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God’s Love and Value for You

  • Psalm 139:13 – “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.”
  • 1 John 3:1 – “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!”
  • Luke 12:6 – “Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.”
  • Isaiah 43:4 – “You are precious and honored in my sight, and I love you.”
  • Romans 5:8 – “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
  • Jeremiah 31:3 – “The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.'”
  • Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

Identity in Christ your True Value for Self Esteem

  • 2 Corinthians 5:17 – “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”
  • 1 Peter 2:9 – “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.”
  • Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”
  • John 1:12 – “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.”
  • Genesis 1:27 – “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”
  • Ephesians 2:10 – “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

Confidence in God’s Promises

  • Isaiah 41:10 – “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
  • Psalm 27:1 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?”
  • Psalm 55:22 – “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”
  • Psalm 37:5 – “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.”
  • Matthew 6:33 – “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
  • Psalm 34:4 – “I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.”
  • 2 Timothy 1:7 – “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.”

God’s Strength in Weakness

  • 2 Corinthians 12:9 – “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”
  • Psalm 28:7 – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.”
  • Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
  • 2 Timothy 4:17 – “But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.”

Freedom from Comparisons

  • Galatians 6:4 – “Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else,”
  • 2 Corinthians 10:12 – “But when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they are without understanding.”
  • Romans 12:2 – “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”
  • 2 Corinthians 10:12 – “We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.”

God’s Approval Above All

  • Galatians 1:10 – “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.”
  • John 12:43 – “For they loved human praise more than praise from God.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 2:4 – “But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts.”
  • Proverbs 29:25 – “The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.”

Strength Through Faith

  • John 16:33 – “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
  • 2 Timothy 1:7 – “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.”
  • Hebrews 11:6 – “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”

Unique and Precious in God’s Eyes

  • Ephesians 2:10 – “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
  • Psalm 139:14 – “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”
  • Luke 12:7 – “Even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.”
  • Matthew 10:29 – “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.”
  • Matthew 5:14 – “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.”
  • Jeremiah 1:5 – “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”

Guarding Your Thoughts

  • Philippians 4:8 – “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”
  • Romans 12:2 – “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

God’s Unchanging Love

  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  • Jeremiah 31:3 – “The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.'”
  • Ephesians 2:4 – “But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us.”

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