06 May 2009

The right words...

I had no idea what to post about today; well, that's not entirely true, I had an idea, but after reading the following; it too precendence:

We need to come to the place where we are secure enough in who we are in Christ that we will not allow our sense of worth to be based on the opinions or actions of others.

Don't try to find your worth in how you look. Don't try to find your worth in what you do. Don't try to find your worth in how other people treat you. You are worth something because Jesus shed His blood for you.

You may have faults, and there may be things about you that need to be changed, but God is working on you the same as He is on everybody else. Don't let somebody else dump their problems off on you. Don't allow someone else to make you feel worthless or useless just because they don't know how to treat you right and love you as you deserve to be loved as a blood-bought child of God.

Don't spend all your life trying to win somebody else's acceptance or approval. Remember that you have already been accepted and approved by God. Make sure that your affirmation, your validation, your sense of self-worth come from Him. Remember that you have already been accepted and approved by God. Make sure that your affirmation, your validation, your sense of self-worth come from Him.


I'm in an on-going conversation with a dear friend who's struggling with his reflection of himself and who he is in relationships and I think this speaks well to what he's going through. I will be sending this to him.

This is an awesome message and one that we all need to heed.

Love to live; live to love!

4 comments:

Believer said...

Amen! I needed that last week, but it's a great reminder. It's true we matter to Jesus!

I hope and pray your friend finds spiritual strength to continue and trust in God.

By the way, beautiful Facebook pic posted on the sidebar.

Blu Jewel said...

Even though you needed this last week; I'm happy that it served as a good reminder today. I, too, hope I can get my friend over his hurdles and get himself on a good life track.

Aww, thanks hun for the compliment.

Love to live; live to love!

Mizrepresent said...

I really needed this today...thanks Blu!

QueenBee said...

We all needed that.