Am I A Failure
Are You Good Enough?
The answer to this question is actually simple, but it can feel complex and out of reach. Salvation through Jesus Christ requires that you understand and believe that He is the only way to salvation. In order for you to be saved, you must be willing to accept Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior and follow Him throughout your life (John 3:16; Acts 4:12).
Salvation is God’s gift of forgiveness for all our sins (Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 2:11-14). It involves both spiritual rebirth and baptism in water by immersion (Romans 6:1-4; Colossians 2:12). When we accept the Lord’s sacrifice on the cross at Calvary for our sins, we are forgiven by God and are declared righteous in His sight (Romans 10:9). Our commitment to God demonstrates our faith in Him so that others can also see our confidence in Him through His Son, Jesus Christ.
I often think of how much of a failure I am.
If you feel like a failure, it's tempting to beat yourself up about it. But is failure that bad? Not always. Our society paints failure as the ultimate negative outcome, something to be avoided at all costs. But that's not always true, failure is just part of life; it's how we learn and grow and become more productive people.
How can I live up to the unrealistic Standards people put on me?
We all have unrealistic standards that feel like a lot to live up to. But the truth is, it’s not just you. We all have our own set of unachievable expectations for ourselves—and for others.
But don't worry! It's not your fault or anyone else's either. It's just part of being human: we tend to forget that God created us in his image, which means we're supposed to be perfect (but we aren't). And even though we try our best to live up to these high standards, they can be overwhelming and exhausting--especially when they fall short of perfection (which is always).
But there's good news: God loves you!
Check this Quote out.
“ In dying, Christ has made it impossible for those who believe on Him to die eternally…”
Ellen White, in Lift Him Up, a devotional book published in 1988.
You are loved more than you can imagine.
I hope this blog post helped you understand that everyone is broken, but we can still be restored by God. This may seem like a simple concept, but it’s one of the most powerful messages in the Bible. I know firsthand how hard it is to believe that God loves me when I feel so unworthy of His love and grace. But if we remember this teaching regularly—and follow its simple advice—we will begin to experience transformation in our lives. I invite you to take some time today and really think about your life from God’s perspective: what does it mean for Him to love us? How does knowing His unconditional love change how we live each day
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Ryan Hodgins, pastor, coach. Married to a gorgeous wife. Father to three girls. I need this epic walk.
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