The human condition has left us depraved, and the enemy wants to capitalize on that by telling us lies so that we'll live in fear and embarassment that will eventually turn into low self-esteem and depression--IF we choose to believe the lies. We make the choice everyday of what we will believe about ourselves. Do we choose to believe the lies of the enemy in the form of me, my own worst critic, or do we choose to believe what God's Word says about us?
I have recently finished Steven Furtick's book, Sun Stand Still, where he lists twelve audacious faith confessions that he says over his life. I've printed them out and placed them on my wall. This is what I choose to believe about myself and my life:
1. 1. I am fully forgiven and free from all shame and condemnation.
(Romans 8:1-2; Ephesians 1:7-8; 1 John 1:9)
2. 2. I act in audacious faith to change the world in my generation.
(Joshua 10:12-14; John 14:12)
3. 3. I have no fear or anxiety; I trust in the Lord with all my heart.
(Proverbs 3:5-6; Philippians 4:6-7; 1 Peter 5:7)
4. 4. I am able to fulfill the calling God has placed on my life.
(Exodus 3:9-12; Psalm 57:2; Colossians 1:24-29)
5. 5. I am fully resourced to do everything God has called me to do.
(Deuteronomy 8:18; Luke 6:38; Philippians 4:13)
6. 6. I have no insecurity, because I see myself the way God sees me.
(Genesis 1:26-27; Psalm 139:13-16; Ephesians 5:25-27)
7. 7. I am a faithful spouse and a godly parent-our family is blessed.
(Deuteronomy 6:6-9; Ephesians 5:22-25; Colossians 3:18-19; 1 Peter 3:1-7)
8. 8. I am completely whole-physically, mentally, and emotionally.
(Psalm 103:1-5; Matthew 8:16-17; 2 Corinthians 5:17; 1 Peter 2:24)
9. 9. I am increasing in influence and favor for the kingdom of God.
(Genesis 45:4-8; 1 Samuel 2:26; Acts 2:37-47)
10. 10. I am enabled to walk in the sacrificial love of Christ. (Thessalonians 2:16-17; 1 John 3:16; 4:9-12)
11. 11. I have the wisdom of the Lord concerning every decision I make.
(2 Chronicles 1:7-12; Proverbs 2:6; Ecclesiastes 2:26; James 1:5)
12. 12. I am protected from all harm and evil in Jesus’ name.
(Genesis 50:20; Psalm 3:1-3; 2 Thessalonians 3:2-3)
What will you choose to believe?
|My Re-written logline|