Growing in the understanding of the freedom God bought for us the accuser loses his hold on us. We can accept the grace to discover who God knows us to be by His own design. For He knew us before we were born giving us everything we have and are for good and not for harm.
Freedom as a Christ follower comes from God removing the guilt, shame and condemnation resting upon us so that we can receive all of the glorious riches we have been and are given new today and every day in Christ. It is in Christ that we live, move and breath to experience the fullness of God's intention and design of a life lived abundantly.
We press on to lay hold of all that Christ has for us. We embrace our purpose revealed through our strengths; our natural talents and spiritual gifts. God formed us intentionally with a purpose enabling us to participate in His creation as a blessing; making a difference with God in and through the partnership He created us to have with Him.
We can focus the passions of our new heart of flesh to help us discover our strengths. Our passion fuels our pursuit of purpose as we step into the destiny God has created for us.
When we recognize a need the world around us has and fill it we have found our purpose.(Aristotle)
strengthfinders.com is a simple yet helpful way to learn about your top 5 to 39 strengths. The strengths given are a combination of both natural talents and spiritual gifts. I have found this to be a very effective and helpful tool for growth and understanding one's self better.
God has set each of us apart as unique, fearfully and wonderfully formed to be His own. Therefore, each of us are His favorite. He has chosen to empower us, enable us and authorize us as His partner and a steward of His creation. Living all of life abundantly, fulfilling the destiny we have been created for; we are dependent on God and the partnership He offers each and every one of us.