How Much are You Worth?

Find Your True Value!

Do you sometimes feel worthless? Or, at times, have you been slighted or treated as though you were of little value?
Should we value some people more/less than others?
And how should we set a value upon each other?

Let's open the Bible and find some answers.
Remember to pray and ask God to give us wisdom before we read His word.

How much does God care for us? And how much does He value us?

Matthew 10:29-31
Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.
But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.

God cares for his creation (the sparrows in this case) so much! In fact not even one sparrow dies and falls on the ground without God noticing it. But to us sparrows seem so small and worthless, in fact in the Bible times two sparrows were sold for a farthing (less then one cent)!
If God values the sparrows so much, how much does He care for, and value us? Are not we of more value than many sparrows? Yes! In fact, God knows so much about us that even every hair on our head is numbered!

But how much are you and I truly worth? And what value should we place upon each other?

Often we'll look at the work someone is doing, and if they're doing a poor job, perhaps always making mistakes, then we view that person as of little value.
But is this the correct way of seeing value in someone?

In a friendship, if one person is not showing kindness, sympathy or love to the other, is it because they don't really value or appreciate that person as they should?

Think about it, if we truly saw the value of people as God does, would we still treat each other the way we do?

What value does God place upon us? Remember the verse we read earlier.

"Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father." Think of it, not one of these little brown sparrows that are caroling forth their praises to God will fall to the ground without the notice of the heavenly Father. Not one of these little brown sparrows that the boys so ruthlessly kill, drops to the ground but his eye marks its fall. "But the very hairs of your head are all numbered." If God cares for a sparrow that has no soul, how will he care for the purchase of the blood of Christ? One soul is worth more than all the world. For one soul Jesus would have passed through the agony of Calvary that that one might be saved in his kingdom. "Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows." {RH, May 3, 1892 par. 8}

And this is the key to seeing and understanding the value of you and me and all other people in the world, that is, to see our value in light of what Jesus did to save us!

Isaiah 13:12 I will make a man more precious than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge of Ophir.

God says that he will make a man, that is you and me, more precious than fine gold! (Ophir was a place famous for its gold). And truly, when we look at the greatness of the price paid to save us it is much, much more precious than gold!

How much Jesus loves us! Think about how Jesus, the great powerful Creator, became a man and walked among us, and then was crucified in the hands of those He had created!! And He did it because he loved and valued us so much, that He wanted to save us from our sins! So are we not of far greater value than anything in this world?

The worth of a human soul can be estimated only by the light reflected from the cross of Calvary. ... It was the joy set before Christ in accomplishing so great salvation, that led him to submit to shame, agony, and death. How do all the treasures and the glories of earth sink into insignificance when compared with the value of a human soul! {ST, February 16, 1882 par. 17}

Lets remember how much we are of value in God's eyes! And remember to be kind and loving to all the people in this world because of what Jesus has done for us, and the great worth He has place on us all.

- by Emmanuel Higgins



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34 comments

morice golddale

3 weeks ago

thank you lord you help me through everything

gardenprayer771

4 weeks ago

Glory to GOD! I shared to my account in FB I pray to the Lord that many souls will lift up your sharing too. Thank You to the Lord for being an instrument to bless I am also pray that I can be a channel of your blessings in Christ Jesus Amen.

Carmen

1 month ago

Thanks you.

Northern Starr

2 months ago

In my lifetime, I have faced persecution for my faith in the Lord, and my constant need to surround myself, by the power of God's spiritual beauty, my fight for my freedom, has lead to my incarceration within the medical system in Canada, which persists, that the science proves, there is no God, and that the Lords freedom's shall not be known by the people, for if they know their freedoms, the fight for righteousness shall begin, for a better world, to be lived with the Lord, and the leadership that shall guide the world into a life, that was intended for God's people, and the Rain of the Lord, for years to come, which will continue, as an infinity. For if it is infinity, they fear, it is infinity, they will never find, for the religious greatness, is the continuation of an essence, that you cannot argue with, due to a greater power, of the guidance of all that is created in the image of Perfection!!!

Petrova

3 months ago

This message came from the throne room of Heaven.
Thank you for sharing this biblical gem...

Caxton Mukasvanga

6 months ago

The Scientific value of man is just 0.20 cents. Thus from the calcium etc in our borns which can make just one pencil which costs 20 cents. But because of the cross we are worth Christ coming to redeem us from sin by His precious blood.
Imagine the value of an elephant trophy. Itis over US$80 000 but Jesus did not die for animals but for you and me. No matter how valueless unGodly peaople can view you and me. To Him we are more precious than the gold of Orphia Isaih 13:12

