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Powerless

As people trapped in obsessive behaviors, our lives are full of contradiction. We know in our hearts that our actions are destroying our lives, but  we don’t know any other way to live. Letting instant gratification control us and then justifying our behaviors is a kind of insanity that we are comfortable with. We feel compelled to feed our urges even when we don’t want to; we continuously struggle with doing the same things—long past the moment when they brought us satisfaction.

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Who Am I?

Every day we need to declare who we are in Christ.

This helps to destroy the lies we have absorbed from our past experiences. Saying these affirmations out loud is ideal because verbalizing who you are is even more powerful than just thinking about it. It is likely that what you believe about yourself has been based on things you heard or said and the best way to combat the negative garbage is with the truth of what scripture says about you.

I Am Accepted...

I am God’s child. John 1:12
As a disciple, I am a friend of Jesus Christ. John 15:15
I have been justified. Romans 5:1
I am united with the Lord, and I am one with Him in spirit. 1 Corinthians 6:17
I have been bought with a price and I belong to God. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
I am a member of Christ’s body. 1 Corinthians 12:27
I have been chosen by God and adopted as His child. Ephesians 1:3-8
I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins. Colossians 1:13-14
I am complete in Christ. Colossians 2:9-10
I have direct access to the throne of grace through Jesus Christ. Hebrews 4:14-16

I Am Secure…

I am free forever from condemnation. Romans 8:1-2
I am assured that God works all things together for good. Romans 8:28
I am free from condemnation brought against me and I cannot be separated from the love of God. Romans 8:31-39
I am established, anointed and sealed by God. 2 Corinthians 1:21-22
I am hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3:1-4
I am confident that God will complete the good work He started in me. Philippians 1:6
I am a citizen of heaven. Philippians 3:20
I have not been given a spirit of fear but of power, love and a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7
I am born of God and the evil one cannot touch me. 1 John 5:18

I am Significant…

I am a branch of Jesus Christ, the true vine. John 15:5
I have been chosen and appointed to bear fruit. John 15:16
I am God’s temple. 1 Corinthians 3:16
I am a minister of reconciliation for God. 2 Corinthians 5:17-21
I am seated with Jesus Christ in the heavenly realm. Ephesians 2:6
I am God’s workmanship. Ephesians 2:10
I may approach God with freedom and confidence. Ephesians 3:12
I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

(List by Neal T Anderson)

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Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say: "Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Messiah. For the accuser of our brothers and sisters, who accuses them before our God day and night, has been hurled down.  Revelation 12:10

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No matter how Satan chooses to accuse me, Jesus has already won the war against these lies and has crushed every wicked scheme against me.

pray

Help me to recognize my negative thoughts and replace them with the powerful truth that you have spoken about who I really am.
~In Jesus' name. Amen.