EP 16 Who Does God Say That I Am? What Does God Say About Me? Seeing Yourself in Scriptures- True Identity in Christ Jesus. Alignment with the Truth in Scripture for Busy Moms


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EP 16 Who does God Say that I am- What does God Say About You- Seeing Yourself in Scripture- True Identity in Christ Jesus

I think it's important to, if you're not used to using the words in the Bible, the truth in the Bible of who God says that you are, then this could actually change your life. So I'm just going to start off by going through some of the words that I wrote down. And I read to myself every single morning for almost a year so that I could remind myself of the truth so that my mind would be transformed and be perseverating on the truth versus the lies.

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Welcome back, sisters, to this episode, 16 of Wholly Made Life. So I'm going to go over a continuation of our spiritual piece of our pie. I really wanted to talk through something I talked about in the last episode, episode 15, about our spiritual piece of the pie and where I referenced, focusing on who God says that I am. And I wanted to go through some of these things, because I think it's important to, if you're not used to using the words in the Bible, the truth in the Bible of who God says that you are, then this could actually change your life. So I'm just going to start off by going through some of the words that I wrote down. And I read to myself every single morning for almost a year so that I could remind myself of the truth so that my mind would be transformed and be perseverating on the truth versus the lies.

And this made up stories that we tell ourselves. So who does God say that you are? What does God say about you? And how can you see yourself as God sees you in the scriptures? What is your true identity in Christ? Jesus? So here's some of the things. Here's what I want you to say to yourself. I am loved. I am worthy. I am purposed. I am his, I belong. I am called. I am chosen. I am royalty. I am an heir. I am accepted. I am adopted. I am fearfully and wonderfully made. I am created in his image. I am redeemed. I am restored and renewed and refined. I am saved. I am forgiven. I am transformed. I am valuable. I am spirit filled. I am powerful. I am mighty. I am strengthened. I am able, I am free. I am sealed and delivered.

I am faithful. I am a friend of Jesus. I am full of peace. I am lavished by grace, a child of light. I am Holy and righteous. I'm a Saint, a steward, a servant and a soldier. I'm a witness and a worker. I am victorious. I'm a citizen of heaven. I'm no longer a slave to sin. I'm an ambassador for Jesus. I'm set apart and sanctified. I'm a special possession. I'm made new. I'm anointed. I'm triumphed. I'm joined with the Lord. I'm one with him in spirit. I am blameless before God. I am God's workmanship. I am blessed and favored. I'm covered protected. I am safe on salt of the earth, light of the world. I'm completely forgiven. I'm a temple of the Holy spirit. I am bold, courageous, confident I am above and not beneath the head and not the tail. I am more than a conqueror and an overcomer.

I'm justified by grace. I'm a quit. I'm rescued. I'm complete. I am whole, I am healed. I am far from oppression. I will not live in fear. Belonged to him. I'm intricately woven. I am seated in high places. I'm raised up with Christ. I'm made alive in Christ. I've given access to the father. I'm a member of the body. I'm a member of God's household. I am given hope. I am given faith. I am given peace. I am given mercy. Okay. So I don't know about you, but if I read these things to myself every single day, and I'm reminded of all of those things, I don't know how you can't walk with your head up and shoulders back and chest out and walk powerfully. And in the authority and dominion that he has given us. Those are powerful things that God says about that about us.

And Ephesians is one of the best places to go to read through what God says about you. Uh, in Ephesians four, he says things like I can mature spiritually. I can be certain of God's truth. I can have a new attitude and a new lifestyle in Ephesians five and six. He says things like, I can honor God through my marriage. I can parent my child with composure. I have God's power. I can stand firm in the face of evil. Okay. So I, again, just wanting to give you some of these things that I wrote down and you don't have to write down all of these things, but certainly I don't know about you, but before your feet hit the floor in the mornings, if you read through all of these things out loud, number one, what you profess with your mouth is real and it's powerful.

