Denzel Washington and My Self-Esteem Bucket
I watched an interview with two-time Academy Award Winner Denzel Washington today. His new motion picture (he directed and acted), coming to the theaters on Christmas Day, is referred to as The Wonderful Debaters . The tale follows a black southern discussion group for the duration of the Wonderful Despair as they pursue the issues of debating the white teams. Denzel understands just who he is!
He told how he commences and finishes his working day with prayer, inquiring for advice, protection, and even much more “thank You's”. He talked about how everyone has his minor bucket of self-esteem and all day extended folks are tipping his bucket, making an attempt to vacant it out. He stated he has to refill that bucket, often quite a few instances a day, and the only way to refill it is to preserve his interior peace. How does he refill it? Denzel operates to the Lord for His refills. His mother constantly informed him, “Male offers the AWARD, God presents the REWARD.”
He trapped me as a incredibly humble person in spite of his large accomplishments and awards. His feedback also brought up a issue inside of me. Do I know who I am? If I do, how do I know? And wherever do I operate to fill up my own bucket of self-esteem? Right here's my refill station and what I know about myself.
I am God's little one (John 1:12)
I am Christ's close friend (John 15:15)
I am united with the Lord (1 Cor. 6:17)
I am bought with a price (1 Cor. 6: 19-20)
I am a saint (established aside for God). (Eph. 1: 1)
I am a personal witness of Christ. (Acts 1: 8)
I am the salt & light of the earth (Matt. 5: 13-14)
I am a member of the entire body of Christ (1 Cor 12:27)
I am free permanently from condemnation (Rom. 8: 1-2)
I am a citizen of Heaven. I am important (Phil.3: 20)
I am free from any charge versus me (Rom. 8:31 -34)
I am a minister of reconciliation for God (2 Cor.5: 17-21)
I have obtain to God by means of the Holy Spirit (Eph. 2:18)
I am imprisoned with Christ in the heavenly realms (Eph. 2: 6)
I can not be divided from the appreciate of God (Rom.8: 35-39)
I am set up, anointed, sealed by God (2 Cor.1: 21-22)
I am confident all factors get the job done together for great (Rom. 8:28)
I have been selected and appointed to bear fruit (John 15:16)
I may possibly strategy God with independence and confidence (Eph. 3: 12)
I can do all points as a result of Christ who strengthens me (Phil. 4:13)
I am the branch of the accurate vine, a channel of His daily life (John 15: 1-5)
I am God's temple (1 Cor. 3:16).
I am entire in Christ (Col. 2: 10)
I am hidden with Christ in God (Col. 3: 3).
I have been justified (Romans 5: 1)
I am God's co-employee (1 Cor .. 3: 9 2 Cor 6: 1).
I am God's workmanship (Eph.2: 10)
I am self-confident that the fantastic will work God has begun in me will be perfected. (Phil 1: 5)
I have been redeemed and forgiven (Col.1: 14).
I have been adopted as God's little one (Eph 1: 5)
I belong to God !!! I am God's Lady and He cherishes me! Now that builds my esteem! Yep, my bucket is complete these days! (C) 2007 April Lorier