Confidence. It’s what we’re going after.
But not confidence in your athletic skills. Not confidence in your gaming skills. Not confidence in your test-taking skills. Not confidence in your selfie skills.
Nope. All of those things only give you temporary confidence. What you need is a confidence that lasts.
Confidence that no matter what happens to you, no matter how hard life gets, you can be confident because God loves you, will never leave you, and has a great plan for your life. That is the kind of confidence we want because that is the kind of confidence that will change everything.
Here are some great Bible verses to remind you of these truths and boost the kind of lasting confidence we’re going for:
“Here is what I am commanding you to do. Be strong and brave. Do not be afraid. Do not lose hope. I am the Lord your God. I will be with you everywhere you go” (Joshua 1:9).
Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him (Jeremiah 17:7 NIV).
Even if an army attacks me, my heart will not be afraid. Even if war breaks out against me, I will still trust in God (Psalm 27:3).
Friends . . . the Bible is filled with verses like these! When you believe them, recite them, and memorize them, your confidence will SOAR!
I want you to think of something that YOU ARE NOT GOOD AT.
It could be pushups.
It could be dribbling a basketball.
It could be writing.
It could be anything.
Now. I want you to go and DO THE THING YOU ARE NOT GOOD AT for 10 minutes.
That’s right. 10 minutes.
When you’re done, I want you to read those verses above OUT LOUD twice. Then, ask God to give you a little boost of confidence, and try the activity again for five minutes.
I want you to FEEL what it feels like to not have confidence in something and then to ask God to be your confidence. I promise you will feel it.
So, go ahead. Quit reading this and go be confident enough to be bad at something! No hesitating. No pausing. JUST GO FOR IT! PRESS PLAY!
When you’re done, write down how you felt the second time you did it.
I want you to pray this prayer. So, read it out loud . . . with confidence!
Dear God, I’m slowly realizing that my confidence is built on Your strength and not mine. Will You show me different ways that I can be confident in You? Will You put me in situations that show me that You can use me no matter what? I love You and I ask these things in Jesus’s name . . . AMEN!
About this Plan
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