Man’s True Identity

Several days ago, I was thinking about someone who sometimes displayed a quality that certainly was not from God.  This morning as I was praying, this person came into my thought and at the exact time, I was led to turn to look out my back window.  There is a large tree that I noticed a piece of bark sticking straight out.  As I examined closer, it was not bark, but a lizard that blended exactly into the trunk of the tree.  Then I realized no matter how much this looked like it was a part of the tree, it was not.  It had nothing to do with the tree itself.

Once again, I thought of the person with the ungodlike quality and realized that was not part of his true identity as a child of God.  At the same time, I looked and the lizard had scurried down the tree and out into the grass.  Love filled my heart as I thought of God’s real child, perfect and unblemished.

1 Corinthians 13:12 states “Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face.  Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.”

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One thought on “Man’s True Identity

  1. Your biblical quote and blog is most helpful. KNOWING that we all express the perfect image of God, that imperfect image we think we see reflected in the mirror has nothing to do with my true image of God — beautiful, joyful and happy. Thank you!!!

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