Who God says we are 2

October 6th, 2011

Last Sunday I looked at the Bible to see who God says we are. We looked at a number verses from the Bible to paint a picture. My heart was that people would be reminded of who they are in Christ.

In the last week I have seen a number of other Pastors share the same message. On ACCTV the other day I saw a message from Pastor Leon Fontiane about this topic. Today I read a post from Mark Conner that is along the same lines.

For me it seems that God is wanting to remind His people who they are in Christ. He wants us to hold a Biblical perspective on who we are and see ourselves in light of eternity.

Here is a cut and past from Mark Conner’s post. He is the Pastor of CityLife Church in Melbourne. Please enjoy…

“The Gospel writers tell us that after Jesus was baptized in water the Spirit descended on him in the form of a dove and a voice from heaven said, “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” Jesus knew that his Father loved him.

As you go through your day, what voices do you hear? What are they saying to you? Many people hear voices that tell them they aren’t good enough, that they are a problem, a burden or even a failure.

What would it look like for you to start to hear a different voice … a voice that says, “You are my son … or my daughter … whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” A voice that says, “I created you in your mother’s womb. I love you with an everlasting love. I have a purpose and plan for your life. I want to give you a future and a hope.”

Sometimes the negative voices are so loud and persistent that they can drown out the soft, gentle whisper of God’s voice.

What voice are you listening to today? … think about it.”