By Grant Norsworthy
Have you ever asked yourself “Who am I? Who am I – really?
Is it really ‘me’ when I’m hanging out at home with my family? Is it ‘me’ when I’m on stage at church? Or is it the real ‘me’ when I’m on my own with my laptop behind closed doors when no-one is looking?”
Our hope would be that we are the same person wherever we are, whatever we are doing, right? But are we?
Unfortunately, especially in Christian circles, we have created a situation where it seems more important to APPEAR to have good character than to actually HAVE good character. We have accepted and seem to be okay with the fact that we are different people in public than behind closed doors.
But we cannot deny that God calls us to holiness. 1 Peter 1:14 – 15, says:
But it seems to be easier said than done. How then can we be holy? How can we be a person of character who is the same authentic person in every situation?
In this short video, I am sharing some simple insights and steps that have helped me in the pursuit of holiness. Watch my 4 min 17 sec vlog here.
“My real character is who I am when I’m behind closed doors.”
“There must NOT be a difference between who I really am and who I try to appear to be.”
“If there is a chasm between who I am behind closed doors and the way I act when I am outside, it’s gotta change…”