Regain Identity and Replace False Beliefs from Your Past

Are you like the little eaglet, accepting lies and untruths from your past? Make time alone with your heavenly Father, and search out the false beliefs that keep you from soaring like the eagle. “I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints.” (Ephesians 1:18)

  • False Beliefs of an adopted child: “I wasn’t worth keeping.” The correct belief: God not only cares about me, He adopted me, and He will never leave me. “He predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 1:5)
  • False Beliefs of a child of divorce: “I must be the reason my parents are divorced.” The correct belief: I am not responsible for the actions of others. Each person is accountable to God. “Each of us will give an account of himself to God.” (Romans 14:12)
  • False Beliefs of a multiple birth child (twin, triplet): “I felt lost in the shuffle.” Right belief: I am an unique creation of God. He knew me before I was born. “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; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” (Psalm 139:13–14)
  • False Beliefs of a fatherless child (death): “I never had a real father who loved me and cared for me.” Correct belief: God will be my helper, defender and encourager. He is the Father of the fatherless. “But you, O God, do see trouble and grief; you consider it to take it in hand. The victim commits himself to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.… You hear, O Lord, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry, defending the fatherless and the oppressed, in order that man, who is of the earth, may terrify no more.” (Psalm 10:14, 17–18)
  • False Beliefs of a child born in poverty: “I didn’t get a fair start in life.” Right belief: God has not forgotten me, for He defends the cause of the needy. “I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy.” (Psalm 140:12)