There are several reasons why someone’s self-esteem may suffer. A few common causes include negative confessions made into a person’s life, scathing criticisms, and rejection. Despite the reasons, God is the ultimate judge (1 Corinthians 4:4-5). His opinion of us is more important than any social criticism we receive. Rejection hurts and can be a rather unpleasant experience (John 15:18), […]
Plant The Seed Ministries Contributor
Let us enter God’s presence with boldness and confidence so that, in our time of need, He will be compassionate towards us and give us grace (read Hebrews 4:16).
Suffering can occur in many forms. A few examples of situations causing distress include facing adversity and poor health. During these times, we must continue to pray. As we decide not to give up on prayer during hardship and be constant in prayer (1 Thessalonians 5:17), we will witness the power of God. Is anyone […]
Lord, I pray that I will hear your voice as you speak to me. Let my ears be attuned to recognize your powerful voice, listen to your guidance, and follow you. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen. KEY SCRIPTURES – JOHN 10:27, 1 SAMUEL 3:9
Doubt is a significant hindrance to the believer’s faith. If we doubt, we will waver, and a double-minded person cannot obtain anything from God (James 1:7). Doubt can lead to unanswered prayers, which makes it a serious issue that we need to overcome. We can stop distrusting God by spending time in his presence and […]
Waiting to receive encouragement is unproductive. We may be alone in turmoil when we need that boost of motivation. Therefore, we must encourage ourselves in the Lord (1 Samuel 30:6). Recollecting the victories and good things God has done is fruitful thinking. It will bring the hope and encouragement we need to progress.