Who We Are

Human beings, women humans especially, tend to categorize themselves in funny ways. Ways very different from how God sees us.

We measure our self-worth by physical traits - those we lack and those we have too many of. We judge our character by the things we've failed at more than our heart condition while we've attempted them. And we'll often be much more harsh on ourselves than we would ever be with someone else.

There are many times when our self-critique prevents us from seeing the saved child of God that He sees. "How could the Lord love me when He knows who I am, what I've done and what I've been?"

Isn't it amazing (and such a wonderful blessing) that God sees us through the blood of Christ. Because we've come before His throne in repentance, we are a new creature, completely covered in the crimson flow. What was once a lost, struggling, sinful person is now seen clean, pure and refreshed by the grace of God.

So who are we to belittle, judge and degrade the creation of God? That's like telling Him that His work isn't good enough, that we've found flaws that we think need to be ironed out. How prideful and sinful that line of thinking is.

So what does God see when He looks at us through the blood of His Son? Who are we because of Jesus Christ?

We are complete. (Colossians 2:10)
We are a new creature. (2 Corinthians 5:17)
We are alive. (Ephesians 2:5)
We are a vessel of Christ. (Galatians 2:20)
We are His workmanship. (Ephesians 2:10)
We are born of incorruptible seed. (1 Peter 1:23)
We are blameless and harmless. (Philippians 2:15)
We are more than conquerors. (Romans 8:37)

And that's just the beginning!
How do you see yourself today? Is it the way God sees you?

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