You’re Not Justin Bieber

Jarrid Wilson  —  December 24, 2012 — 15 Comments

We all have role models, mentors and people we look up to. But how often does our fleshly fascination get in the way of our personal identification?

Some Facts:

1) You’re not Francis Chan

2) You’re not Kobe Bryant

3) You’re not Justin Bieber

4) You’re not Ryan Gosling

5) You’re not Katy Perry

And unless Francis Chan, Kobe Bryant, Justin Bieber, Ryan Gosling, or Katy Perry read this…. these facts will stay true.

Think about it…

Although you may look up to them, want to preach like them, play like them, sing like them, or even look like them… At the end of the day, NOTHING will make that happen. Why? Because you’re NOT them! Let go, and embrace who God created YOU to be. 

God designed you with your own: Unique look, way of preaching, style of singing, and divine purpose. God has created you for something greater than you could ever imagine.

No matter what the world says, or what standard you ”think” you need to live up to, NEVER give up YOUR identity for theirs. You are your own person, set apart from the beginning of time (Jer. 1:5).

Don’t let your fleshly fascination get in the way of our personal identification.

We are set apart, not set in pairs.

- Jarrid Wilson


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Husband, Pastor, Author, Blogger. Highly unconventional.

15 responses to You’re Not Justin Bieber

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  2. “We are set apart, not set in pairs.” Simply love this! I thank God for people like you! God bless you and keep sharing the blessing! :)

  3. Hi Jarrid quite successful post completely I share your opinion. We are created such with what us the Lord infinite made. In each person the spark of God, and all best qualities of our consciousness with us is initially put, it is important to know it, to remember, and to try to develop this knowledge. Wisdom comes to kind hearts which are filled with compassion to our neighbors, and in general to all people on a planet, general mutual understanding, and sincere love for God will rescue all of us. thanks

  4. This actually changed my thinking. Now i don’t care if people tease or judge me on my looks. This is how God created me. I won’t change it for others.

  5. this is so great! thanks for posting! :)

  6. You nailed it brother. There’s a fine line between appreciation and imitation of the talents you see around you.

  7. I absolutely love this and all the other things you do.

  8. That’s real talk some times I find myself in a place where I think I am a superstar THANK GOD I now know the difference

  9. amazing. thanks!

  10. Best title ever… Definitely a good post! Merry Christmas y’all!

  11. We’re used to compare ourselves with other people, and we forgot how valuables we are! God loves us that way! Loved this post Jarrid; is so important approach this! God bless you!

  12. Love this, Jarrid! Thank you for all you do!

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