Sometimes it is easy to feel unloved when life is normal; but during a worldwide pandemic with large gatherings and southern hugs now a thing of the past, one’s thoughts can play tricks. Be warned, my friends. It is easy to become self-absorbed when you are only seeing self. It is common to hear Satan’s lies. Therefore, it is important to focus on God’s truth especially when in isolation.
So, how does a gal fight the lies? What do I do if I feel unloved, overlooked, and isolated?
You fight the lies with the truth. Life is a battle and we are in spiritual warfare. Here is the ammunition needed to overcome.
Lie: I am unloved. Truth: I am Loved by God – Always. There is no exception. You cannot do anything or say anything that places you in the unloved box. God loves you. Period. You were loved yesterday. You are loved today. You will be loved tomorrow. You are loved by God, always. Live loved. John 15:13 (ESV)
Lie: I am a nobody. Truth: I am a Daughter of the God of the Universe. Live in it. Own it. It is your weapon. As a believer, you are a daughter of the King of Kings. 1 John 3:1 (ESV) and 2 Corinthians 6:18 (ESV)
Lie: I have nothing. I will have no wealth or riches to speak of. Truth: I am an heir of God. I have more than I need. Galatians 4:7
Lie: I am over-looked. I am always left out. Truth: I have been handpicked by God. I have been chosen. I am a royal priesthood. 1 Peter 2:9
Lie: I am never going to change. Truth: I am a new creature. The old is gone, and everything is made new in Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:17
Lie: I am lacking. Truth: I am complete in Christ. I have everything needed to accomplish His will in my life. Colossians 2:9-10
Lie: Nothing is secure. Truth: Heaven is secure. I have complete security forever and ever. This is not my home. John 10:28-29
Lie: I am full of blame. Truth: I am blameless because of Christ in me. I am forgiven and free. Ephesians 1:4 (ESV)
Lie: I am worthless. Truth: I am God’s special possession. 1 Peter 2:9
Lie: I have no friends. Truth: God is my friend, and I am a friend of God. John 15:14
Lie: I am helpless to obey God. Truth: I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 ESV)
Lie: I am rejected. No one wants me. Truth: I am accepted. I am welcome in the family of God. Romans 15:7
Lie: I am not enough. I am lacking and undone. Truth: I am God’s work of art. I am His workmanship. He has created me for great things! Ephesians 2:10
Friends, fight the lies with truth. The truth is you are loved by God. You are a daughter of the God of the Universe. You are an heir. You have been handpicked by God. You are a new creature. You have been created with everything needed to step into your God-given tasks. You are blameless. Your future is secure. You are a special possession. You are a friend of God. You can do all things through Christ, You are accepted. You are God’s work of art. You have been created for great things.
Live loved. Live large. Today is a good day for a good day.