I Am What I Am

Word Traveler Daily Podcast

Jul 27 2022 • 2 mins

“I am what I am” is a personal statement of fact pointing to the gracious intent of God for my life. Yes, “I am what I am,” but I am not therefore free to remain as “I am.” There is no virtue in stubbornness, nor may I falsely spiritualize my resistance to change with “I am what I am” which may be code for “I refuse to listen, remain, open, or change in any way.”

Paul’s five-word declaration is not an excuse for bad behavior. “What I am” must evolve with my grasp of God’s grace as the apostle explained...

“But by the grace of God I am what I am,” (1st Corinthians 15.10).