Shaped by God, not society

There’s nothing more precious than our identity. It is our link to God. Our true identity is shaped by no time, society, genetic code, or material history. It is too sacred to be shaped by anything but God—or to be anything but spiritual.

Loving who we are is vitally important because it comes of knowing ourselves as God made us to be. If God is good and holy, by simple logic that which He creates must be good and holy. God, Spirit, could not possibly create anything flawed, illegitimate, inconsistent, unnecessary, or unloved. 

Our God-given spiritual individuality is altogether beautiful because God is expressing Himself in us freely and clearly. The form of this identity isn’t a material form, but an identity of spiritual character (the “express image” of God, reflecting the divine character, as the Bible indicates in Hebrews 1:3), shown to us in moments of inspiration, forgiveness, honesty, unselfishness, and love.

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Watering the seed—the Word of God
September 21, 2015

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