You are Indwelled by the Holy Spirit – Knowing Your Identity in Christ

Do you know what the Urim and Thummim are? We learned about them this week in my ladies Bible study, while studying the tabernacle in A Woman’s Heart , God’s Dwelling Place.

What does it mean to be indwelled by the Holy Spirit?  Part of the 31 Days to Knowing Your Identity in Christ series. #write31days

Nobody is really sure what the Urim and Thummim looked like, but apparently they were sticks or stones that the priests used to determine God’s will. I was fascinated by the mystery and the concept!

Wouldn’t it be great if we could use something like the Urim and Thummim today? Something that would help us determine God’s will?

You are Gifted – Knowing Your Identity in Christ

I remember the day I was transferred to the gifted program in 8th grade. I felt so smart! Like every other thirteen year old, I loved to hear validation that I wasn’t just ordinary. I was special. I was gifted.

We all want to be special, gifted in some way. The good news is, if you are a Christian, you ARE gifted!

That feeling of wanting to be something special tends to follow us into adulthood. We don’t want to be ordinary. We want others to recognize that we have some gift to give to the world.

And if you’re a Christian, you are gifted!

You are Enough – Knowing Your Identity in Christ

I can’t do it!

How often do we hear our kids tell us they are unable to do something? How often do we say it to ourselves? Why would we think we can’t do what is necessary? Because we are under the impression we are not enough. Not talented enough, not smart enough, not pretty enough…just not enough.

How often do you feel like you're not good enough? Friend, it's just not true. You are enough. I hope this posts helps you see that.

But friend, when we think like that, we are wrong. Dead wrong.

You are a Servant – Knowing Your Identity in Christ

“Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser.”

Why is service so important to Christians? Because it's a part of who we are in Christ.

That little nugget of wisdom is a quote from Donald Trump’s book, How to Get Rich.

Here in the United States, that kind of thinking is all around us. Look out for number one. Do what you need to do to get ahead.

But is that really how we should be living our lives?