I recently saw a sad video of a young woman, probably in her early 20’s, lamenting the fact she had lost everything. What had happened was the woman, who had a large following on the social media platform Instagram, had her account closed by the service after repeated complaints from other users. In the video, the woman was wailing and obviously in distress saying repeatedly, “I am nothing without my followers”.
I couldn’t get over how sad it was she found her worth in the number of people following her on Instagram. I admit my first reaction was to shake my head at the shallowness of it, but I quickly shifted to how much this woman needed Jesus in her life. Her true worth, your true worth, is found only in Christ.