Identity in Christ

Our Identity in Christ and What the Bible Tells About Us.

Forgiving Yourself: 3 Reasons We Don’t Accept Forgiveness

forgiving yourself

Forgiving yourself sounds simple but sometimes forgiving yourself is harder than forgiving others.   Are you struggling to move forward from a past that you regret? Do you constantly think about your past and the mistakes you made? Have you prayed multiple times for the forgiveness of past sins?   Wearing the label of Unforgiven can take on many forms. If you can answer yes to the above questions, then it is possible you consider yourself unworthy of forgiveness. Identifying yourself with that feeling can make forgiving yourself impossible. The …

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Unforgiven: Taking the “Un” off the Label

Unforgiven

Unforgiven is a label many Christian women wear and shouldn’t. The past few blog posts focused on the first label, the FAILURE label, we identified in our TRUE IDENTITY: 10 Labels Women Wear & Shouldn’t blog series . Today, we turn our attention to Label #2 UNFORGIVEN . I wore the Unforgiven label way too long. (more…)

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Feeling Like A Failure

Feeling Like A Failure

Feeling like a failure is not uncommon for women. I have been in women’s ministry for the past 14 years. I have heard from women in all shapes and sizes. I have talked to women financially well off and struggling to make ends meet. Some were single and some married; some parents, grandparents, and not parents. I rarely have had in-depth conversations that feeling like a failure in some area of life doesn’t come up. I remember a number of years ago sitting in a car repair shop and overhearing …

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Failure & A Thirsty Woman With A Messy Life

Failure

Failure = Lack of success; falling short of a set goal John 4:4-29 is the story of a thirsty woman with a messy life. She was married 5 times and each marriage ended in failure. I have always thought of the woman in John 4 as my kindred spirit. If there is any woman in Scripture whom I best identified with when I came to Christ, it is this woman. She faced divorce repeatedly. She had a bad reputation. She had failed enough that wearing a failure label was as …

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“I am a Failure” Label

I am a Failure

I am a failure. Many women wear this belief as a failure label every where they go and in everything they do. If you haven’t read Mom’s previous blog post, Divorced: Wearing the Failure Label, please go back and read it. She tells about her divorces and how they led her to wear a failure label for a long time. Then come back and read this blog. Divorce is a subject is taboo in the church. I can’t remember the last time I heard a sermon on divorce and how to overcome and move …

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Identity Theft: True Identity Blog Series

Identity Theft

Identity theft is a big deal today. People steal other people’s personal and financial information. They assume the other person’s identity. Then they make purchases using the other person’s information. This is identity theft. It has happened to me. In the world we live in today, it is highly probable identity theft will happen to you at some point, if it hasn’t already. (more…)

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