Week 2 Recap- September 16, 2016
“The truth is all of that is really exhausting,” he continued. “Many of us are … trying to be something we aren’t.”
Willmann also cited an example the Bible, in I Sam. 16. The prophet Samuel is sent to the house of Jesse to anoint a king. When he saw Eliab, Daniel’s oldest brother, he assumed he was God‘s choice. “Why? Because we’re all about the image,” he said. “Presentation seems to be the critical thing in this world, and Eliab fits the part perfectly.”
But the Lord’s response in v. 7 provided a learning moment. “The problem is, we tend to view ourselves the way others view us,” Willmann said. “But our real identity is how God sees us. Our soul is what really matters.”
“We will see Jesus in them and they’ll see Jesus in us,” he said. “It’s not easy, but that’s where real life happens.
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