“In our society, the only value an object has is the value I give it. A commodity exists to satisfy my desire and supply my needs—nothing more. Because consumerism has formed us to engage both goods and people this way, it should surprise no one that in our culture God also has no value apart from what He can do for me.”~ Skye Jethani
“I think what we reinforce over and over again in Christian circles is that your value is based on how useful you are.How much are you changing the world for God? How effective are you on the mission field? How well are you fulfilling your destiny?We marinate in that thinking, and it transforms our vision of ourselves, so that we only see our value based
“The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. Rather he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but he has stopped being fooled about himself. He has accepted God’s estimate of his own life. He knows he is as weak and helpless as God has declared him to
How valuable are you? Do you truly know?