Encouragement Nugget - Approved by God!
Chosen by God!
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew [and] approved of you [as My chosen instrument], and before you were born I separated and set you apart, consecrating you.” (Jeremiah 1:5 AMPC)
“And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good (suitable, pleasant) and He approved it completely. And there was evening and there was morning, a sixth day.” (Genesis 1:31 AMPC)
We have been validated and approved by God. People cannot disqualify us. We don’t have to gain the approval, validation, or acceptance to walk in our God given purpose. Man’s ways are not God’s ways and we must remember that when determining who we are and walking in what we have been called to do.
“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, says the Lord.” (Isaiah 55:8 AMPC)
Our loving Abba Father paid a dear price to make us His for all eternity. Rest in the assurance of His approval and acceptance.
“For our sake He made Christ [virtually] to be sin Who knew no sin, so that in and through Him we might become [endued with, viewed as being in, and examples of] the righteousness of God [what we ought to be, approved and acceptable and in right relationship with Him, by His goodness].” (II Corinthians 5:21 AMPC)
Heaven is cheering for us! We have a great cloud of witnesses watching us, rooting for us! Let God's approval, and validation, be enough. It's the only thing that will last for all eternity. Focus on Him!
“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith.” (Hebrews 12:1-2a NLT)
Be Encouraged! ❤
Leisa Wilkins Ministries
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