May 18, 2014 “Remember Who You Are”


ILLUSTRATION – If you know anything about Super Heroes you know that some of them keep their true identity a secret … like Peter Parker. He’s Peter Parker (PHOTO) until the world needs him, then he changes his identity to Spider Man (PHOTO). It’s a little different with Dr. Bruce Banner (PHOTO). He changes his identity when somebody makes him really mad, and he becomes the Hulk (PHOTO). And then there is probably my favorite, Captain America (PHOTO). He’s just always Captain America. He doesn’t have another identity. Now which one best describes you? Are you like Peter Parker … you change your identity when people want you to be different? Are you like Bruce Banner … you change when people really make you mad? Or are you like Captain America … always just who you are.

And that’s a real challenge for us as believers … in every situation to remember that we are the people of God. Turn to Esther 2. This was a challenge for a young lady named Esther. We’re studying her amazing story in the book named after her. Let’s start by reading…


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    Dr. Michael Dean has been the senior pastor at Travis Avenue Baptist Church since 1991, having also served churches elsewhere in Texas and New Mexico. He and his wife Nan are blessed with two married children and three grandchildren. With a keen sense of calling to shepherd the flock of God entrusted to his care, Michael longs to see people become passionate followers of Jesus Christ. His hobbies include long-distance running, golf and hunting.

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