Confidence isn’t a look but an identity. Confidence comes from who we are in Christ. We can have unwavering confidence when it is built upon the right foundation.
There are many ways to build up our confidence, but how do we build up our confidence the right way?
The world teaches us to have confidence in ourselves, but God teaches us to have confidence in Him. The truth is we aren’t enough to sustain our own confidence. There will be moments when we won’t feel good enough, qualified enough, pretty enough, etc. However, when we remember who we are in Christ, we never have to doubt our confidence because He is always enough.
In Christ, we can always have confidence despite how we feel or our circumstances—this is called unwavering confidence.
The Bible constantly directs us to put our confidence in God and not in ourselves. Proverbs 3:5-6 says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.“
Psalm 62:6 reminds us that when God is our rock and fortress, we will not be shaken.
There have been many times in my own life when I doubted my capability to do an assignment. I remember not feeling good enough when God first called me to blog and speak, however, I reminded myself that if God is calling me to do this, He will equip me. It was through my own weakness that I found God’s strength to be enough.
When I had no words to say, He gave me the right words to speak.
When I didn’t feel good enough, He reminded me that I was good enough.
When I was lost, He showed me the way.
Don’t look to yourself for confidence but to God. It is through Christ that we can do all things (Phil. 4:13).
2 Corinthians 12:9 says, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” His strength will always be enough to take us where we need to be. There are many people in the Bible who didn’t feel equipped for the call, but God reminded them that He was with them.
Will you look to God for confidence and put your trust in Him?
As you look to Jesus, He will show you who you are in Him and who He has created you to be. We all were created in Christ to do good works (Eph. 2:10). Now that you know where unwavering confidence comes from, learn 5 ways to build your confidence the right way by listening to our latest Podcast “How To Have Unwavering Confidence“:
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