Have you ever felt unlovable? Have you ever wondered, does God love me? I’ve been there at different times in my life. Yet God has been faithful to show ways that we can know He loves us. Read more for 7 promises from the Bible about God’s love for us.
When difficulties come, so often our first response is to ask “why?” The answer to “why” rarely brings peace. Can we trust God in fearful, difficult circumstances? Even when we don’t know the answer to “why?”
I know I’m not the first one to struggle with feeling like what I have to offer is not enough, and I daresay I won’t be the last. Have you ever felt like you weren’t enough or what you had to offer wasn’t enough? What can you do when you feel like you’re never enough? Where do you put your focus?
You’re not good enough. You’re useless. You’re not as valuable as other people. Have you ever listened to words like these that swirl around in your head? Comparison lies. They’re all part of the enemy’s comparison trap. To defeat the lies, you need to know what God says about you. Do you know who you are in Christ?
At this time of year, everyone is talking about making resolutions. I’m not much of a fan. Instead, my New Year’s aspirations are more about a challenge of sorts. Each year, I select one word, theme or phrase of the year that sums up who I want to be or how I want to live in the new year. Read more about this practice that’s born much more fruit in the long run than I’ve ever seen come from even the best-kept resolutions.