Made in the image of God.
"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made." ~ Psalm 139:4
Uniquely gifted for God's purpose.
"For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." ~ Jeremiah 29:11
Seeking knowledge and wisdom.
"For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth comes knowledge and understanding." ~ Proverbs 2:6
Training to be a servant leader.
"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." ~ Mark 10:45
Aiming to do what is right.
"And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." ~ Colossians 3:17
Noticing and meeting the needs of others.
"Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." ~ 1 John 4:11
Growing to be more like Christ.
"I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength." ~ Philippians 4:13