“The Life-Light was the real thing:
Every person entering Life
he brings into Light.
He was in the world,
the world was there through him,
and yet the world didn’t even notice.
He came to his own people,
but they didn’t want him.
But whoever did want him,
who believed he was who he claimed
and would do what he said,
He made to be their true selves,
their child-of-God selves.
These are the God-begotten,
not sex-begotten” (John 1:9-13).
I love how through following Jesus and dying to self you find your true self.
I love how the best expression of who we are and what we were made for is to be a “child-of-God” self.
I love how it all starts and ends with God, not me.
I love that because God started and will end it, I can rest assured that the end is already as good as done and I don’t have to fret that I will somehow screw it up.
I love how no one who ever truly wants to find God and know Jesus will ever be disappointed for all find what they truly seek.
There are lots of things I love about this passage, but those are a few.
Most of all, I love how God’s got me right where He wants me even when I have no idea of where I am or where I’m going and I can ultimately trust Him more than what I can see or feel.