More than Enough

Author: Savannah Coleman — Host: Andrew StevensPosted on: November 9, 2020

Unlocked: Daily Devotions for Teens
More than Enough

You didn’t make the team. That singing part you were trying out for? The girl who always gets the main part got it again. No one invited you to that party. Your parents are disappointed with your grades yet again. Life is full of pressure to perform and be “enough.” And, as much as you try to drown out the voice that whispers, “You are not enough,” it still seeps through at times. As Christians, how do we combat this voice that lies to us? We go to the truth—the Word of God. What does God say about our worth? He says we are His “chosen people” (1 Peter 2:9). He “chose us before the creation of the world” (Ephesians 1:4). The same God who intricately knit us together in our mother’s womb still knows the number of hairs on our heads (Psalm 139:13; Matthew 10:29-31). Since we have put our trust in Jesus Christ, we are “children of God” (John 1:12; 1 John 3:1). We were created in “the image of God,” and we are being “conformed to the image of his Son” (Genesis 1:27; Romans 8:29). We are more than enough because we are God’s creations; we are His treasures. In Christ, we don’t need to perform because we are loved and saved by Him, secure by the Holy Spirit dwelling in us (Romans 8:9-11, 38-39; Ephesians 2:8-10). So, when that voice whispers, “You’re just not enough,” shout back, “In Christ, I’m MORE than enough!” • Savannah Coleman • When doubts about your worth fill your mind, where do you turn? Do you dwell on these thoughts until you feel like you are drowning in self-pity? Do you sweep them under the rug and use a distraction so you don’t have to face your thoughts? Turn to Jesus. He alone can uncover the lies and reveal where your true worth is found. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. 1 Peter 2:10 (NIV)

Read Verses:

Ephesians 1:1-14; 1 Peter 2:4-10