Proverbs 23:7a For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.

What we think about ourselves is often what we portray and become. If we think we’re less than, no good, or can’t get right, we’ll always be that. If we have a lack of confidence, people will see that and we’ll be seen as insignificant.

On the other hand, if we see ourselves how God sees us, we’ll have an unshakable confidence and we’ll experience God’s best. Hebrews 10:35 says, do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded.

Some of the ways we think about ourselves come from the ones closest to us. If our parents or siblings told us we’re not as good as or smart, we’ll have a distorted view of ourselves. When we have poor self-image, we must read God’s word and consume what it says about us and believe it. We must read it over and over again to remove the negativity from our minds.

It all starts in the mind.