Confident child of God (Ephesians 3:12)
This is something I've struggled with off and on through my entire life so far. I'm sure to some extent I always will. But it's time to make my struggle with confidence a rare and unusual occurrence.
Why? Because GOD wants me to be confident - to believe in myself, because He made me to succeed and be the best me I can be.
He doesn't want me to second guess (or third guess) myself every time I go to do something. He wants me to pray and take all things to Him, of course. But if He has put something in my heart and given me the ability and talent to do it, then I shouldn't keep being afraid that it won't work out. I should step out in faith and confidence that He will work it all out for my good and the good of others.
So that's my next step in this Bible study - to give all of the worry and anxiety to God and just go ahead and do the things He leads me to do. This goes for fitness and health issues...plus everything else I need to accomplish in life.
Doing this will lead me to the next step - victorious child of God. (Romans 8:37). Confidence leads to victory, and victories lead to more confidence...and so on. It's a really good cycle to be on, and it starts NOW.
So here's to being a CONFIDENT and VICTORIOUS child of God!