For all the negative things we have to say to ourselves,
God has positive answers!
You say: It's impossible
God says: All things are possible!
He replied, What is impossible for people is possible with God. (Luke 18:27)
You say: I'm too tired
God says: I will give you rest!
Then Jesus said, Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle, and you will find rest for your souls.
For my yoke fits perfectly, and the burden I give you is light. (Matthew 11:28-30)
You say: "Nobody really loves me"
God says: I love you!
“For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16)
You say: "I can't go on"
God says: My grace is sufficient!
Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. (II Corinthians 12:9)
When they call on me, I will answer;
I will be with them in trouble.
I will rescue and honor them. (Psalm 91:15)
You say: "I can't figure things out"
God says: I will direct your steps!
You say: "I can't do it"
God says: You can do all things!
You say: I'm not able
God says: I am able!
And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others. (II Corinthians 9:8)
You say: "It's not worth it"
God says: It will be worth it!
You say: "I can't forgive myself"
God says: I FORGIVE YOU!
But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness. (I John 1:9)
So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. (Romans 8:1)
You say: "I can't manage"
God says: I will supply all your needs!
And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:19)
You say: "I'm afraid"
God says: I have not given you a spirit of fear!
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. (II Timothy 1:7)
You say: "I'm always worried and frustrated"
God says: Cast all your cares on ME!
Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. (I Peter 5:7)
You say: "I don't have enough faith"
God says: I've given everyone a measure of faith!
Because of the privilege and authority God has given me, I give each of you this warning: Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your evaluation of yourselves, measuring yourselves by the faith God has given us. (Romans 12:3)
You say: "I'm not smart enough"
God says: I give you wisdom
God has united you with Christ Jesus. For our benefit God made him to be wisdom itself. Christ made us right with God; he made us pure and holy, and he freed us from sin. (I Corinthians 1:30)
You say: "I feel all alone"
God says: I will never leave you or forsake you!
Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” (Hebrews 13:5)