Just One Question

There are so many things we turn to for our personal identity, our sense of self-worth, our security. It might be our job, our friends, or our place in society.

None of those things has any connection to God.

Yet, God, the Self-existent Creator of all things – my Creator – pledges to me Himself and all His resources.

“And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you” (Isaiah 46:4).

Identity? I belong to my Savior and none shall pluck me out of His hand (John 10:29).

Self-worth? I am accepted in the beloved (Ephesians 1:6).

Security? Jesus has said: “I will never leave thee nor forsake thee” (Hebrews 13:5).

With all of these things assured to me by my heavenly Father, there’s just one question left: “Since the Lord is my Shepherd, why should I want?”

[Photo by Jaka Škrlep on Unsplash]

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