Authentically You 7: Closer to Christ (Sunday Selah)

Authentically You Day 7: Closer to Christ (Sunday Selah) For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10, ESV) Sundays are the best days for a moment of reflection and refocusing. As we consider being authentic to ourselves, we must first consider who made…

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Authentically You 6: A Reflection on Authenticity

Authentically You Day 6: A Reflection on Authenticity I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:14, ESV) Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. (Philippians 4:8, ESV) As we…

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Authentically You 5: Embracing Me

Authentically You Day 5: Embracing Me I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. (Galatians 2:20, ESV) For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same…

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Authentically You 4: The Enemy

Authentically You Day 4: The Enemy A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest. And [Jesus] said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those in authority over them are called benefactors. But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves. For who is…

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Authentically You 3: Attention

Authentically You Day 3: Attention For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. (Romans 8:6, ESV) Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit,…

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Authentically You 2: Intentionally Created

Authentically You Day 2: Intentionally Created So, God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. (Genesis 1:27, ESV) For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:13-14, ESV) As for me, I…

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Authentically You 1: Pressure

Authentically You Day 1: Pressure                                     I am restless … because of the noise of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked. For they drop trouble upon me, and in anger they bear a grudge against me. (Psalm 55:2-3, ESV) Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good…

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