[The “random” thoughts keep coming and certain verses keep surfacing… so I’ll keep passing it on. 🙂 ]
Who are you living for? I don’t mean, “Who do you say you’re living for”. It’s pretty easy to say one thing and do something completely opposite. What I mean is… Your actions, your motives, your opinions, your thoughts, your life… What do they say to others?
Step back and examine- evaluate. Does your life have a theme that is based on what you say, think, and want? In other words, do you “reek of you”?
Or are you more or less invisible with something – Someone – shining through you?
Lately, I’ve been thinking about a couple of verses from 1st Corinthians…
You are not your own…
You were bought at a price.
Think about it! For some mind-blowing reason that I’ll never comprehend God took a interest in a bunch of sinful, rebellious people. And no small interest either. He gave up His only Son – sent Him to die a brutal death. For us. We are “bought at a [precious] price” indeed!
And really, with the price we’ve been bought at, why would we assume that we were “our own”?
I love the closing part of 1 Corinthians 6 – it sums up much better what I’m trying to say. It give us our life mission in three words: