She doesn't think about why she's here and doesn't know where she's going. First, he gives five ways of describing your identity, answering the question of who you are. You Are a Chosen Race Verse 9: "You are a chosen race." I know that this is a corporate identity, he's talking about the church—the true Israel. We can do it at work as we tell people what we love about God and why we think he is great.She is a wonder, and can call forth amazing affection. But the implication is individual, because this race is not racial. And we can do it in a thousand different ways of love that suit our situation and personality. What is it like [...]During the Great Depression there was a man who lost his job, a fortune, his wife and home, but tenaciously held on to his faith - the only thing he had left. Our words about it will never live up to the experience of it.Select illustrations by Topic in drop down menu, or enter a search term in the content box and click GO. Many of you remember the lines from "My Fair Lady" when Eliza turns to Professor Higgins and says: Don't talk of stars burning above. "Very well," the gatekeeper of the Celestial City agreed.
One of the great benefits of having a dog is the increased awareness that I am not one. My identity is fundamentally this: I have been shown mercy. I get my identity not first from my actions, but from being acted upon—with pity. Therefore being a Christian and making the greatness of God known are almost identical.Christmas Tears Christmas Joy Christmas Hope Backstage at Bethlehem When Did Christmas Begin?I could go on, and if you’re a part of almost any kind of Christian community, you probably can too.Warning: This area is intended for adults and teens, not young children.You will find no objectionable pictures on this site.But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light; for you once were not a people, but now you are the people of God; you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. a people for God's own possession." Verse 10a: "You once were not a people, but now you are the people of God." You are chosen by God; you are pitied by God; and the effect of that pity—that mercy—is that God takes you to be his own possession. The excellencies of his worth and purity in making us holy.