In the third chapter of his letter the the Philippians the Apostle Paul lays out his resume. As soon as he lauds his credentials he then says none of them really matter. He basically says his past and all his accomplishments are garbage compared to the grace and reward he found in Jesus.
Truth is, whether you have an impressive resume or whether you have never accomplished anything; it doesn't matter. You may be an addict or you may be abused. You may be highly educated or unable to read. You may be a billionaire or you may not know where your next meal is coming from.
Our past, our education, our tax bracket, our gender, our race, nor our social status; none of it really matters.
The only thing that really matters is Jesus' love and grace.
Through Him we find real joy. Through Him we find true peace. Through Him we learn to serve others. Through Him we receive life!