LIVING ICONS OF A LIVING CREATOR


“Christianity is a showing forth of Christ, and not a show off of self. We actually have nothing good in of ourselves to show forth or show off, apart from Christ Jesus. Man is made in God’s image; a living icon of His Creator. He reflects on the character of God.”

We display the character of God through our earthly vessels as royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, God’s own purchased. Our lights are meant to shine before men, that they may SEE our GOOD WORKS for the purpose of Gods glory in all of our activities, on this side of life.

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God  (1 Cor 10:31)

We are painting an image of a living God; who is personal, loving and excellent in His nature. We become excellent creation in all spheres of life, as we harmonize our heart with our true identity in God, through faith. I like how Oswin Crafton echoes this truth; “An aesthetic beauty of nature everywhere, is due to its constant harmony with the principles of God. A heart in harmony with God, reflects the desirable beauty in its moral behavior and character, everywhere”

Reflect on your identity in Christ, as you boldly confess these profound truths!! You will see your life transformed from low self-esteem to Christ esteem; from an abysmal performance to over the top performer, in all you do on this side of life. (whether you toss pizza in a small restaurant or manage Fortune 500 company)

  • I am a living icon of an excellent living Creator
  • I am called to show forth His excellence
  • I display His best on the pedestal, for all to see
  • I exceed expectation in all my activities
  • Inferiority is out of my reach
  • Quality is my trademark
  • Whatever I do, I do it heartily
  • I am a servant of excellence
  • My excellence rewards automatically
  • Money is not my master but rather a servant to me
  • I have a fair chance in life just like every other human
  • My excellent heart distinguished me from others
  • I make mistakes just like everyone does
  • My excellent spirit overshadows my mistakes
  • Quality is my trademark
  • A city on a hill is who I am
  • The light of the world is who I am
  • I let my light shine intentionally
  • I break traditions and step outside the lines
  • I abound in excellent speech
  • I abound in knowledge
  • I abound in wisdom
  • I abound in faith
  • I abound in zeal
  • I abound in love
  • I abound in giving
  • I am a living icon of an excellent God
  • A superior representation of His image
 Then this Daniel distinguished himself above the governors and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king gave thought to setting him over the whole realm. (Daniel 6:3)

– McDaniels Gyamfi

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5 comments

  1. Thank you for sharing. Personnally, I draw so much inspiration from Daniel, and I believe that with God, Excellence is my average. Hope you don’t mind that I reblogged on Mind’s seat. God bless.

    Sally.

  2. Re: your opening. THAT is why I can’t abide the “You are smart enough, beautiful enough, good enough, you are WONderful” shouts out here. I commented on one such board: “Well, what if we are NOT good enough? Both God and man cannot be great at the same time. The gospel message IS that we fall short and are in NEED of a Savior. If we are…enough, why did Christ have to come??”

    1. Thanks Holistic Wayfarer; Tully, “The gospel message IS that we fall short and are in NEED of a Savior. If we are…enough, why did Christ have to come??”…

      This is the reason (falling short of the glory of God) Jesus came to die that we may reach a new status of righteousness and glory through our union with Christ Jesus. We are identified in the very nature of God, as believers in our born again spirit. He that is join to the Lord is one spirit; He is a new creation…behold all things has become new (See 1 Cor. 6:16, 2 Cor. 5:17-20)

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