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Before you had any thoughts of who you were, God knew exactly who you were and has already foreseen who you will become. The defining factor(s) of our identity is knowing what God knows and what He says about us in his living word. Knowing what He knows is the first step. Accepting what He says is what we must hold on to. We have a way of hearing God (through His word) and then questioning it. God’s word is true, and we can trust Him at his every word. If we knew who we were, we would behave differently. When I say “behave”, I mean, think, live, and how we treat others. Knowing and trusting the word of God, helps build our confidence in Him which affects our self-confidence. We can find in the bible several scriptures of God admiring who he created us to be.
Before you were even formed in your mother’s womb, God knew you. He knew you were and who you are today. Our God is infinite in all of His ways even if we cannot grasp what He thinks about us. If we look deep enough in scripture, He explicitly and sometimes not as clear, tells who we are to Him. Can I share with you His sentiments?
Look at what it says in 1 Peter 2:9…It tells us who we are:”But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.” -1 Peter 2:9 NKJV
Who are you?
God says that you are chosen. You were chosen by Him. Even before you were in your mother’s womb, you were on the mind of God. Sis, you were chosen and were chosen to do the will of God. You are royal, sis. You are a royal priesthood. If we are his children, then we are heirs of God and joint heirs with Jesus Christ. What else does it say? We are a holy nation. We are called to be set apart. We should be holy because God is holy (1 Peter 1:16) Finally it says in 1 Peter, we are God’s possession. We are His people. We were created in His own image (Genesis 1:27). We must know who we are, but to know who we are, we must know who God is. How do we discover who we are? We discover this by spending time with God and reading his word.”Saturate your mind with the truth of God’s Word. It’s filled with reminders of His unconditional love for you.” – Joyce Meyers