Have you ever struggled with comparing yourself to others? Or, wishing you were someone else? Comparison is the thief of joy. Join me with my guest, Richella Parham, as we talk about the trap of the comparison cycle, its effect on us, and how we find freedom.
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?
Anxiety often starts off small and grows to troublesome proportions. Even Biblical greats suffered from anxiety and listened to lies from a spirit of fear. God’s answer to Moses about anxiety is the same as His answer to our doubts, fears, and anxiety today.
Anxiety and worry are an insidious thing. They creep in like a weekend guest and then take on a life of their own and move in for the long haul before you even realize what happened. Exchanging worry and anxiety for peace is not a one-time event. Beat anxiety with this process.