The elevator stopped and the doors began to open. A large group of reporters were waiting for a celebrity to step out. When the lone occupant stepped through the doors, there was a burst of lights flashing from the cameras of the photographers. They began pushing and shoving, each trying to get to the front of the crowd to get the best photo.
Then one of them said, “Forget it. She's not Elizabeth Taylor. She's a nobody.”
But everybody is somebody with God. The world recognizes people for what they have done. God recognizes us for what He has done for us through Jesus Christ.
When we are born again, we move from a life that is sin-centered to a life that is God-centered. We move from a life that is self-led to a life that is Holy Spirit led. As Christians we gain eternal life and are citizens of the Kingdom of God with all of its benefits. We have the promises of God as a source of strength and encouragement. We have the hope of eternal life and the promise of being with our Lord forever. And we have the peace of God to sustain us in the storms of life and days of distress.
In Christ we are somebody very important to God.
Prayer: How grateful we are, Heavenly Father, to know that we are Your children and have as our inheritance all that Your Word offers. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Scripture for Today: Titus 3:4-7 But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,