When you grow in this understanding of who you are in Christ, you can let go of wrong thinking or any rejection from others. You can rise above the “blues” of depression and say with the Psalmist, “Why are you so downcast O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? For I will yet praise Him – my Savior and my Lord” (Psalm 42:5).
When you believe that you are valuable in God’s sight — you will start acting like it. You will assert yourself and set boundaries so people will treat you with the dignity someone made in God’s image deserves.
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Maybe you have been looking for your identity in the approval of others. Maybe you’ve been looking for it in your performance and role at work or at home. Now is the time to transition from finding your identity in what you do to finding out who you are in Christ!