A facet of Christian faith is the belief that mankind is created in the image of God. So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” I believe we were created in God's image, and that it influences me every day as a manager at Target. The inherit image of God in myself shows me that I should treat others with dignity and have no bias or exploitation of others based on looks, creed, race, gender, etc. The inherit image of God in myself also shows me that I need to be a servant such as Jesus was.
As a manager at Target I find it no coincidence that my employee handbook should so closely model the way Jesus treated others. In this case it is because the company is scared of a lawsuit. In my heart I know it's God's will that we treat others with respect and dignity because we are all made in God's image. According to policy we are to treat each gender as equals. How could we not since Mary was chosen to give birth to our Lord and how she answered the call of the angel Luke 1:38 “I am the Lord’s servant,”. There are many Target policies about disabilities and how we should treat those with them. When Jesus cured a blind man how can I do any less than to treat them as my equal. John 9:11 “The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes. He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and then I could see.” We are unable to be Jesus, we will always fall short of his perfection and glory. We should always try to live up to his words and standards and not judge others because of their differences. Corinthians 10:12 states “We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.” It is wise to follow my employee handbook to keep my job, but it is more important for me to treat others with the respect and dignity of...
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