Category Archives: Self-Esteem

Is Self-Esteem in Psalm 139?

It was in the 1970s that the self-esteem movement seriously infected the U.S. culture and grew to epidemic proportions. It didn’t take long for Christians, myself included, to catch the virus and claim the need for a higher self-esteem. To … Continue reading

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He…thought of me above all?

The chorus of a popular worship song ends with these words: “He took the fall and thought of me above all.” I have liked that song, but last time I sang it I found myself asking, “Self, do I really … Continue reading

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Is Happiness a Necessity for Loving Others?

What someone said to me: “Until I am happy with myself I cannot help others.” Many hold this belief. I used to, also. Other versions include: I have to love myself before I can love others. My problem is low self-worth. … Continue reading

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