The dictionary makes us understand identity to mean ‘ a sense of who one is ‘ , with a synonym of ‘selfhood’.
In the quest for self-actualization, certain soul searching questions, such as
Who am I?
Where do I belong?
What is my purpose?
Where am I heading?,
amongst others are often pondered upon.
In a bid to get these questions answered, many have done unthinkable things, as well as commit nefarious acts. Many teenagers have been swayed by the craze of the world, in a bid to feel among. Both young and old have lost their bearing ‘cos they got swept off by the raging current of the world.
The social media has done more harm than good with regard to this area. Many are carried away by the mirage being displayed and feel everything on the cyber space is reality, whereas it is mostly fiction.
My friend, let’s go on a journey to answer these questions.
Who am I? My dear, you are who God says you are. Who has he declared you to be? ‘…a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people…’ (1Peter2:9). What more do you desire?
Where do I belong? Friend! Christ made this known ‘ …ye are not of this world, but I have chosen you out of the world…'( John 15:9). You can’t afford to behave of this world.
What is my purpose? This is clear. ‘…that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light. ‘ (1 Peter 2:9). For what other purpose do you think you were created?
Where am I heading? ‘ for here we have no continuing city, but we seek one to come. ‘( Hebrews 13:14). Christ made our destination known – ‘…that where I am, there ye may be also. ‘ ( John 14:3).
Friend! Listen to this ‘ you can only find yourself when you find CHRIST. Your identity is in Him. ‘
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