John 1:19-23 - This is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent to him priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" And he confessed and did not deny, but confessed, "I am not the Christ." They asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" And he said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" And he answered, "No." Then they said to him, "Who are you, so that we may give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?" He said, "I am A VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE STRAIGHT THE WAY OF THE LORD,' … NASU
John the Baptist knew who he was and if you want to have a better life I highly recommend this pathway for a better life.
He wasn't the Christ nor was he trying to be the Christ. He was completely satisfied with being the "Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness."
Don't try to be anyone else. Just be yourself and the best way to be yourself is by knowing who you are.
Know who you are.
Maybe you heard: "You will never amount to anything, or You don't have a lick of sense do you? or Why can't you be like …?"
It has been said, "It is easier to build up a child, than repair an adult. Choose your words wisely."
I read about Steven Spielberg's life and found one part rather amusing. He applied and was denied entrance twice into the prestigious film school at USC.
He later applies and is accepted at Cal State University in Long Beach. He graduates from CSU and goes on to direct some of the movie industries' biggest blockbusters.
What I found really amusing is in 1994 USC gave him an honorary doctorate degree. The same school that said in essence: "You are not good enough to attend here."
He was given a goal to accomplish and this is what motivated him.
What is your goal? The greatest blessing you can give yourself is a goal. So, what is your goal?
Let me ask you this one question, "Who Are You?" You must answer this question. You need to tell yourself in very positive affirmations who you are.
It is imperative that you have a positive mental attitude about yourself.
Now go and do great things for yourself and others.
Think On These:
It is your Attitude not your Aptitude that determines your Altitude.
Some people entertain ideas; others put them to work.
Gary A. Serago
Minister of God's Word
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