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Saturday, July 30, 2011

I am accepted . . .
  • John 1:12 I am God’s child.
  • John 15:15 I am a friend of Jesus Christ, as His disciple.
  • Romans 5:1 I have been justified.
  • 1 Corinthians 6:17 I am united with the Lord, and I am one with Him in spirit.
  • 1 Corinthians 6:19–20 I have been bought with a price and I belong to God.
  • 1 Corinthians 12:27 I am a member of Christ’s body.
  • Ephesians 1:3–8 I have been chosen by God and adopted as His child.
  • Hebrews 4:14–16 I have direct access to the throne of grace through Jesus Christ.
I am secure . . .
  • Romans 8:1–2 I am free from condemnation.
  • Romans 8:28 I am assured that God works for my good in all circumstances.
  • Romans 8:31–39 I am free from condemnation. I cannot be separated from God’s love.
  • 2 Corinthians 1:21–22 I have been established, anointed, and sealed by God.
  • Colossians 3:1–4 I am hidden with Christ in God.
  • Philippians 1:6 I am confident God will complete the good work He started in me.
  • Philippians 3:20 I am a citizen of heaven.
  • 2 Timothy 1:7 I have been given a spirit of power, love, and a sound mind.
  • 1 John 5:18 I am born of God, and the evil one cannot touch me.
I am significant . . .
  • John 15:5, I am a branch of Jesus Christ, the true vine, and a channel of His life.
  • John 15:16, I have been chosen and appointed to bear fruit.
  • 1 Corinthians 3:16, I am God’s temple.
  • 2 Corinthians 5:17–21, I am a minister of reconciliation for God.
  • Ephesians 2:6, I am seated with Jesus Christ in the heavenly realm.
  • Ephesians 2:10, I am God’s workmanship.
  • Ephesians 3:12, I may approach God with freedom and confidence.
  • Philippians 4:13, I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.
Which one of these promises did you need to hear most today? What lie do you need to replace with truth A Confident Heart Coveras you reaffirm your significance, security and acceptance based not on what you say or do, but on what Jesus said and did for you!
When you’re tempted to measure up today, focus “up” instead and remember Whose you are and who you are – in Him!
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