And also why not just shake up the devil and let the devil know, Hey, I'm getting ready to get up. And my feet hit the floor and I am God's warrior. Okay. I'm God's woman of God. And I am all those things that I just shouted out loud. Here's another couple of things. So there's a lot of places in the new Testament, Ephesians Romans, uh, John, and first John Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians Colassians Timothy Corinthians. I think I said that first and second Corinthians, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Those are all, some great places to find yourself in how God sees you and how it is confirmed by the truth of scripture. Some other places in the old Testament are going to be Proverbs, Proverbs 31. I think all of you guys probably know that Proverbs 31 is related to, you know, you've heard about the Proverbs 31 woman.

So I'm just going to read a little bit of the Proverbs 31 women, because this kind of also speaks to eludes to who it is that God says that you are so a good, woman's hard to find and worth far more than diamonds. Her husband trusts her without reserve and never has a reason to regret it. Never spiteful. She treats him generally all her life long. She shops around for the best yarns and cottons and enjoys knitting and sewing. She's like a trading ship that sails to far away places and brings back exotic surprises. She's up before Dawn preparing breakfast for her family and organizing her day. She looks over a field and buys it. Then with the money she's put aside, she plants a garden. First thing in the morning, she dresses for work, rolls up her sleeves, eager to get started. She senses the worth of her work and is in no hurry to call it quits for the day.

She's skilled in the craft and of home and heart diligent and homemaking. She's quick to assist anyone in need. She reaches out to help the poor. She doesn't worry about our family. When it snows though, their winter clothes are all mended and ready to wear. She makes her own clothing and dresses and clubs, colorful, linens, and selves. Her husband's greatly respected it. And when he deliberates with the city fathers, she designs gallons and sells and bring sweaters. She nits to the dress. Shop. Her clothes are well-made and elegant. She's always faces tomorrow with a smile. When she speaks, she has something worthwhile to say, and she always says it kindly. She keeps an eye on everyone in our household and keeps them all busy and productive. Her children respect and bless her. Her, her, her husband joins in with words of praise. Many women have done wonderful things, but you have outclassed them.

All charm can mislead. And beauty soon fades the woman to be admired. And praise is the woman who lives in the fear of God. So she's, God-fearing give her everything she deserves. And I Dorn her life with praises. So I think that some of us are overwhelmed sometimes when we read this about, Oh my goodness, this was like an amazing woman. And certainly she is, but we are the Proverbs 31 women. We are this woman and it doesn't mean we have to be perfect and do all these things, but we are blessed. We are admired. We are respected. We are treating people with kindness. You know, we are going to work, whether it's in our homestead where we're the CEO of our own home, or we are, have a career that we are bringing home, the bread, the bacon giving part of the finances. Maybe some of us own some of our own businesses.

Maybe some of us own some of our side, a side hustle. So we're doing these things and these things point to some of those declarations that I just went through. Uh, another place to look is Psalms one Oh three so quickly. I want to read through this one. And these are all messaged, translations. All my soul. Bless God from head to toe. All bless his Holy name. All my soul. Bless God. So don't forget a single blessing. He forgives your sins. You're forgiven. He heals your diseases. Every one you're healed. He redeemed you from hell. He saves your life. You're redeemed and saved. He crowns you with love and mercy. Aperitifs crown. You are royalty. He wraps you in goodness, beauty, eternal. He renews your youth. You are renewed. You're always young in his presence. God makes everything come out, right? He puts the victims back on their feet.

You're victorious. He showed Moses how he went about his work, opened up his plans to all Israel. You have wisdom and discernment. God is sheer mercy and grace not easily angered. He's rich in love. He, you are loved. He doesn't endlessly, nag and schooled or nor hold grudges forever. He doesn't treat us as our sins deserve nor pay us back in full of our wrongs. As high as heaven is over earth. So strong. It's his love to those who fear him. We're God-fearing and we're strengthened by him. And as far as sunrises from sunset, he has separated us from our sin. As parents feel for their children. God feels for those who fear him. He knows us inside and out for. He knows the plans that he has for us. That's in Jeremiah 29 11. He keeps us in mind that we're made of mud.

