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3 Replies Latest reply: Jan 12, 2012 3:10 PM by Sister Chiedu CE Hull

You Belong To God

Cliff (AMB) Novice

1 Corinthians 6:20 -  "For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's."


Have you ever thought about that fact that you were bought by God and you belong to Him?


Therefore "you" don't belong to "you". We ought to be ever conscious of this fact. We ought to leave our lives daily with the realization that we are owned by God and thus He has the final say in our choices in life.


Therefore you don't just got wherever you want to go, live wherever you choose to live, do whatever you choose or marry whomsoever you please. You need to always find out what His will is and His is in His Word.



There is also another side to this. Pastor Chris gives an exciting illustration. He says; when you make a purchase; the amount you pay for the item in question is a reflection of your value for it. For instance, if you went to a shopping mall and bought a pair of shoes for $1000, it means that your value for that shoe is $1000.



Now God gave us his Son to redeem us. 1 Peter 1:18-19 says "Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:"



Therefore, never see yourself as nobody; You are a child of the King, worth the blood of Jesus Christ. You are Royalty.










[Culled from Pastor Chris' message, Christian Consecration.]