Originally we were created in God’s image, in His likeness. But in Adam’s fall, we all who share the aptness toward sin that ran through Adam's nature, fell from that original type. We greatly marred that image in ourselves, and to an indescribable degree lost it.
In His cross, Jesus Christ restored to us what we were created to be. We shall again be like Him, fully "in His image"! We shall know the ineffable pleasure of the fellowship of like natures, of oneness with our God - His Father and our Father (John 20:17). We shall be where we belong.