1Peter 2:9 “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” What a wonderful verse! This is from our reading today.
Please take time to read 1 Peter 2.
We live in such a negative world today. People deal with self-esteem issues everyday. If you or someone you know has them, please consider this:
- You are chosen! God knew you before you were formed in your mother’s womb. He has a plan for your life that will blow your mind. He chose YOU! All you have to do is to choose Him & follow His Word.
- You are royalty! Don’t you dare let the devil or any of his minions tell you any different. You are a child of the King! God Himself is your heavenly Father. That should make you feel secure in your skin! And He has some wonderful gifts that He desires to give to you if you’ll open yourself up to them.
- You belong! Too many feel like they don’t belong. We are aliens in this world looking for that time when we get to go to our heavenly home. But while you are here, you do belong. You are a part of a holy nation. A people of God that has millions of brothers and sisters in Christ. So live like you belong. Live holy lives that honor & glorify your Father!
- You are special! What an awesome statement from that verse. You are God’s special possession! Satan would want you to think there is nothing special about you. You are boring. You have nothing to offer. Remember, God, the author of all creation made you! His creative mind is alive in you & makes you special. You are the only you He made. Don’t let anyone tell you different or call you boring. You are unique & special in His eyes! And it’s His eyes that matter!!