With the change of seasons upon us, the Lord has had me consider the importance of us going back to our roots. Our roots impact our past, present and future. Returning to our roots helps us understand where we came from, what is valuable and what path to take in the future. We can appreciate what makes us unique and the calling God has on our lives.
Have you ever asked the question, “why was I born?” We were each created on purpose and for a purpose. What was our ultimate purpose for being born? Like so many other things, we’ll find the answer in the Bible.
In different situations in our lives, we may feel as if we don’t fit in, but the truth is that God created us to fit perfectly and not fit in at the same time. He created us to stand out, just as Jesus did, as light and salt of the earth. The other side of the equation, however, reveals the paradox. God created each of us to truly fit in the only place that really matters.
Does it ever feel like you don’t truly fit in? The Creator of the universe made us both to not fit in, and to fit perfectly, both at the same time. Read more for 4 ways the Bible shows we were created to stand out.
People often ask, “What is my purpose? Why am I here?” Have you ever wondered about your purpose? God gave each of us an individual calling, each with unique talents, abilities and spiritual gifts that are different than another’s. What is our ultimate calling and purpose?