Reaffirming Our Identity

“As he is, so are we in this world” (1 John 4:17c).

Friday of last week and on Monday of this week, I shared something of my testimony concerning my illness and the insight I gained as a consequence concerning our true identity versus an “illness identity.”  After reading the message, my wife remarked that the principle I had outlined in the message regarding illness would also apply in any area of bondage.  Since then I have received letters in which the writers confirmed that the truth I had shared was applicable to other needs in their lives.

Many of lifeís problems are a consequence of our losing sight of who we are.  It is obvious that I am not speaking of our physical or natural identity but rather of who we are in Christ.  When we are trapped in any form of bondage, it is because we have developed a concept of who we are that is in conflict with who/what the Word says that we are.  This happens because of what we entertain in our though life. Continue reading “Reaffirming Our Identity”