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You are not enough

We are created by God– for God and the society we live in today is promoting self love, self truth, and self identity ultimately leading to themselves being their own god. Many of the agenda’s being pushed by society and some ‘christians’ are simply NOT Biblical.

Self affirmation attacks and victimizes one’s self–stirring up the emotions of needing to hear and feel like one is ‘enough’ or that we are ‘perfect just the way we are’.

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Deceptions Discovered and Truth Intolerance

Check out today’s episode on FaithAnchored Speaks about the deceptions that are rooted deep in our world today and the lack of tolerance for the truth in God’s Word.

The deceptions we believe come in all shapes and sizes. leading us to feel insecure, unworthy, alone, and unlovable among many other things.

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Daily Devo- Your TRUE Identity

The result of living in a broken world is broken people. We have all faced struggles in life that have left us questioning ourselves. Our self-worth, self-esteem, and our identity should not be based on our life experience and the mistakes we have made. We have all sinned and fallen short of God’s glory, but for that reason God sent Jesus to be our Savior and through Him- there is no condemnation.

God does NOT consult our pasts to determine our future. We are made new through Jesus–all sins are washed away and we are adopted into God’s family. He is a good and loving father– a promise keeper– and He cannot lie. When we accept Jesus into our hearts– confess He is our Savior, the Bible tells us that His spirit is within us. (2 Corinthians 1:20-22)

As Christians we have to actively combat the attacks on our identity and declare the truth of who we are in Christ.

Your True Identity in Christ

Because I, (enter your name) am in Christ, I am secure

  • I am a child of God (John 1:12)
  • I am free forever from condemnation (Romans 8:1)
  • I am assured that in all things God will work for my good (Romans 8:28-29)
  • I am free from any condemning charges against me (Romans 8:33)
  • I cannot be separated from the love of Christ (Romans 8:35)
  • I have been established, anointed, and sealed by God (2 Corinthians 1:21-22)
  • I have been given the Holy Spirit as a pledge guaranteeing my inheritance to come (Ephesians 1:13-14)
  • I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me (Philippians 4:13)
  • I have been rescued from the dominion of darkness and brought into the Kingdom of Christ (Colossians 1:13)
  • I am hidden with Christ in God (Colossians 3:3)
  • I have not been given a spirit of timidity(fear), but of power, love, and a sound mind 2 (Timothy 1:7)
  • I am born of God and the evil one cannot touch me (1 John 5:18)

Because I, (enter your name) am in Christ, I am significant

  • I am the salt of the Earth (Matthew 5:13)
  • I am the light of the world (Matthew 5:14)
  • I am God’s child (John 1:12)
  • I have been chosen to bear fruit that will last (John 15:16)
  • I am Christs personal witness (Acts 1:8)
  • I am God’s temple (1 Corinthians 3:16)
  • I am a part of Christs body (1 Corinthians 12:27)
  • I am a minister of reconciliation for God (2 Corinthians 5:18)
  • I am God’s fellow worker (2 Corinthians 6:1)
  • I am a saint (Ephesians 1:1)
  • I have been raised up and am now seated with Christ in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 2:6)
  • I am a citizen of Heaven (Philippians 3:20)

Because I, (enter your name) am in Christ I am accepted

  • I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15)
  • I have been justified (Romans 5:1)
  • I am united to the Lord, and I am one with Him in spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17)
  • I am a member of Christ’s body (1 Corinthians 2:27)
  • I have became righteous through Him (2 Corinthians 5:21)
  • I have been adopted as God’s child (Ephesians 1:5)
  • I have direct access to the Father through the spirit (Ephesians 2:18)
  • Since I am Gods (son/daughter) and because God sent the Spirit of His son into my heart, I can call out, “Abba Father” and I am no longer a slave, but God’s child, and since I am His child, God has made me an heir to His kingdom (Galatians 4:6-7)
  • I am invited to approach God with freedom and confidence. (Ephesians 3:12)
  • I have been redeemed and am forgiven of all my sins (Colossians 1:14)
  • I am complete in Christ (Colossians 2:10)

Prayer

Heavenly Father,

Thank you Lord for Your word and for sending Jesus to be our Savior. Lord forgive me for questioning my identity. Help me to remember that in You I am complete, loved, free, accepted, and worthy. I pray that each person who reads this is able to find their true identity in You. Lord, the enemy has been relentlessly attacking so many in our world with lies and schemes to take our eyes off of the truth. I pray you will open each of our hearts, eyes, and ears to Your truth and direction. In Jesus name I pray

Amen

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Daily Devo: Self-Worth

29 Are not two sparrows sold for a copper coin? And not one of them falls to the ground apart from your Father’s will. 30 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 31 Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Matthew 10:29-31 NKJV

This parable illustrates a few different characteristics of God. In the scripture it talks about how sparrows are sold cheap and God protects them and keeps them safe within His will. This shows that God cares and loves each and every one of us.

It further explains that God knows the amount of hairs on our head. This may seem trivial or like ‘small potatoes’ in the big picture. However, it shows God’s great power and knowledge. God knows every hair on our head but He also knows every want, need, desire, fear, worry, etc. and He cares for each of them in our lives.

Scripture also explains that we are far more valuable than the sparrows. So if God is interested in protecting and caring for the sparrows and we are more valuable then they- than we should have peace in knowing God cares and finds us valuable no matter what our circumstances may look like.

In God’s eyes we are worth more than gold. Do not let what others think or say about you determine your self-worth.

Your worth was determined upon conception.

God says you are worthy- You are loved- You are protected under His wings

Prayer

Heavenly Father,

Thank you Lord for being a Father who loves, care, and protects His children. Thank you for showing me in Your word that I am more valuable than gold in Your eyes. God forgive me for believing what the world says is my worth. God help me to remember every day that I am Yours and that I find my worth in You alone. In Jesus name I pray.

Amen