What does God think of you?

My friend John Piippo says you are what God thinks of you, not what you think of you.  And what does God think you?
“You are my daughter with whom I am well pleased.”  … “You are my son with whom I am well pleased.”

To truly understand that we are a daughter or a son we must embrace the beauty and mystery of … 

Christ in you, the hope of glory (Colossians 1:27).  

As we do, Piippo says 3 revelations begin to come to light:

  1. You are set free from the punishing of the hierarchical honor-shame systems of your surrounding culture.
  2. You are free from the striving that happens on the ladder of the honor-shame hierarchy.
  3. You are free to love others.

 Finally Piippo says:

I look at our culture and see a massive identity crisis. What once was a normal period of human development is now Western humanity’s sad, seemingly permanent condition. The good news for me is that when God found me I also found my true self, who and what I am, and who and what I have been made for.  

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