BulletinDaily Bible Reading Reflections

The Most Significant Thing You Could Say About Yourself Today

What do you think it is? It doesn’t revolve around what you do, did, or hope to do for a living:

  • “I have a position at…”
  • “I’m a student at…”
  • “I retired from…”

No, it’s bigger than that. It doesn’t revolve around your social status, your accomplishments, or the perks that flow your way as a result:

  • “We live in…”
  • “I’m a Platinum member.”
  • “We went on our dream vacation to…”
  • “I have the corner office on the top floor.”

No, it’s bigger than that. It doesn’t even have to do with your closest relationships, your family tree, or your nationality:

  • “I’m a spouse.”
  • “I’m a mother.”
  • “My grandfather was…
  • “I’m a citizen of the United States of America.”

No, all those things carry a certain amount of significance, but they’re not the most significant thing you could say about yourself. So what is? Psalm 116:16, a verse from today’s scheduled Bible reading, is a worthy contender: “O LORD, I am your servant.”

Say that, mean it, live from it, and the other aspects of your life will fall into place. You’ll be in harmony with the reason for your existence, the people around you will be blessed by you, and your Father in heaven will get the glory. And in terms of what really matters? There’s nothing more significant than that.