Keeping My Confidence

Upwards Church

Hope AgainIn the last post we discussed that confidence is not ultimately found in heritage, religion or social status but by knowing Christ.   Now how do we keep our confidence?  Here are three ways:

  1. Be Honest About My Weaknesses

 A lot of people are afraid to admit their weaknesses because they are more interested in pretending they have arrived.  Sometimes you have to choose between the two — Do I want to appear confident?  Or do I want to be confident?  Confidence is kept through honesty.

Our church is a church for imperfect people.  Like Paul, we say, none of us have arrived.  We don’t need perfect people in this church.  We are people who are growing, people who admit we don’t have it all together.

 Paul was honest about his faults.

12 I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have…

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