I am no longer who I
I am becoming who my God created me to be.
Peter 1:21-23 (NLT)
you have come to trust in God. And because God raised Christ from the dead and
gave Him great glory, your faith and hope can be confidently placed in God. Now
you can have sincere love for each other as brothers and sisters because you
were cleansed from your sins when you accepted the truth of the Good News. So
see to it that you really do love each other intensely with all your hearts.
I can trust my God to
trust is in man alone, he will fail me.
40 (NASB) A Psalm of David
I waited patiently for the LORD; and He
inclined to me and heard my cry.
He brought me up
out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay,
And He set my
feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.
He put a new
song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;
Many will see
and fear and will trust in the LORD.
How blessed is
the man who has made the LORDhis trust,
And has not
turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.
God has created me;
and wonderfully with a purpose in life.
My life is not an
For God has not
given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline. Therefore,
do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join
with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God, who has
saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but
according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus
from all eternity.
I now have a standard
I can follow for how to live my life.
learning how to really live, God’s way.
is the greatest commandment in the Law?” And He said to him, “’You shall love
the LORDyour God with all your
heart, and with all your soul, and with all of your mind.’This is the great and foremost
commandment. The second is like it, ‘You
shall love your neighbor as yourself.’On these two commandments depend the
whole Law and the Prophets.”
God disciplines those
He loves and who love Him.
He works all things
out for good, even my poor choices.
In the same way
the Spirit also helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we
should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groaning’s deep for words;
and He who searches our hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He
intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
And we know that
God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those
who are called according to His purpose.