No one appreciates a callous apologist! Last week we started our new blog series on apologetics, which we defined as the defense of Christianity, not our apology for believing in Christ. As we also stated last week, we must be cognizant of how we come across as we share our proof for the accuracy of… Read more »
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Ladies, part of rightly understanding who we are requires that we know how God sees us. As our loving creator, God says two things to us: "You are my child," and "You are chosen." Do you sense God's heart toward you? Can you wrap you mind around the truth that God was thinking about you before He even created the world?
Let that truth sink into the depth of your heart and mind. It may take a lot of determination on your part, but as you begin to realize just how valuable you are in God's eyes, you will be able to break the chains that keep you from accepting and loving yourself!
Ladies, this is the last blog post in our series exploring our true identity. We’ve covered a lot of ground over the past 12 weeks! In this post we’ll talk about our being useable by God. To get there, we need to see ourselves the way God does: FORGIVEN. ACCEPTED. WANTED. CHERISHED. UNDERSTOOD. UNCONDITIONALLY LOVED. No… Read more »
Ladies, in this, the eleventh blog post in our series exploring our true identity, I want to remind YOU that you are unconditionally, unceasingly, fully loved by God! You might hear these words and say, “Okay. Sure. Maybe. I guess.” But to really begin to walk in the assurance of this amazing gift, you have… Read more »
Ladies, in this, the tenth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s remind ourselves that there is NOTHING we can do that will change God’s view of our incredible worth and value. Cindy, a 17-year-old wrote a letter to Josh once, saying: “I’m writing to you because I’m alone and confused. I… Read more »
Ladies, in this, the eighth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at the topic of transformation. God uses other believers to help us to transform our self-image, so that we are able to see ourselves as God sees us. #fullyloved #fullyforgiven #fullyunderstood In 2 Corinthians 5:17 the Bible tells us… Read more »
Ladies, God says our “Do” is NOT our “Who”! Hallelujah! No matter our actions, God says we’re fully lovable, valuable, and competent! In this, the seventh blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at why some Christians are unable to make progress in their Christian walk. Take Susan, for example. Susan… Read more »
Ladies, in this, the sixth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, I want to touch on a REALLY touchy topic: our feelings. Oh, how much trouble these pesky critters cause us! (And, don’t worry if you’re a guy reading this … Josh says he deals with it as a guy too!) Trust me,… Read more »
Ladies, last week in our series exploring our true identity we talked about how our parent’s view of us seriously impacted our self-portrait as we grew up. This week, let’s look at three influences outside the home that may have amplified the negative messaging we heard at home—or, conversely, overrode the God-based confidence our parents tried to instill in us. These influences… Read more »
Ladies, in this, the fifth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, we’re going to look at a touchy subject: the influence family has on our self-worth. For good or bad, we inherit our initial perception of our identity from those who should love us the most: our parents. If your parents cherished you,… Read more »
Ladies, in this, the fourth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, we’re going to look at the 10 essential emotional needs we try to get met on a daily basis: Attention, Acceptance, Appreciation, Support, Encouragement, Affection, Respect, Security, Comfort, and Approval. How might we react to life if our emotional needs are routinely unmet? Perhaps like Joanna, who summarized herself… Read more »