He chose us before the world was made.
Has someone written you off as a failure? Insignificant; irrelevant; useless; a lost cause? Don’t listen to them. They’re wrong.
How about you? How do you see yourself? Have you written yourself off as a failure? Insignificant; irrelevant; useless; a lost cause? Don’t listen to that accusing inner voice either. It’s wrong.
You were conceived by God before you were conceived by your mother. He chose you before he made the world. You were known in heaven before you were known on earth.
Jesus “gave up his place with God” (Phil 2:7) and came to earth because he thought you were worth dying for. Let that define how you see yourself. Since he thought that much of you, you deserve to be treated with dignity and respect by others—and by yourself.
Don’t make light of your value.
Jesus thought you were worth dying for.