Recovery From Identity Crisis

There are moments in life when the struggle gets real and a Christian finds himself or herself in a state of identity crisis. Those are moments when you may get discontented with life and you wish you had somebody else’s privileges, gifting or abilities otherwise things would have been different for you. Those are moments when you may begin to compare your failures to somebody else’s achievements. Those are times when you may look in the mirror but you wish you were as beautiful as that other person or you wish we had the same lifestyle as that other human being. Those are times when life may seem unfair otherwise you would have the same beauty as that of Queen Esther, or you would have the courage as that of Joshua the son of Nun, the bravery of Naomi who lost everything abroad yet returned home to face life alone, the faith of Daniel who stood in faith even in the face or adversity or the lifestyle of King Solomon who was the wealthiest man on earth.

When these thoughts pervades your mindset and everyday Christian life looks like Christianity isn’t working for you, then it is the time to get real with God, focus on him and allow his strength to be made perfect in your weaknesses. When these thoughts pops up in your mind, the best thing for us to do is to turn to God, stand fast with the belt of truth and counter every false lies of the devil with faith declarations. When the truth about who you are in God and the truth of God concerning you seems thwarted by the enemy’s fiery arrow, that is the best time to to fight back with your shield of faith. When it seems you are alone in this fight, be encouraged by the story of Moses who was born Jewish, raised as an Egyptian and at some point suffered from identity crisis yet who eventually embraced who God created him to be (Hebrews 11:24-25).

The best things of this world does not define who you are, only God does. Somebody once said this statement; “Be yourself, everybody else is taken”, allow me to say this to you, your DNA is different to others, your paths in life is different, follow it and become who God created you to be.

Make a Bold Declaration of Faith Today
I am created in the image of God for dominion over every other living creature on earth. I am specially created in the likeness of God for God’s blessings in fruitfulness, multiplication, subduing and dominion of the earth for God’s purpose on earth. God took one good look at me and he says I am wholesome and I am a good work of his hands.
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God’s plan for me is that of peace and not of evil, that of hope and not of hopelessness, that of a great future and that plan shall be fulfilled in my life.
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I am a child of the living God, the king of all kings. I am no longer conformed to the image of this world nor do I adhere to its patterns. Henceforth I see me the way God sees me and I think the way God wants me to think. I am a child of a king, the living God and I will live like one. Henceforth my mind is renewed as I study the word and I am at alert to God’s ways as I daily observe God’s laws. The word of God permeates through my being bringing me closer to God and transforming me into the likeness of Christ.
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I am God’s special possession, God’s royal priest chosen for a life of holiness and to fulfil special assignment on earth. I no longer belong to the dark world but I belong to the light where God called me into. Therefore I no longer subject my mind, body and soul to the torment of this world but I surrender my will, my intellect and my desires to God’s will for my life. Henceforth I belong to the light, I belong to the living God, I am no longer a slave to darkness and I shall proclaim God’s excellencies for as long as I live.
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I am God’s love. I am altogether beautiful, there is no flaw in me for they are hidden in Christ who gives me a new identity.
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I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
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I praise you God for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
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I have not received the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear but I have receive the spirit of son-ship by whom I can cry Abba Father!
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SCRIPTURES

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them (Genesis 1:26-28 ESV).
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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 (Jeremiah 29:11 ESV).
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But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light (1 Peter 2:9 ESV).
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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 (Romans 12:2 NIV).
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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 1 Peter 2:9 NIV).
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You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you (Song of Solomon 4:7 ESV).
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I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well (Psalm 139:14 ESV).
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I can do all things through him who strengthens me (Philippians 4:13 ESV).
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For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” (Romans 8:15 ESV).
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