Doris Pryor Washingto

8 months ago

Our Father ,(Jesus dad )Jesus gave His only begotten Son to die upon the Cross for me (you) when He had done no sin/wrong, but He loved me(us) so much that He gave His life for me(us),and rose the third day, that we can have eternal life. I am nothing without Jesus but with Jesus all things are possible, I belong to Him, I am a conquer , I am ambassador, I am a child of God, I am His own ,I am who God predestined me to be, I am the child of the Most High God, I am an heir of Abraham, I am a Warrior, I am a believer who has faith in God, I am a born-again Christian, who has been washed in the blood of the Lamb, I been Redeemed, I know God is my Shepherd, my Salvation, my Father, my Rock, my Deliver my Shield, Alpha, Omega, Beginning and End, First and Last, He's everything that I am and more to my life. I love Jesus and He's all that I need. Thank You Jesus for saving me, I can't thank Him enough, also thank You for bringing me out of darkness into the light, that I can help others see the light and come to You, and ask for forgiveness, believe, confess their sins to You so that they an be saved.. It's as easy as A,B, C,--A=Ask ,B=Believe,C=Confess with your mouth, that you have sinned and you shall be saved. Your life will never be the same, now that I am a Christian, my passion burns deep inside of me to help bring/win lost souls to Jesus Christ, there's no greater calling in my life than win lost souls to Jesus Christ.

marshall

8 months ago

thank you so much for the word

Enriquez Salvatore

11 months ago

I am uplifted and I boast the goodness of God. Many times in my life, I felt being taken for granted and ignored by the people who are close to my heart! I thank God for your message.... More power to your ministry online....

Kalu sampson

1 year ago

Thanks for the revelation of Gods great value place on us... God i love u

Cora M.

1 year ago

This site is a Blessing. I thank you for sharing God's inspiring word.

Obiefuna Nelson

1 year ago

The need of this generation has actually been meet here . So thank be the name of the Lord

Obiefuna Nelson

1 year ago

I thank the lord who made this available for me

margaret kerr

1 year ago

yes very encouraging and a great comfort to be reminded how precious we are in Gods sight

daughter of god

1 year ago

Death and his resurection. Love u jesus!!!!!!!

-15yr old daughter

daughter of god

1 year ago

Well I apperciate and thank u for this. Because I have a preachin tht is bouu how much we are worth or valued and this opened ny eyes More. And now ik how much we are really valued and thank god for his death.

jim

1 year ago

This verse confirms to me that GOD will bring to life every animal that has ever lived and died. On this planet. If GOD notices the innocent sparrow whose death was caused by man's sin, will He not restore all innocent creatures who at one time had the breath of life given by GOD w

Tolifa 'Unufe

2 years ago

What a blessings to have this. It is encourage me with my value to my Father in Heaven no matter what I have been through He still look at me as a pure Gold..Thank You Father and thank you to you all. May all the Glory and Honor to be Him

Gwen McKelvie

2 years ago

It blesses me so much when I am reminded of the value our Lord puts on a human soul but then He died on a cross to show His great love for us. It was while we still sinners!
Bless His wonderful name for all the Father has done in Jesus.

Pastor Zo

2 years ago

Wow indeed we worth far more than rubbies.Thank God I'm bought with the blood

David Waldner

2 years ago

The truth indeed!
very powerful bible verses.

Anonymous

2 years ago

For God so love the world he have his only begotten son that whosoever believe in him should not perish but have everlasting life.My life with Jesus is worth it all! He have his all and I'm willing to give my all to the best of my ability as God would have me to do. You love!

Steve

2 years ago

Thanks for fleshing out Matthew 10! I was looking for a passage like this. However, the verse in Isaiah isn't supporting your point. In the context of the chapter, God is making the Israelites "scarce" and "rare" (or dead) by way of the Babylonian invasion.

Troy Galloway

2 years ago

Good insight! I enjoyed reading this..... It really gave me some understanding. Blessings to you!!

charity fuzessy

2 years ago

Very Lovely thank you.

Pastor Zo

2 years ago

This site is a blessing ana an eye opener not forgetting spirit filled.I never knew this much abt sparrows till I visited it.You guys are doing a great job may the good God of all grace bless you abundantly.

Kay

2 years ago

This is the beautiful truth of life.

Lol

2 years ago

At most 15.4162 US dollars

1 shekel=.2569 US dollars
"And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall be for the Lord by thy estimation. And thy estimation shall be of the male from twenty years old even unto sixty years old, even thy estimation shall be fifty shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary. And if it be a female,then thy estimation shall be thirty shekels. And if it be from five years old even unto twenty years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male twenty shekels, and for the female ten shekels. And if it be from a month old even unto five years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male five shekels of silver, and for the female thy estimation shall be three shekels of silver. And if it be from sixty years old and above; if it be a male, then thy estimation shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female ten shekels." (Leviticus 27:1-7)

Emmanuel Higgins

2 years ago

@Doris, Yes! God is so merciful with us, yet we often are harsh and exacting in our dealings with one another. May God help us to be more like Jesus!

Doris Pryor Washington

2 years ago

I thank God for loving with unconditional love and giving His life for us all and.teachinh me the true meaning of unconditional no matter what peoples do or say about me. I will love them and forgive them no matter what, pray for them and give it to God and let Go cause God sees all and knowds all and if He can pay for our sins and He had done no wrong why can.we do the same?

Yen

3 years ago

This text is very beautiful and inspiring.. It made me think twice of the Value of others and my own existence.. Thank You so much..!.. God Bless..

Hannah

4 years ago

I love the text is in 1 John 3:1, "Behold what manner of love the Father hath bestowed on us that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not,because it know Him not." It realy speaks to me of Gods great love for us.

Matt

5 years ago

thats beautiful

Bek

5 years ago

I am so valuable!!

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