Martin Luther's Beliefs About The Image Of God

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Hey Francine!
You did an excellent job on explaining what Martin Luther believed about the image of God. God is full of grace and full of power. He is Lord over all and chose us to be in His image. What a wonderful privilege! John Calvin believed that the image of God is reflected in us like a mirror. As you said, it is his nature to be glorified, and we can glorify Him by reflecting his nature! Martin Luther believed, however, that in the fall of man,"the image of God was lost." John Calvin believed that image was not lost but instead horribly deformed. John Calvin and Martin Luther both believed that at glorification, man will be restored back into the complete image of God. Luther says, "the Gospel [which] brings it about that we are formed

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