Tuesday, May 27, 2008

What would happen if you actually believed these things?

Are you a Christ Follower?  If so, then look at just some of what is true about you.
You are...
-God has chosen you to be His.  You must pretty darn special (1 Peter. 2:9).
-able to represent and point people to God.  You are a royal preisthood (1 Peter 2:9).
-a holy nation of people for God...God likes to be home in His nation (1 Peter 2:9)
-God is proud to have you be His own possession.  You are dear to Him (1 Peter 2:9).
-have received mercy, things you do not deserve except that you are children of the King (1 Peter 2:10).
-taking part in having the divine nature...that is a mystery to me (2 Peter 1:4).
-the bearer of God's good graces upon this earth - you represent His good will to everyone (2 Corinthians 5:20-21).
-made competent to impact people with God's good news all the time. (2 Corinthians 3:6).
-God's masterpiece for the world to see your good works (Ephesians 2:10).
-a sweet aroma of the knowledge of Christ.  Let your the perfume of your life intoxicate all you come in contact with (2 Corinthians 2:14).
-given spiritual gifts so that you will be effective in people's lives when you speak with them (1 Peter 4:10).
There is so much more but just soak in these truths.  When you read those words, what do they mean to you?  How do they make you feel?  Do you believe those truths?  What would happen in we lived out these truths?  Live them out and watch how things change in your life and those who you come in contact with.