Great blog post from Pastor Mike
Wouldn’t you like the freedom just to be accepted as you are, without having to put on airs and without pressure to be someone you aren’t?
God accepts you as you are. The devil wants to steal self-confidence from you. He tries to make you “feel” that you don’t “measure up” in one way or another. Thank God that we are “measured” by His standards, and not the worlds!
|The opinion you have of yourself affects all your relationships—with God and other people. Many times people can’t keep good friendships because they don’t even like themselves—so why should anyone else!
You can keep striving to make things better in your life by your “good works”. Many people depend on their “good works” to outweigh their “bad works”, and thereby make it into heaven when the time comes.
But God says our “works” will not earn us anything. It is by…
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