Three Reasons Why You Are Important
First, simply because of who you are:
“He chose us in Him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His sight… I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness… You [God] created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful… ” (Ephesians 1:4; Jeremiah 31:3; Psalm 139:13, 14)
Second, because of what you cost:
“He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him, and by His wounds we are healed… The Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all… Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God… ” (Isaiah 53:5, 6; 1 Peter 3:18a)
Third, because of what you can become:
“The least of you will become a thousand, the smallest a mighty nation… If you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday. The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins and will raise up the age-old foundation… ” (Isaiah 60:22a; 58:10-12)
Why not take a moment, right now. Go over to the mirror and look at that unique individual whom God has beautifully crafted. Wow! Created in His image! Try to imagine the billions of DNA that have singly been arranged in accordance with His perfect plan. Because He delighted in creating you just as you are, there is no one quite like you in all the universe.
And He knew from eternity past that the Savior would go to the cross for you.
In His infinite wisdom, He has set forth a marvelous blueprint for your life that perfectly coincides with His eternal purposes, plan, and glory. No one else can, or should do what He ordains for you.
Why don’t you pause for a moment now and thank Him.