With every statement of “I am...”, we accrue something to ourselves. We get something from that verbal transaction. We pay a price for our identity. What price are you paying? In this weekend’s message, we learn about some disciples vying for the affection of Jesus, to be able to say, “I am the greatest.” If they only knew before Jesus pointed out the error of their arrogance ... our identity and value are found in the God who created us, redeemed us and called us to be His Own!