Lies We Believe About Ourselves

All of us have ways of thinking about ourselves that are unbiblical and destructive to our psychological, relational, and spiritual health. Today, we will explore some of the most damaging ways we think about ourselves as we go through life. These are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the faulty beliefs, we have about ourselves, and they often lead to mood problems, interpersonal conflict, and a diluted relationship with God.

LIES We Believe About Ourselves

TRUTHS God Says About Us

Verses

I must be perfect. No one is perfect but God. Romans 3:23

Mark 10:18

My worth is determined by how I perform. You have worth because you bear God’s image not because of what you do. Genesis 1:27
I must have everyone else’s approval. Our purpose is to please God, not people. 1 Thessalonians 2:4 

2 Timothy 2:15

It is easier to avoid my problems than to face them. You can confidently ask God for help. Hebrews 4:16
My unhappiness is someone else’s fault. We can choose to embrace the joy Jesus gives us John 15:11
I am where I am because of all that I have done. The talents, abilities, gifts God gave me should cause me to have not view myself than is warranted. Romans 12:3 & 6a
I’m unlovable given the flaws and defects I have. You are fearfully and wonderfully made Psalm 139:14
I am less than everyone around me. You are a masterpiece created by God Ephesians 2:10

 

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