Jesus has my ID

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Gal. 3:28

Membership in God’s family identifies us in ways that make each of us more uniquely and utterly ourselves and infinitely more valuable than anything we might do to attempt to distinguish our uniqueness or worth. We can only identify ourselves in very limited ways through identifying with different groups, ideas, or pursuits. Our efforts might increase our level of fame, respect, or contribution, but those are not the same thing as inherent worth. Jesus reveals our identity and proves our worth by coming Himself to redeem us, by making us His family, not just followers or adherents, and by creating an inexplicable bond that causes us to be in Him and Him to be in us.

Lord, help me to identify and value myself and others as you do.