1. Nobody loves me.
I am loved.
John 13:1; 14:21; 15:13;
Rom. 5:8; 8:35-39;
1 John 4:10, 16; 3:1;
2. Why doesn’t anything good ever happen to me?
All things work together for good.
3. I’m good for nothing.
I am highly valued by the highest being in the universe – God.
1 Cor. 7:23; 6:20;
1 Pet. 1:18-19
I am viewed as pure by God, a new creation.
Jer. 31:34; Psa 103:12;
Eph. 4:24; Heb. 8:12
4. Why couldn’t I be … (better looking, more athletic, taller, shorter, skinnier, smarter, etc.)?
I was personally designed by God. This includes my physical characteristics, my parentage, and my circumstances.
Psa. 139:13-16; 119:73
5. He/she made me angry (any feeling that is admittedly wrong).
Each of us is responsible for our own responses.
6. I don’t have any skills (abilities to contribute to my world).
To each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.
1 Cor. 12:7, 16, 22, 23
7. I’m a loser, a failure.
I am a conqueror.
I have the power for all things I must do.
Remember, the heart is deceitful and desperately wicked (Jer 17:9). Feelings can be useful, but it's far better to trust God's Word.