YOU ARE GOOD ENOUGH!
We have a problem in not been able to believe or see ourselves in such a stately and imperial status as God has placed us. Most men even those with the highest self-esteem, still can’t objectively see themselves nearly as glorious as God intends us to be. This is probably the simplest explanation why we can’t get ourselves to begin to do all that God expects of us. We find it difficult to actually believe that “I” can do this or that. We often think that someone else might be able to do what God is trusting for us to do. But when it gets to us, we think we are not good enough. You are good enough!
Come to think of it my friends, how is it that you would not be good enough. That which God created, not good enough? It is not consistent with what he has already done for us. It is not consistent with how he treats even a thing as small as the mustard seed. The most consistent view of ourselves in line with Gods view should be that of honor, respect and glory. We should never have a reason to doubt whatever God asks us to do.
“Low self-esteem causes me to believe that I have so little worth that my response does not matter. With repentance, however, I understand that being worth so much to God is why my response is so important. Repentance is remedial work to mend our minds and hearts, which get bent by sin.” ― John Ortberg Jr.
Remember He did not call us that mustard seed. He did not call us the bird of the air. He did not call us the lily of the valley. He called us the crown of creation. We are more glorious than all other creations. Even the big ones, we surpass them. We are greater than the elephants. We are more magnificent than the birds of the air. We are more significant than the trees of the field. We are more salient than the beautiful flowers of the field. We are supreme to all other creations. When I say we, that is talking about you my friends. When I say we, that is referring to the least of us. When I say we, that is referring to the weakest and the most helpless in the eyes of men. If that is so, what are we left with? We are left with changing our view about ourselves. We are left with upgrading our mindset. We are left with believing what he says about us. We are left with agreeing with him and his views. In regards to our persons.
To be continued tomorrow with the following points:
- Why you should never think you would fail in life.
- Is your life’s vision greater than that of the mustard seed?