Our identity is such an important and serious part of what determines how we view the world, with that said, the majority of us don’t really know or understand our identity because it has been lost from all the negative experiences we have dealt with throughout life from childhood; bad parenting, bullying and all of the horrible thoughts that were placed in our minds to make us feel less of who we are. The Lord designed us in His image and with a purpose. It became lost when unfortunately, all of those lies we believed, shaped us into somebody we are not. Those lies became our personal truth, therefore forming our worldview in the same negative way.
When we read God’s word and understand why He created us, we begin to see that our lives are not technically our own. "We are a fallen people who can only be redeemed by Christ on the cross, who gives us forgiveness and righteousness in faith” (Slick, M. 2008). We are God’s children and He first instilled in us the will to save not only ourselves, but each other with the example of His love on the cross; it’s up to us to share that good news to everyone we encounter giving them the same chance to know the truth and their true identity. When we are able to see that our true identity is in Christ through a Christian transformation, our view changes, and we get to see everything with God goggles. With new eyes, we find ourselves placing God in every decision and task placed before us changing our goal toward the gift of Salvation. “Light in a messenger’s eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones” Proverbs 15:30 (NIV).
Slick, M (2008). What are some Christian worldview essentials? Retrieved from https://carm.org/what-are-some-christian-worldview-essentials
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