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The Voice of Truth–Who Does God Say You Are?
What motivates you to keep going when the voices in your head keep tearing you down? For so many years I have struggled with letting these little voices become what I believed to be true about myself. Finally—at the age of 34, I am putting a stop to these evil voices.
In Jesus name!
Nothing fancy to see here–a simple exercise in figuring out what I REALLY thought of myself.
What are the voices in my head REALLY saying?
What Do I Say To Myself?
A step towards self-discovery
Pray! Ask the Lord to bless this process and to protect your vulnerability.
Over the course of a few days (I did it for a week) carry around something to take notes with–a notebook and pen or the notes app on your phone.
Each time you feel that little voice in your head pop up and say something negative–something that stops forward motion or would make you cry if your best friend said it to your face–WRITE IT DOWN!
After you have a pretty decent size list, look at it and cross off the duplicates and really pray over the list–asking God to raise the most important phrases to the surface.
At this point, it should be clear where your focus should be.
Here is my list after completing step 4. Just a warning, these are pretty ugly and hard to look at. Could I ever imagine saying these things to a friend? Absolutely not!
But yet these are the lies that are swirling around in my head.
Can you relate to any of these?
- I am unlovable
- I am guilty
- I cannot be forgiven
- I am doomed to fail
- I am lazy
- I am a terrible person
- God could never love someone like me
- I am not capable
- Who do I think I am?
Like all of the enemy’s dirty tricks, these lies can be fought with Holy Scripture. Praise God for that!
I took these same phrases and matched them with TRUTH from the Bible.
- I am unlovable—– “I AM LOVED!”
- I am guilty—–“I AM INNOCENT & BLAMELESS!”
- I cannot be forgiven——“I AM FORGIVEN”
- I am doomed to fail——“I AM VICTORIOUS”
- I am lazy—–“I HAVE SELF-DISCIPLINE!”
- I am a terrible person—–“I AM FREE FROM CONDEMNATION!”
- God could never love someone like me—–“I AM CREATED IN GOD’S LIKENESS!”
- I am not capable—–“I AM CAPABLE!”
- Who do I think I am?——“I AM A CHILD OF GOD!”
The final step is to find scripture that corresponds with the Truth that God revealed during this process. Write it out, memorize them, and post them in places where you will see them often!
Below are the scriptures that I have been praying over my own life–my “Voice of Truth”
Who Does God Say I Am?
“I AM LOVED” (1 John 4:10)
This is real love–not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins.
“I AM INNOCENT & BLAMELESS” (Colossians 1:22)
Yet now HE has reconciled you to himself through the death of Christ in his physical body. As a result, HE has brought you into his own presence, and you are holy and blameless as you stand before Him without a single fault.
“I AM FORGIVEN” (1 John 2:12)
I am writing to you who are God’s children because your sins have been forgiven through Jesus.
“I AM VICTORIOUS” (1 Corinthians 15:57)
But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.
“I HAVE SELF-DISCIPLINE” (2 Timothy 1:7)
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.
“I AM FREE FROM CONDEMNATION” (Romans 8:1)
So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus.
“I AM CREATED IN GOD’S LIKENESS” (Ephesians 4:24)
Put on your new nature, created to be like God—truly righteous and holy.
“I AM CAPABLE” (Philippians 4:13)
For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.
“I AM A CHILD OF GOD” (John 1:12)
But to all who believed HIM and accepted HIM, he gave the right to become children of God.