For a long time I struggled to figure out who I am. I searched in all the wrong places. Most of the time looking outside myself for the answer. Just to realize that the answer was already inside me!
The Message describes it so beautiful:
11It's in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for…
13Now when Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, Who do people say that the Son of Man is?
14And they answered, Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.
15He said to them, But who do you [yourselves] say that I am?
16Simon Peter replied, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.
17Then Jesus answered him, Blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are you, Simon Bar-Jonah. For flesh and blood [men] have not revealed this to you, but My Father Who is in heaven.
After Peter had the revelation of whom Jesus was, Jesus made an amazing revelation to Peter: