But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a consecrated nation, a [special] people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies [the wonderful deeds and virtues and perfections] of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
— 1 Peter 2:9 [AMP]
These affirmations are for the christian who struggles with low self-esteem, fear, anxiety and insecurity. If you hear people laughing and automatically think they’re laughing at you, if you feel insecure about your appearance, or you are insecure because of your past, or because you feel you’re not _____
(e.g. good, smart, pretty) enough, if you have an identity crisis or find it hard to think positive and calm thoughts, always worrying about things you have no control over, if you suffer from panic attacks, if you are constantly afraid to mingle with others etc. then these affirmations are for you.
The christian identity affirmation is designed to help you reflect on and remember your identity in Christ, in order to bring you to a state of empowerment, mental and physical peace. These affirmations will restore, reassure and encourage you.
Always remember: Jesus is for you, God is on your side, life is not as bad as you think.
Bible verses have been added to each affirmation to guide your reading, be sure to look them up!
I know who God says I am,
I am fearfully and wonderfully made. (Psalm 139:13-14)
I am happy with the way I am made. I am made in God’s image, fashioned by His hands. He knew me before I was born. (Jeremiah 1:5, Psalms 119:73, Genesis 1:27)
I am a chosen and valuable treasure, I belong to God, He knows and calls me by my name. God validates me, I matter to Him. (1 Peter 2:9, Exodus 19:5, Isaiah 43:1, John 15:16)
I am the apple of God’s eye, He has engraved me on the palms of His hands for He cares for the details of my life — even the number of my hair. (Matthew 10:30, Isaiah 49:16, Zechariah 2:8)
I seek first the kingdom of God and live in perfect love, which casts out fear of men or circumstances. (Matthew 6:33-34, 1 John 4:18)
I delight myself in the Lord and He gives me the desires of my heart. (Psalm 37:4)
I am the workmanship of the Most High God. I am in His family. He sees the good in me and designed me for greatness. (Ephesians 1:4, Genesis 1:31, Ephesians 2:10)
I humble myself and cast all my anxieties on Jesus, because He cares for me. (1 Peter 5:7, Psalm 55:22)
I fear no evil, nor am I dismayed, for God is with me; His rod and staff comforts me, He strengthens and upholds me. (Isaiah 41:10, Psalm 23:4)
I cling to the Lord, my help comes from Him, He supports and sustains me. (Psalm 121:1, Psalm 63:80)
I know God is for me, He is my light and salvation, the Lord is on my side, man can do nothing to hurt me, none can successfully come against me. (Psalm 27:1, Romans 8:31, Psalm 118:6)
The Lord saves me from my enemies, He restores my confidence and firmly secures me in high places. (Psalm 18:3, Psalm 50:15. 2 Samuel 22:34)
I call to the Lord in my anxiety, He is my protection, refuge and strength. He is ever present in times of trouble. (Psalm 46:1)
I have no fear or worry about my future; for eye has not seen, nor ear heard, the great and mighty things God has prepared for me. (I Corinthians 2:9)
I call unto God whenever I am afraid, He answers me, and shows me great and mighty things, which I don’t know. (Jeremiah 33:3)
I am empowered. I present everything to God in prayer and through thanksgiving guard my heart with the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding. (Philippians 4:6-13, Matthew 6:25-34)
My life has purpose and meaning. I am unique and special. There is nobody on earth like me. I appreciate my unique qualities and abilities. (Deuteronomy 7:6)
The Lord directs me and establishes my steps. When I fall, I won’t stay down, He will pick me up. When negative thoughts assail me, God consoles and comforts my soul (Psalm 37:23-24, Psalm 94:19)
I demolish every thought or pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God in me, I take captive negative and unbiblical thoughts and make them obedient to Christ. (II Corinthians 10:5)
I rebuke the spirit of timidity, and receive a spirit of boldness, power, love and a sound mind. (2 Timothy 1:7)
I am spiritually wise, I shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven. (Daniel 12:3)
I am justified by my faith, I have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 5:1-5)
I am rooted in Christ, securely grounded in His love, He dwells in my heart. (Ephesians 3:17)
I am never alone, God is always with me. He will never leave nor forsake me. (Joshua 1: 5)
I am loved, just the way I am! God loves me with an everlasting love. (Jeremiah 31:3)
I am a new creature in Jesus Christ, I have newness of life. (2 Corinthians 5:17)
I am protected, He that keeps me neither sleeps nor slumbers. (Psalm 121:3)
I am the light of the world, the salt of the earth. (Matthew 5:13-14)
I am a child of the most high God. (Psalm 82:6)
I am forgiven. (Psalm 103:12)
I know who God says I am,
In Jesus name, Amen.
***Hope you find these affirmations useful. Head over to the Biblical Affirmations page to learn about the benefits of biblical affirmations and the proper way to meditate upon the bible verses and declare these affirmations throughout the day.***
4 thoughts on “The Self-Esteem Affirmation.”
I absolutely love these affirmations! Think about how you will renew your mind by reading and meditating on these daily. The affirmations also reminds you of who you are in Christ and how much God loves us! Thank you!
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