You got mail.

So, when you decided to follow Jesus, God the Father placed something special in the inbox of your Spirit. Any idea what it is?

“Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good” (1 Corinthians 12:7 –

When you started following Jesus, you received a spiritual gift. This is not like an ability or talent. It is a gift of the Holy Spirit given specifically for you to use in building up the body of Christ.

God has given you a special place in His body, the church.
Know what it is yet?



Different for a reason.

You are surrounded by opinions of what is beautiful, what is cool, what is trending and what success and achievement look like. It’s easy to want to fit in to these opinions and lose some of who you are along the way. You can spend a lot of time, money and emotional energy in trying to be like others.

Psalm 139:16 ( should be your daily mantra for it says, “you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.”

You were created different for a reason. Don’t miss out on the reason/s because you don’t like the difference.



Only Jesus can truly satisfy you.

If only I had those shoes. If only we lived in that house. If only I had that cell phone. If only

King Solomon, who had every material possession, concluded: “I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind” (Ecclesiastes 1:14 – Jesus reminded the woman at the well, “whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst” (John 4:14 –

Within you is the desire to be known, to be loved, to be accepted, to understand your life purpose. This desire can only be fulfilled by Jesus.



You are worthy of pursuit.

Not good enough. Not pretty enough. Not strong enough. The negative words we hear in our head are not from God. They are from Satan, the ‘father of lies’ (John 8:44 –

For Jesus, the one who is the way, the truth and the life (John 14:6 –, you are worthy of pursuit for ‘the Son of Man who came to seek and save the lost’ (Luke 19:10 –, ‘humbled himself by becoming obedient to deatheven death on a cross!’ (Philippians 2:8 –, so that you ‘may have life, and have it to the full’ (John 10:10 –

Let this truth wash over your self-doubts.