He created us in his image by his own hints. Men and women don't live very long, like wild flowers. They spring up in blossom, but a storm snuff them out just as quickly leaving nothing to show. They were here. We are destined for higher places where we're seated in high places. God's love though is ever an always eternally present to all who fear him, making everything right for them and their children. As they follow his covenant ways and remember to do whatever he said, God has set, had set his throne in heaven. We are seated in high places. He rules over all of us, the Lord, God omnipotent reigns. And we are adopted by him. We are in air to his kingdom. He's the King. So bless God. You angels ready and able to fly at his bid and quick to hear and do what he says.

Bless God. All you armies of angels alert to respond to whatever he will bless God, all creatures, wherever you are, everything. And everyone made by God and you. Oh my soul. Bless God. That was Psalms one Oh three with my interjections of some of these declarations that we just read. Okay. And then finally, what I want to point out is Psalms 91. This one has kind of helped me set fast through the whole COVID situation. When I was trying to keep my hospital safe and I'm making decisions that impacted patients and staff. So Psalms 91, you who sit down and the God in high God's presence spend the night and it should eyes shadow. Say this God, you're my refuge. He's our safe place I trust in you. And I'm safe. That's right. He rescues you from hidden traps. We are rescued shields. You from deadly hazards.

We are covered in protected his huge outstretched arms protect you under them. You're perfectly safe. His arms bent off all harm, fear, nothing not while Wilson, the night not flying arrows in the day. Not disease that prowess of the darkness, not disaster that erupts at high noon, even though other succumb all around drop like flies, right? And left, no harm will even graze you. You are more than a conqueror. You'll stand untouched. Watch it all from a distance. Watch the wicked turn into corpses. Yes, because God's your refuge. The high God, your very own home evil can not get close to you. Harm can not get through that door. He ordered his angels to guard you wherever you go. If you stumble, they'll catch you. Their job is to keep you from falling. You'll walk unharmed among lions and snakes and kick young lions and serpents from the pack.

If you'll hold onto me for dear life says, God, I'll get you out of any trouble. I'll give you the best of care. If you'll only get to know and trust me, call me and I'll answer be at your side at that in bad times, I'll rescue you. Then throw you a party. I'll give you a long life. I'll give you a long drink of salvation. So that Psalms 91 also is another way that it confirms all of these declarations that are in the new Testament about who God says we are. And if we're created in God's image, then everything that you know about God should be a new revelation about yourself. How deep is that? Think about that. If we're made in God's perfect image, then every new revelation we have about God, our father should be a new revelation about who we are.

We're made in his image sisters. So if we're made in his image, then every revelation I have about him is about me. It's about you. So I want you to be encouraged today. I want you, if you have not done this exercise, I plead with you. I challenge you to write down the declarations about the I AMS that God says about you. And if you need to start in place, start in Ephesians, write down those declarations that God says about you and read them out loud before your feet hit the floor every single day, just do it for the next 30 days. And then I dare you to come back to me and say that you don't feel more empowered. You don't feel more strengthened. You don't feel more, uh, than a conqueror. So sisters, I always say, encourage you to go read the word in whatever translation it is that you read from, uh, in John, one, one, it says in the beginning was the word and the word was with God.

And the word was God. So that's why, when I'm referring to Ephesians, for example, I know that Paul wrote the letter to Ephesians and the words are from Paul, but I read from scripture. And so when I look at the word, the truth, uh, that's from God in the Bible. When I'm saying in general, what God says about me, it's because I find it in scripture. And I believe that in the beginning was the word and the word was with God. And the word was God. So, um, but I always encourage you to just follow up and read and find yourself in the scripture, in whatever translation you want to use. I read several different translations just because different translations say things in different ways. So just wanting to clarify that and encourage you to find yourself in scripture, whatever translation you want to read, do it.

And again, I can't wait to hear some of the feedback from you guys. Once you guys have done this, make sure that you guys head over to my Facebook group, a wholly made life. You can find it on Facebook and just join the group and tell us what you found about yourself. Talk about this exercise. And let's walk through this thing together, because I know that if we read these declarations about what we find about ourselves in scripture, and we read these things out loud and we walk with the knowledge of who we are and who God is calling us to be that we will come out stronger for it. Our families will be blessed for it. The people in our circles will be blessed for it. You sister will be blessed for it. All right. So I will see you in the next episode and I hope to see you in the Facebook group as well. All right. See you soon. Okay.

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