Some people view man simply as fodder for the meat grinder – of no real
lasting importance. Others view man as the determiner of all reality.
How should we measure man? Today’s attached devotional will give you
important clues. God bless you.
Because of Calvary,
Psalm 8:3-6 (ESV)3 When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
4 what is man that you are mindful of him,
and the son of man that you care for him?
5 Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings[a]
and crowned him with glory and honor.
6 You have given him dominion over the works of your hands;
you have put all things under his feet,
“John Milton used to say that the greatness and sacredness of Man’s soul is attested by two facts: first, the creation of his soul in the image of the eternal god; and second, the price that had been paid for the redemption of his soul, even the precious blood of Christ.” [Clarence Edward Macartney, The Greatest Texts of the Bible, (Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1992), p. 12]