Developing Your Self Image
Alright, take your bibles and turn please tonight to Ephesians chapter one, on a wonderful, wonderful chapter this is, Ephesians chapter one. Now, this morning we talked about the peril of pride, we told you how pride provokes God, it provokes deity. We told you how pride proves our depravity, we told you how pride precedes destruction how pride does so many terrible, horrible things and so we came away from the service perhaps saying well, one thing I don't need to be is proud. I need to be humble, but many people do not understand what genuine, biblical humility is. They think that biblical humility is going around all hung over having a inferiority complex and saying well, I am just no good. Well friend, that is not true, you are somebody and you need to develop, to have true humility and to have a true understanding of who you are you need to have an understanding of what God says about you. You need to see who you are in Christ. I want to give a longer sermon title tonight than I normally give. Tonight uh, the sermon title is going to be just simply DEVELOPING A POSITIVE SELF IMAGE, DEVELOPING A POSITIVE SELF IMAGE or we could make it a little longer, HOW TO DEVELOP A POSITIVE SELF IMAGE or we'll make it a little longer than that, THREE DEFINITE WAYSTO DEVELOPE A POSITIVE SELF IMAGE and I want you to see these things as they come here from the book of Ephesians, I'm beginning chapter one, verse one. "Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus, grace be to you and peace from God our father and from the Lord Jesus Christ, blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ, according as he hath chosen us in him, before the foundation of the world that we should be holy and without blame before him in love, having predestinated us unto the adoption of chil ...
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