Encouragement when you are down

1. Who do you look to when you are down ?
2. Where do you look when you are down ?

God wants us to look to him and find out what he says from his word (this is so much better any well meaning encouragement from anyone else can be)

I am a Child of God (Rom.8,16)

Ro:8:16: The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:

Saved by Grace through Faith (Eph. 2:8)

Eph:2:8: For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Redeemed from the Hand of the Foe (Ps. 107:2)

Psalms:107:2: Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;

An Heir of Eternal Life (1 Jn 5:11-12)

1Jo:5:11: And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
1Jo:5:12: He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.

Forgiven (Eph. 1:7)

Eph:1:7: In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

Led by the Spirit of God (Rom. 8:14)

Ro:8:14: For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

A New Creature (2 Cor. 5:17)

2Co:5:17: Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Redeemed from the Curse of the Law (Gal. 3:13)

Ga:3:13: Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:

Kept in Safety Wherever I Go (Is. 46:4)

Isa:46:4: And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.

Strong in the Lord and His Mighty Power (Eph. 6:10),

Eph:6:10: Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

Living by Faith and Not by Sight (2 Cor. 5:7)

2Co:5:7: (For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

Rescued from the Dominion of Darkness (Col. 1:13)

Col:1:13: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

Justified (Rom. 5:1)

Ro:5:1: Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

An Heir of God and Co-heir with Christ (Rom. 8:17)

Ro:8:17: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

Blessed with Every Spiritual Blessing (Eph. 1:3)

Eph:1:3: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

An Overcomer by the Blood of the Lamb and the Word of My Testimony (Rev. 12:11)

Re:12:11: And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

The Light of the World (Mt. 5:14)

M't:5:14: Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

An Imitator of God (Eph. 5:1)

Eph:5:1: Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

Healed by His Wounds (1 Peter 2:24)

1Pe:2:24: Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.

Being Transformed by the Renewing of My Mind (Rom. 12:2)

Ro:12:2: And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Heir to the Blessings of Abraham (Gal. 3:14)

Ga:3:14: That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Doing All Things through Christ who Gives me Strength (Phil. 4:13)

Ph'p:4:13: I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

More than a Conqueror (Rom.8:37).

Ro:8:37: Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.


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