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Words are powerful! The whole universe was spoken into existence by God. Isn't that awesome to think about? Our words have to power to build up or hurt both ourselves and others. Below are some positive affirmations (aka. positive phrases) you can say to help you out feel better and help train your mind.
These positive christian affirmations for kids can also be said by adults. Think positive. Be positive. Trust in God and his plan.
Have you ever felt God tell you to do something? Have you ever said to yourself, "That probably isn't God. I cannot be sure, so I do not have to do it." Obeying God can sometimes be one of the hardest things to start doing, but once you start doing the things God wants you to do, it opens up a whole new world (Cue musical number here) of experiences and one of the best feelings inside your heart.
1 Corinthians says, "Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain." NIV.
You can't please God if you do not do what He tells you to do. You cannot give yourself fully to the work of the Lord if you do not do what He tells you to do. One of the biggest things that stops us from doing what He wants is fear. Yep fear.
I have learned that God just wants us to do the thing He asked. You may have someone react weirdly to you going up and asking to pray for them etc., but honestly, why is that so bad. Your spirit will get filled, God will reward you, and you will walk away a little less afraid to do what God asks you to do next time. Sometimes the person will be more than happy for you to talk with them or that you stopped to help them. People need God's love. We are here to give that to them. So be strong and stand firm. Do not let fear stop you from getting closer and closer to God's will for you and all the things He wants to bless you with. Yay.
How to overcome fear:
"You are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is he who is in you than he who is in the world" - 1 John 4:4 WEB
Jesus is so much more powerful than Satan and his demons. God can be every where at one time, but Satan can only be at one place at one time. Through Jesus we have the power to stand against Satan and his attacks. If you feel overwhelmed, just ask God for help.
What is the first thing we do when things get rough? We usually throw out every unnecessary thing that isn't directly associated with our day to day living requirements. We all too often put our dreams in that category. God places things in our hearts that He wants us to do and childhood dreams linger somewhere in there as well. I would encourage you to not give up. Tell God that you need help.. you really really need His help. He will fill you up with His Spirit to combat whatever is getting you down and making you want to give up on your dreams. Don't give up. You only have one life.