Author(s): Graham Beynon
Our identity or self–image is a bit like looking in a mirror.
We see our reflection and make judgments about ourselves.
However, the ‘mirror’ we use tends to be the world around us: how do I compare with others and what do they think of me?
But there is another mirror we can use – the mirror we should use. James 1:23 – 24 tells us that the Bible, God’s word, is like a mirror. We look into it and see what we are really like. Here is a description, not from culture, but from God.
The world tells us that we need a good self–image. The Bible says that we need a right self–image.
With a pastor’s heart, Graham Beynon, minister at Avenue Community Church in Leicester, helps us realign our thinking.