How do you see yourself?
Have you ever felt you were not good enough? Do you often find yourself working hard to gain the acceptance and approval of others? Or do you find at times you measure yourself to others?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may struggle with insecurity.
Most of us have struggled with feelings of insecurity at some point in our lives.
When a person feels insecure they may fall into the trap of constantly comparing themselves to other people or look to others to give them value and define who they are.
Resting in feelings of insecurity is dangerous because it will affect your quality of life. It will prevent you from maintaining healthy relationships, succeeding at work or school, or feeling happy and at peace.
Feeling inadequate is not the will of God because it robs you of the life Jesus died for you to live. In John 10:10, Jesus said he came so that you can have and enjoy life and live out each day to its fullest potential.
So, what is the underlying cause of insecurity?
What if I told you it was a lack of identity. You suffer from feelings of inadequacy because you choose to look to other things outside of the word of God to define who you are and provide you with self-worth. Often times, the things we seek to replace our relationship with God will further feed and increase our insecurity.
We will only be made free when we stop looking at what we see and start looking at the One who gave us eyes. When God sees us, He sees things other people can’t see! After all, He created you and knows all about you!
Now let’s take a look at who God is and who He says about you!
Child of God you are loved, you are special and you are God’s favorite child! It’s time to discover the God-given potential that’s already in you! Stop looking to people and things to define who you are and look to Elohim, Your creator!
Scripture References: John 1:1; John 1:12-13; John 10:10; John 4:4; Genesis 1:26; Judges 6:12; Luke 4:18; Colossians 1:27; Isaiah 55:8; Ephesians 4:29; Isaiah 40:28; Psalms 147:5; Psalms 8:3-4; Philippians 4:13