When we come to God He gives us a whole new identity as his children. We have access to all his resources. Yet, so often, we continue to see ourselves as we once were.
With everyone showcasing their highlight reels on social media, it’s easy to focus on our own behind-the-scenes footage and compare. I've got it all together, I swear.
As you don your nation's emblems this week, consider how you came to freedom.
It's not a sin to be hip: but what if Jesus called you to kill the cool?
You are awesome! You are full of more amazing qualities, traits, and virtues than you could imagine, given to you by the Lord who loves you.
Who do you think you are?
How do you define yourself? Is it based on what you do or on who you are to God?
When a woman knows who she is, why she is, and what she’s supposed to do, she may be dressed in thrift store specials and be absolutely gorgeous.
If we put conditions on the love we give ourselves, how then can we love others unconditionally?
So many of us base our self-worth on our looks, accomplishments, or the unrealistic standards we set for ourselves. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Do I REALLY matter to God?
Has anyone ever experienced an identity crisis?
Who we are in God is more important than anything else in the world.
There is nothing wrong with looking good and being healthy, but too often we fall into the comparison trap. We can easily forget the opinion that matters most of all.
Jesus is a treasure trove of resources. You need to know how to draw upon his inexhaustible love, wisdom, power, and forgiveness by faith.
As God’s beloved child, your identity isn't found in what you do, what role you play, or even your outward appearance.
Taking everything on your shoulders is doing your family a disservice. You might end up so worn out you have nothing left to give, and your family won't be learning servanthood either.
I was horrified to discover that I had become the very thing I had hated and feared all my life — a heartless, insensitive bully who tore into people by mercilessly attacking their weaknesses.
It would be enough if God just cleansed your name, but he does more. He gives you his name. It would be enough if God just set you free, but he does more. He takes you home. He takes you home to the Great House of God.
That is a level of love that both pursues us and is worthy of pursuit.
In God’s Kingdom there is only one category for entry to heaven.
Who ARE you?
Do you ever doubt that God has a plan for you?
We spend a lot of our time as Christians talking about who Jesus is. Maybe it's time for us to start listening to what Jesus has to say about who we are, too. We know that we are fearfully and wonderfully made, the image of God, and created for holiness. But what does that look like for each of us?