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Do You Know Who You Are?

S ome spend a lifetime trying to discover “who they are.” They enter into careers, relationships, and pursue other endeavors in an attempt to find themselves. Even individuals who have many accomplishments sometimes struggle with their identities. This leads us to an important truth: One’s identity cannot be defined by outward activities, but by an internal actualization. As a Christian, “Do You Know Who You Are?” The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master’s crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider. Isaiah 1:3 (KJV) As a nation, Israel forgot their identity. They forgot that they were God’s people, and this led them to engage in activities that did not reflect their connection to Him. As Christians, we have to define “who we are” by “whose we are.” Regardless of what we do or accomplish in this life, we have to do it in light of Christ and our relationship with Him. In doing so, you will not, like Israel, get off track. Do you know who you are as a Christian? P

God on Trial

            E very country on the face of the earth has some form of judicial policy. In western culture, judicial policies are enforced through courtroom activities. Usually, the individual who has been accused or charged with a crime is presented before a judge, jury, and prosecution to decide their innocence or guilt. The question for today is “Have I put God on Trial?” In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly. Job 1:22 (KJV) The story of Job depicts a man who had done anything to deserve the calamities that befell him. However, Job did not bring charges against God; that is, he did not put God on trial. How do you respond to your trials and troubles? Do you bring God into the courtroom of your mind? Do you present a case against Him because of the things that are allowed to happen?           Christians have to trust God’s wisdom, will, and way knowing that whatever He allows, He will give strength and peace to endure. Do not place the One on trial who is faithful a