I confess that I can be a perfectionist, which results in striving and anxiety.
God loves me, and any change in me is the result of His Spirit working in me.
I found this prayer today: simple and true!
I hope it helps you too.
If you don’t know Jesus as your Lord and Saviour, please see this post.
Lord, I renounce the lie that my self worth is dependent upon my ability to perform.
I announce the truth that my identity and sense of worth is found in who I am as Your child.
I renounce seeking the approval and acceptance of other people, and I choose to believe that I am already approved and accepted in Christ because of His death and resurrection for me.
I choose to believe the truth that I have been saved, not by deeds or works done in righteousness, but according to your mercy.
I choose to believe that I am no longer under the curse of the law because Christ became a curse for me.
I receive the free gift of life in Christ and choose to abide in Him.
I renounce striving for perfection by living under the law.
By Your grace, Heavenly Father, I choose from this day forward…
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