See Yourself as God Sees You: 3 Thought Patterns to Correct
We will contrast these ideas with what 1 Peter 1 says about how we can “prepare our minds for action.” Many of us are so concerned about being loved that we allow the opposite sex to evaluate our self-worth.
Our identity is found in Jesus Christ.
We can deal with past sin, our family histories, as well as past violations to our bodies and minds. Biblical conviction is a God-given emotion that “red flags” a behavior and tells us it is an act of rebellion against God. 1 John 1:9 tells us that if we don’t deal with issues from our past, they will continue to control us in the present.
God’s grace, charis, is a gift.
God heals us and gives us freedom to live a new life in and through his grace. Grace does not always come easily to us, but we must work to change our thinking. Once we extend grace to ourselves, we will be able to extend grace to those around us.
1. Eradicate the roadblocks
Replace your old way of thinking or acting with a new way of looking at yourself through the eyes of God.
2. Align your view of yourself to God’s view
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What does God see when he sees you?
2 Corinthians 5:21 says, “For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” God sees Jesus when he sees you because of Jesus’ death and miraculous resurrection, as well as the Holy Spirit’s indwelling in your life.
How does God see my heart?
u201cThe Lord sees not as mortals see; they look at outward appearances, but the Lord looks at the heart.u201d However, I sense the Christ calling me to look beyond my own heart, out into the world, to learn to see others as God sees them.
How do you know when God is trying to show you something?
Repetition, or when a theme or message jumps out at you repeatedly, is one of the most obvious ways God tries to get your attention. It can be through Scripture, sermons, articles, podcasts, or any other means He chooses.
What does Jesus see when he looks at us?
When Jesus looks at us, he sees us as we are, with all of our good qualities and flaws, as well as what we can become. One of the 12 disciples chosen by Jesus to preach the Good News of the risen Lord.
Who does God say we are?
5:16-21; 6:1-2) u201cBut to all who did receive him, he gave the right to be children of God, to those who believe in his nameu201d (John 1:12).
Why did God call David a man after His heart?
David was “a man after God’s own heart” because he recognized that the Lord is the only source of light and salvation.
Does God know me better than I know myself?
We may not believe it, but God knows us better than we know ourselves: He knows how many strands of hair are in our heads, what will happen to us, and what is in our hearts, so don’t be afraid to confess your sins to the Lord and know that you will be forgiven.
Does God have a heart?
This spiritual heart is evident from the beginning, when the Bible states that we were created in God’s image and likeness (Genesis 1:26), and that God has a heart, not a physical organ but one that can be broken over our sins, and one that we’re told to follow.
What are the 7 signs of the Holy Spirit?
Wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the Lord are the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, which some Christians accept as a definitive list of specific attributes, while others see them as examples of the Holy Spirit’s work through the faithful.
Does God speak to you directly?
Yes, God speaks directly to humans, as evidenced by phrases like “And God spoke to Moses,” “the word of the Lord came to Jonah,” and “God said,” which appear over 2,000 times in the Old Testament.
How does God give confirmation?
Whatever God tells or shows us to do, He will always provide us with a word from His Word to stand on or act on, and He will confirm it to us–often through repetition.
How does God see life?
God sees the past, present, and future all at once because he is eternal. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope,” God says.
How does God see the world?
u201cHow God Sees the Worldu201d is a message of peace on Earth, an invitation to Christians and the rest of the world to become peaceful and meek like angels, and an invitation to humanity to become compassionate and work together to combat pollution and global warming.
Are we perfect in God’s eyes?
Verse: Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect, says the King James Version of the Bible.