But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.
Everything I have, everything I am, everything I have accomplished, everything in my life is a testament of God. It’s because he chose me, it’s because he made me his own . I belong to him. I am his slave. He did this not only to redeem me and keep me from an eternal separation from him but so that I can proclaim his excellencies to the world. That is what my life should “Sound” like. Nothing but a proclamation of him. Who took me out of darkness. He took me out, I didn’t get myself out. It is, was, and always will be all because of Jesus. I have nothing to boast in but the cross of Jesus.
Help me God be obedient. I need you. Keep my mouth from praising myself or man, but only you Jesus.