In his book ‘Who do you think you are?’ Pastor Mark Driscoll attempts to expound who we are in Christ. As the title suggests, he aids the readers to discover their true identity in Christ. Pastor Mark has bought out a convincing treatise on the issue of our identity. But, I would say that the style of writing could have been better. Pastor Mark takes a mode of delivering a sermon. Except this minor glitch, he has done a stupendous work.
Throughout the sixteen chapters in the book, Pastor Mark tells how we are blessed, appreciated, saved, reconciled, afflicted, heard, gifted, forgiven, adopted, loved, rewarded and victorious in Christ. He takes us through the entire book of Ephesians to explain each and every blessing in Christ. Added to that, he uses real life examples in every chapter to touch the hearts of the readers.
Some of my favorite one-liners from the book:
‘What you do doesn’t determine who you are. Rather, who you are in Christ determines what you do.’
‘In the eyes of God, our choices, values, expenditures, words, actions, and thoughts are all acts of worship. They make up our identity.’
‘God knows that what you do flows from who you are. As Christians, we live from our identity, not for our identity. We are defined by who we are in Christ, not what we do or fail to do for Christ.’
‘We are not what we do. We do what we are. Our identity determines our activity….Our identity as new creations in Christ is the key to our victory like Christ.’
I would give this one three out of five stars.
Please note that I received this book from Thomas Nelson through their book review program in exchange for an honest review. Also be informed that the opinions I have expressed are my own. I was not required to write a positive review.