For you died and your life is hidden with Christ
in God. (Colossians 3:3)
we allow others to see Christ in us?
humans, we crave attention. It is a
haven we resort to in order to comfort our loneliness and develop a sense of self-worth. That is why people spend their whole lives in
pursuit of proving themselves to others. We dress, act, and speak in a certain way to be perceived as
intelligent, successful, or even godly. The danger in this pursuit is that it is intended to glorify ourselves
and not God.
ourselves is one of the most difficult parts about being Christian—because it
is like putting to death someone you love. In doing so, we give up the things that define who we are. Most of us are not willing to make this sacrifice
because we feel that we are losing a lot when in reality, we are gaining
Christ lives in us many people will not see and maybe this is what disappoints
us. Many will not see the patience we
put forth to love our families, the faithfulness we commit when we complete a
task, or the beauty we possess from a gentle and quiet spirit—but their
ignorance should not matter.
delight in how God sees us so that we may establish our haven of self-worth in
Jesus Christ. When we stop seeking
attention from others and caring about what people see, in God’s timing, the whole world will see that Christ is in us.
When Christ who is our life appears, then you
also will appear with Him in glory. (Colossians 3:4)
1. Do we seek attention from others?
2. Do we make choices that glorify God or