Who do you think you are? Who do you think God thinks you are? How do you reconcile those two views when they differ?
I read an article today in Premier Christianity Magazine which shed some light on these questions. It was written by Claire Musters. Check her out at www.ficm.org.uk.
She offers a number of phrases taken from Scripture that can help us to believe that we are accepted, secure and significant. As she said in her article,
“When I first encountered the “Who I am in Christ” list from the Freedom in Christ course, I was encouraged to read it out loud every day. Initially I cringed, as it felt like brainwashing, and yet, as I reflected, I realised that everything on it is biblical truth.”
You might like to try meditating on some of these phrases. If you do, please let me know what you learn and share it with all of us.
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