GOD MADE YOU TO BE YOU – SO BE YOU!

GOD MADE YOU TO BE YOU – SO BE YOU!

 

GOD MADE YOU TO BE YOU

GOD MADE YOU TO BE YOU

 

God made you to be you.

He did not make you to be anyone else.

There is no one else on earth who can be the you He created you to be because there is only one you.

Only you can do the things that you do like you do because there is only one you.

Embrace the unique you God created you to be.

This is important because that you is connected and essential to the effective execution of the divine purpose that God sent you to earth to carry out.

How can you effectively fulfill your divine purpose the way God intended if you are trying to be me?

How can I effectively fulfill my divine purpose the way God intended if I am trying to be you?

As Believers we are each called to become more like Christ, to show His character, His way of being and doing, and to develop and display the fruit of the Holy  Spirit, but to do so in the framework of our own unique God-given personality, not in the framework of someone else’s.

God does not want robotic clones.

If He did, He would not have taken the time to make each of us unique, to give each of us a distinct personality signature that can not be duplicated.

A pigeon is a pigeon. If it tries to take on the personality of an eagle, that does not make it an eagle. It simply makes it a pigeon trying to act like an eagle. Selah!

There is much talk in the business world  today about branding, about making yourself and/or your products and services unique and stand out from the crowd.

The best brand that you can ever have in this life is to be yourself in Christ, to discover and exude who He created you to be and to walk in and fulfill His divine purpose for you.

It is key to be who and what God calls you to be.

 

From reading the New Testament, we can see that the 12 disciples of Christ had distinct personalities yet I do not recall Jesus asking any one of them to change their personalities.

Commenting on the disciples’ personalities, J. F.M. Reed says,

“Jesus’ twelve disciples had very different personalities. Peter was impulsive, passionate but innately conservative. James and John, called by Jesus, ‘The Sons of Thunder,’ were boisterous, fervent but thoughtful. Thomas had a gloomy, pessimistic, intense disposition. Matthew was probably gregarious and methodical; Philip rather hesitant and lacking confidence; Andrew positive and enterprising. Needless to say there is room for all sorts of personalities in the life of the church. No-man’s personality debars him from the Kingdom of God.”

(Source: http://www.jrtalks.com/Luke/luke6v12to16.html)

God made you to be you.

He did not make you to be anyone else.

There is no one else on earth who can be the you He created you to be because there is only one you.

Only you can do the things that you do like you do because there is only one you.

Beginning today, embrace the unique you God created you to be.

Be encouraged!

Kim

 

Related Article – http://www.unwalled.wordpress.com/2012/02/09/be-yourself-in-christ/

 

Copyright © 2013 by Kim Sweeting, Author of “Unwalled” Blog, All rights reserved.

Image courtesy of “People of Group” by Vlado/FreeDigitalPhotos.Net
Video “Called to Be” – by Jonathon Nelson courtesy of vyrtuouswann–  http://www.youtube.com

 

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5 thoughts on “GOD MADE YOU TO BE YOU – SO BE YOU!

  1. Thanks Pastor “J”..:)…..I fully agree that we do need to embrace who we are and the stories God has given us…..there’s inherent power in doing this……I love that quote “our stories are the horses our distinctions ride on”…..fresh and powerful!…….blessings to you!

  2. Good encouragement, Kim. I’m glad God made me to be me, since I don’t think I’d be good at being anyone else. I’m doing okay as myself though. 🙂

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