Tag: Low self-esteem

Overcome Low-Self Esteem

I have seen teenagers battling low self-esteem by trying so hard to become who they are not and I have seen adults pretend they can hold it together whilst dying from this low self-esteem plague. Men cover up with control, manipulation and outburst of anger because they feel inadequate yet unable to admit their weaknesses. Women sleep around because they lack a sense of self-worth. Young adults dress up like grown-ups just to feel accepted. Both male and female succumb to peer pressure just to feel some sense of belonging. This is what low self-esteem does to you; it holds its victims captive, clouds your judgement and fills up your heart with lies. Lies such as you are not worth it, it’s your fault that bad things happen to you, you can never amount to something good, you have to do something wrong before somebody can take notice of you and so on. Continue reading “Overcome Low-Self Esteem”

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Best Scriptural Declarations For Christians To Combat Low Self-Esteem

Negative experiences in life do cause Christians to suffer low self-esteem. Dealing with trauma, loss – loss of a child, loss of a job, loss of a family, negative thought patterns, previous bad choices, unrealistic goals, body image are a few of those negative experiences. This may be harder even on matured Christians. You may begin to wander and wonder; has God forgotten about me? You may even begin to ask God some questions, God why? Why did this happen to me? Why me and not somebody else? etc.

At times when you are feeling low and inferior to others, you need to dig deep in the word, source out the truth and declare the word of God over your mind. To overcome low self-esteem, fear, anxiety and insecurity, here are some of the best scriptural declarations you need to declare over yourself.

Make a bold Declaration of faith
1.
I am a new creation in Christ Jesus, The old has gone, the new is here!
(2 Corinthians 5:17).
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2.
God is mindful of me. He cares for me. I may be made a little lower than the angels, I am crowned with glory and honour
(Hebrews 2:6-7).
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3.
God has not given me a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline
(2 Timothy 1:7).
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4.
The temptations in my life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than I can stand. When temptations come my way, God will show me a way out so that I may be able to endure.
(1 Corinthians 10:13).
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5.
God created my inmost being; he knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise him because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; I know that fully well that his works are wonderful
(Psalm 139:13-14).
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6.
Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.
(Psalm 62:5-6).
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7.
God satisfies me when I’m weary and my soul is fully refreshed when I am fainting.
(Jeremiah 31:25)
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