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As God’s Image Bearer, How Do I Overcome My Negative Self-Image And Feelings Of Worthlessness?

Emerson discusses the significance of being created in the image of God, emphasizing our intrinsic worth and potential as image bearers. He reflects on scriptures that underscore our unique qualities as eternal beings and the importance of embracing God's view of our worth, despite struggles with self-image.

Questions to Consider

  1. How does the concept of being made in the image of God impact your understanding of your worth and identity? How can you shift your focus from external standards to embracing the truth of who God says you are?
  2. The article suggests that allowing God to use us as His image bearers can help overcome negative self-image and feelings of worthlessness. What steps can you take to serve others and use your unique gifts to make a positive impact? How might this contribute to a healthier self-perception?
  3. Consider the example of serving others as a way to improve self-worth, as demonstrated with the author's daughter, Joy. How can reaching out to those less fortunate or experiencing challenges help reshape your perspective on your own value and purpose? How does recognizing God's love for your inner self influence your interactions with others?