Explain how this belief affects the way you interact with people within your chosen vocation
Introduction: Upon graduating from Liberty, I plan to pursue a career as a case manager for adults and/or children with disabilities. I feel that God has given me a heart to serve those that are often overlooked and need help the most just as Jesus did.
Example 1: Since mankind is created in God’s image as a case worker I will have compassion for my clients. People with disabilities are often ignored and underserved because of their infirmities. God calls us to serve others and have compassion for those who are unable to help themselves. We should do this not only because its what we are called to do as Christians but also because it brings glory to God. Author Elmer Towns made mention of this in his book with the statement “While Christians believe humanitarian efforts are good, even essential, there must be a higher reason for helping others. Christians believe they exist to glorify God and serve God. One way of serving God is helping others.” (Towns, 91) The idea of being compassionate is mentioned in the bible many times. In fact in Colossians 3:12, “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” (Bible, NIV) I am expected to show kindness compassion, and patience at all times and to all people, especially to the clients/individuals that I plan to work for. Example 2: Since mankind is created in God’s image as a case worker
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