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Redeeming Your Self-Worth: Finding Healing & Confidence through the Word of God

Narcissistic abuse is a form of emotional abuse that can leave lasting wounds on the victim's self-esteem and sense of self-worth. It is a painful experience that can lead to feelings of shame, guilt, and worthlessness. However, as a Christian, you can find solace and healing in the word of God.

God created us in His image, and we are valuable and worthy in His sight. The Bible is full of verses that speak to our worth and value in Christ. If you are struggling to rebuild your self-esteem after narcissistic abuse, here are some tips for Biblically rediscovering your worth and value.

  1. Pray and meditate on God's Word Prayer is a powerful tool that can help you find peace and healing. Spend time in prayer, asking God to heal your wounds and help you see yourself as He sees you. Also, meditate on God's Word and let it speak to your heart. Some verses that can help you rediscover your worth and value include:

  • "So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them." - Genesis 1:27

  • "For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made." - Psalm 139:13-14

  • "See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!" - 1 John 3:1

  1. Surround yourself with positive influences Surround yourself with people who build you up and encourage you. Spend time with friends and family who love and support you. Also, find a supportive community of believers who can offer encouragement and prayer. Being around positive influences can help you see your worth and value as a child of God.

  2. Forgive your abuser Forgiveness is essential for healing and moving forward. Forgiving your abuser does not mean you condone their behavior, but it does mean that you release the anger and resentment that is holding you back. Remember, God forgives us when we ask for it, and we should extend that same forgiveness to others.

  3. Focus on your strengths Take some time to reflect on your strengths and talents. God has given each of us unique gifts and abilities, and focusing on these strengths can help boost our self-esteem. Celebrate your accomplishments, and remember that you are capable and competent.

  4. Seek professional help If you are struggling with the aftermath of narcissistic abuse, seek professional help. A therapist or counselor can help you work through your emotions and develop healthy coping mechanisms. Also, consider joining a support group for survivors of narcissistic abuse. Talking with others who have been through similar experiences can offer validation and support.

In conclusion, rediscovering your worth and value after narcissistic abuse can be a challenging process. But as a Christian, you can find healing and hope in God's Word. Pray and meditate on His promises, surround yourself with positive influences, forgive your abuser, focus on your strengths, and seek professional help if needed. Remember, you are a child of God, and you are loved and valued more than you could ever imagine.

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Fear is the opposite of faith. Faith is the substance of things hoped for because faith comes by hearing the word of God.


Amber Tooley
Amber Tooley

Much needed read for me. Thank you 🙏

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