If you don’t believe in yourself, believe that God can make you great.

Colossians 1:23 But you must continue to believe this truth and stand firmly in it. Don’t drift away from the assurance you received when you heard the Good News. The Good News has been preached all over the world, and I, Paul, have been appointed as God’s servant to proclaim it.

Meditate on the good things about your life. You are better than your current circumstances and your background.

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Why are you here on earth, find your purpose.

Whenever God want to achieve something here on earth, he create a person to fulfill the role. The place and time of your birth is known by Him. Things we go through are just preparation for the task ahead. Acts 17:26 From one man he created all the nations throughout the whole earth. He decided beforehand when they should rise and fall, and he determined their boundaries.

The creation of men is like the completion of a puzzle. God created everything and at the last point He created us. When God create you, he already had a purpose, don’t move yourself out of the plan. After God created everything, he realized he needed somebody to work the ground and to take care of all that He created. Genesis 2:4-8 [4] This is the account of the creation of the heavens and the earth. When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens, [5] neither wild plants nor grains were growing on the earth. For the LORD God had not yet sent rain to water the earth, and there were no people to cultivate the soil. [6] Instead, springs came up from the ground and watered all the land. [7] Then the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person. [8] Then the LORD God planted a garden in Eden in the east, and there he placed the man he had made.

God placed Adam at the garden but he wondered out of the plan of God. If you focus on what you are not, you’ll move out of God’s plan, purpose and will.

Moses was born during a difficult time for the parents but he received grace and his life was saved. As he grew up he moved himself out of the plan by running away after killing an Egyptian. God made him to go back to the place of purpose. His birth and reason he ended up in Pharaoh’s house looked like it was his lucky day but there was a purpose from God for him to deliver the people out of Egypt. Exodus 3:7 Then the LORD told him, “I have certainly seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their cries of distress because of their harsh slave drivers. Yes, I am aware of their suffering.

Sometimes running away from your purpose can put others in danger. Your purpose helps you know what not to do. Jonah 1:8-9 [8] “Why has this awful storm come down on us?” they demanded. “Who are you? What is your line of work? What country are you from? What is your nationality?” [9] Jonah answered, “I am a Hebrew, and I worship the LORD, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the land.”

People want to be seen and don’t understand that you can make an impact silently.

Relationships are destroyed because people want to be prominent. John did not ask why Peter used singularity while they were sent together. Acts 3:6 But Peter said, “I don’t have any silver or gold for you. But I’ll give you what I have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!”. If you don’t know what you are good at, you will be jealous.

God’s purpose is bigger than your current situation.

Exodus 4:10 But Moses pleaded with the LORD, “O Lord, I’m not very good with words. I never have been, and I’m not now, even though you have spoken to me. I get tongue-tied, and my words get tangled.”

When God select you, He does not change you, He continues to use what is there and make it suit His purpose.

Exodus 4:17 And take your shepherd’s staff with you, and use it to perform the miraculous signs I have shown you.”

The genes from both your parents is what was required for you to be formed.

Jeremiah 1:5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations."
How you came into this world might cause distress but to God it was not a surprise. Jeremiah 33:15 'In those days and at that time I will cause to grow up to David A Branch of righteousness; He shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.

Focus on the purpose that you were brought here for. There is a lot to leave for.

Know your purpose and make decisions that are in line with it.

Matthew 26:24 The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.”

When you know your purpose there are things that you know you can do but can’t because of your purpose. When you make decisions that are line with your purpose, those decisions might make you unpopular because people are used to complying to a group behavior. Those whose who have money give thought in their giving and those without money just give away money because they feel good about it. What we love might not be for us.
When you serve a master, it’s not that you are doing better than others to be recognized, you are just available to be used. Joshua did everything that the other people with Moses were doing, but there was something extra that the he did in his own capacity because he knew he was not the same as the others. Exodus 33:11 So the LORD spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. And he would return to the camp, but his servant Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, did not depart from the tabernacle.

Knowing your purpose helps helps you decide between good and godly. Even though Jesus knew that Judas will betray Him, he kept him close because He understood His purpose here on earth. Knowing his purpose made Him think right and sometimes his decisions were not popular. Matthew 16:21-22 From that time Jesus began to show to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day. Then Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying, “Far be it from You, Lord; this shall not happen to You!”

When you have a purpose in life, you become grounded.

Philippians 2:5-8 You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. Though he was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When he appeared in human form, he humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross.