No doubt, we are all familiar with the question, who are you?” it sounds like a simple question requiring a simple answer but it really isn’t.

For example if someone asked you, who you are?” you may answer “Bro. Trump”. No that’s your nationality .It is even possible for you to say you are the son of Mr.xyz But your name and where you come from are not you, you may be a cripple or deaf and dumb but who you are, are far more than what people see on the outside.

One of my brother, Pastor Johnson, shared his experience with me about a woman he rendered assistance to when the woman has case with the police. He told me that after he has effectively got her discharged from police custody, and they walked towards his car but the woman was relunctant to enter the jeep because the car paint has faded and the handle of the door was broken, but later she manage to enter the car and to her amazement when she saw the inside of the car and the air condition working properly, she express her concern why the pastor did not get the car painted.

Many of us like this woman too always rush into judging situation based on outward appearance. We may say like Apostle Paul that” we recognize no man according to the flesh “But we tend to identify ourselves and each other primarily by physical appearance (tall, short, stocky, slender) or what we do (plumbing, carpentry, Nursing, Engineering, etc).

Furthermore, when asked to identify ourselves in relation to our faith, we usually talk about our doctrinal position or denominational preference and our role in the church.

But, is who you are determined by what you do or vice versa? That’s an important question, especially as it relates to Christian maturity. I subscribe to the latter. I believe wholeheartedly that our hope for growth and fulfillment as Christians is based on understanding who we are, especially our identity in Christ as children Of God.

You are the light of the world (Matthew 5:14).
You are part of a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people (1 Peter 2:9).
You are complete in Him Who is the Head of all principality and power (Colossians 2:10).
You are not just ordinary person; you are a child of the living God.
You are for signs and wonders.

These and many more are who you are in Christ, And by understanding who you are in Christ will give you a strong foundation to build your life on. Knowing who you are in Jesus is the key to a successful Christian life and a life lived ON purpose.

Your identity doesn't depend on something you do or have done. Your true identity is who God says you are.

Your understanding of who you are in Christ will greatly determine how you live your life. Who are you, then?

Comment below and tell us your understanding of who you realy are in this world and in Christ.
DID YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE? DID YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE? Reviewed by E.A Olatoye on April 06, 2018 Rating: 5

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