Affirm your new identity
AFFIRM YOUR NEW IDENTITY!
Begin to see yourself as God sees you?
Read these fifteen key I AM affirmations you can use to help yourself overcome your painful past. Do you believe you can change? Do you want to change? Many hurting people face a basic problem.
A WOUNDED IDENTITY.
Look at yourself honestly in light of everything that has been dug up through this first phase of the course. Now ask yourself this question: can you complete these 15 simple affirmations and believe that they are true for you? Even if you don’t feel as though these are true yet, speak them so that your own soul can hear these affirmations. Repeat the affirmations several times and notice the different inflections of your voice as you little by little begin to believe truth.
Because of Jesus love for me, I will say: I am…..
1. A child of the Living God (Romans 8:16)
2. Redeemed from the hand of the enemy (Psalm 107:2)
3. Completely forgiven of all sin (Col. 1:13-14)
4. Saved by grace through faith (Eph.2:8)
5. Justified by Jesus’ blood (Romans 5:1)
6. Sanctified and made right with God (I Cor.5:17)
7. A new creature in Christ (II Cor. 5:17)
8. A partaker of His divine nature (II Peter 1:4)
9. Redeemed from the powers of darkness (Col. 1:13)
10. Led by the Spirit of God (Romans 8:14)
11. Able to do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (Phil. 4:13)
12. An inheritor of eternal life (I John 5:11-12)
13. Able to cast down vain imaginations (II Cor. 10:4-5)
14. Able to bring every thought captive to the obedience of Christ
(II Cor. 10:5)
15. Healed by His stripes (I Peter 2:24)
Listen to this song. Affirm along with the verses that you have been captivated by the LORD:
(*Source: Captivated – Citipointe)
If you have a problem believing these statements, it may be possible it is because you have just dug up a lot of stuff from the past and you feel angry or hopeless. But the good news is that these truths will take root in your life one by one as we move through the next phase of this course. As you look at the problems evident in your life, you may either feel hopeless or helpless to change. This is why these things are called ” life-dominating” problems or issues. The good news is you can change, even if you don’t believe it right now.
NEXT: Who Does God Want Me to Be? Who am I?