IDENTIFY YOURSELF -
When addressed by a military you guard you might be required to identify yourself
Who are you?
- Do you have the right to be here?
- Are you enemy or foe?
Many people today want to exist in a no mans land of anonymity. By this they cam change their position to fit the mood.
ILLUSTRATION: Man I was working with stopped going to church because he said, the preacher kept saying how other religions were wrong.
It takes faith and great courage to be a Christian.
Before we can get the help we greatly need, we must be willing to step out of the shadow and Identify, align, define, make a clear cut.
SHIP SAILING AND SEEING A LIGHT IN THE HEAVY FOG. TURN YOUR COURSE 10 degrees to the Right….
Adam - Where Are You? Gen. 3:8
**<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Confess Your problem.</span>**
Ge 3:8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.
9 ¶ And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, **<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Where art thou?</span>**
Jacob - What is your Name? Gen. 32:24-32
Cain - What hast thou done? Gen. 4:10
**<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Acknowledge your wrong.</span>**
Saul - What should you be doing?(running from God’s will)
Esther - Who are your people? Esther 2:10; 7:3-6
**<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Are you saved? Are you a Christian? (There are no mongrels)</span>**
Esther 2:10—Esther had not shewed her people nor her kindred: for Mordecai had charged her that she should not shew it .
Esther 7:3-6—Then Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request:  For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. …
Iranian Air Defense Radar: 'Unknown aircraft you are in Iranian airspace. Identify yourself.'
Aircraft: 'This is a United States aircraft. I am in Iraqi airspace.'
Air Defense Radar: 'You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart our airspace we will launch interceptor aircraft!'
Aircraft: 'This is a United States Marine Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up, I'll wait!'
Disciples - Who is Jesus to You?
Disciples weWho is jesus to you? Matthew 16:13-17 \
- **Peter - Where do you stand? **
Peter stood before the servant girl and denied association with Jesus. Matthew 26:69-75
Rachel Scott was the first of 13 to be killed at Columbine High School. The day she died, Rachel Scott carried a notebook in her backpack, on which she’d written the words “I won’t be labeled as average.” The shooters shot her in the leg and asked if she believed in God. She replied, “You Know I do.”