Dominion Over Animals…How Do We Interpret This?


Animals Are Feeling Beings Too

I finally took some time this morning to read over the online debate another blogger participated in and shared with me. They were discussing all animals and what the bible says about them. The discussion started on the topic of elephants in circuses.

There is a lot of confusion out there about the bible and what God says about animals.

Genesis 1:26-Then God said, Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.

For one thing, it says in our own likeness. Does anyone believe God would abuse animals?

Some synonyms for the word dominion are: power, rule, superior. Who says power, ruling, or superiority is a bad thing, a

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20 thoughts on “Dominion Over Animals…How Do We Interpret This?

  1. I agree. Animals have souls. People who have bear-death experiences report seeing deceased pets. I think it’s easy for some people to take the Bible literally maybe because they want to make sure they follow their faith. However, it is important to see the big picture.

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