We can try to please people in life. When the crowds love us we feel great and when they turn on us, as they do, we feel worthless. People are fickle and living to please people is a recipe for misery. When our confidence is in something unshakable, our lives will begin to plant, root and blossom.
God created us for love, purpose, mission and legacy. We are not here by accident. We are not a mistake. We were plucked from eternity and placed in out specific time and location. God created each of us individually unique. He marked us with our own DNA and individual fingerprints. He marked us for a purpose and destiny. We are so special and so unique that God broke the mold when we were made.
Even when we were far off from God, He loved us so much that He sent Jesus to earth for us. Jesus Christ lived a perfect life for us, He went to the cross to pay for our sins and then He died as us; and was raised from the dead so we could live the resurrected life in Him.
Now we can be reconnected to our Father God through Jesus. As we grow in knowing Jesus, we will get a deep revelation of God’s massive, radical, unfailing, relentless love. The more we know Jesus, the more we will know how loved we are.
As we become people rooted and grounded in the love of God, we will grow and know the purpose God has fashioned us for. People’s opinions of us will no longer carry weight because we have come to know our identity in Christ. We have discovered our worth is in the unshakable. Outside circumstances can try to shake us, but as long as we are planted in God’s love we will effortlessly produce fruit. Loved people love.
Hebrews 12: 26 - 28 “At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, ‘Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.’ The words “once more” indicate the removing of what can be shaken—that is, created things—so that what cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe…”