(Proverbs 3: 5-6)
MAN/WOMAN: "I can't do it"
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
MAN/WOMAN : "I'm not able"
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
(II Corinthians 9:8)
MAN/WOMAN: "It's not worth it"
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
MAN/WOMAN : "I can't forgive myself"
GOD: I forgive you
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
(I John 1:9)
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
MAN/WOMAN: "I can't manage"
MAN/WOMAN: "I'm afraid"
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
(II Timothy 1:7)
MAN/WOMAN: "I'm always worried and frustrated"
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
(I Peter 5:6-7)
MAN/WOMAN: "I don't have enough faith"
For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
MAN/WOMAN: "I'm not smart enough"
And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
(I Corinthians 1:30)
MAN/WOMAN: "I feel all alone"
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you."
- Ed Archaletta (a Sunday school teacher)