Who is God Inviting Me to Be?

(Begin with 1-2 minutes of silence)

Through each service at South Ridge Church we regularly try to answer three specific questions. 

The first question: Who is God? It’s our hope that through songs, prayer, and the reading of Scripture, we would all grow in our understanding of the nature of God. 

The second question: Who am I? Similar to the previous question, we recognize the need to regularly remind ourselves as followers of Christ that we are children and friends of God. He delights in knowing us as we delight in knowing Him. (For those who haven’t professed faith in Christ, it’s an opportunity to consider – Where am I in my relationship with God?)

The final question: Who is God inviting me to be (or become)? For each and every one of us, God is inviting us to continually grow into the people He has made us to be.  

In Ephesians 4:24, we read that God is inviting followers of Christ to be something remarkable – we are invited to live as Christ lived, in righteousness and holiness. This is impossible to accomplish on our own, but because God lives within us, He can express Himself through us in love. 

READING & PRAYERS:

     EPHESIANS 4:17-24

Who is God inviting you to be today? 

PRAYER: Heavenly Father, I confess that sometimes I am afraid to think about who You may be inviting me to be, because You may have a plan for my life that is different from my own plans. Continue to help me see that the life you are inviting me to live and experience is a life of joy, peace, and contentment. As such, Your invitation is not to be ignored, but is instead to be received so that I may experience real life. May I accept Your invitation today and every day. In Jesus’ name. Amen. 

(End with 1-2 minutes of silence)

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