Hey girls! I wanted to write in more of an encouraging way tonight. Instead of just do's and dont's! A couple of weeks ago I posted my status on facebook as, " If girls truly realized how much they were worth, that they are daughters of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, precious, beautiful, and someone that the Son of God viewed as worthy of dying for it it would CHANGE THEIR LIFE!". I received an amazing response from it and it just proved how true it is! Our world throws SOOOOOOOO many lies towards us, but especially at teenage girls who are trying to find their identity. So, here is my main focus in this post... to make sure you understand by the time you get through reading this how beautiful and how much of a prized possession you are!
Psalms 139:14 says, "I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.". I do not know about you girls, but way to often i find myself beating myself up and believing things that are lies. Such as.... I'm not beautiful, I'm not worth anything, no one will ever love me, unless I'm a size 2 I'm fat, and etc! Listen girls.... these are LIES! Do i need to repeat myself?? These things that you are told by your friends, peers, the tv, movies. songs, and in thousands of other ways are not true! It is said as plain as day in Genesis 1:31a, " God saw everything that He had made and it was very good."! Do you get it??!! You are not just "ok", "average", "good" or even "semi good"! You are VERY GOOD!
I had a girl once bring it to my attention when I was degrading myself that if we belittle ourselves anything below what God sees us as (Very good, beautiful, precious, etc!) then we are calling Him a liar... Does that make sense? He says straight up that we are Beautiful... so if we deny that then we are denying His sovereignty. So the next time you begin to degrade yourself step back and think about it.... are you giving God honor and glory in what you are saying? Our words are not only detrimental to others, but they can also be to ourselves.
It takes making a conscious effort to have an Biblical view of yourself, but it is possible!