Seeing myself in God’s eyes

Here are some scripture verses that speak of how God / Jesus sees us.

Read them, and hear them spoken personally to you. You can do this by inserting your name at the ‘_____’. You don’t need to go through them all. Pick any that seem appropriate or touch you. Where one does touch you or seems significant, stay with that – it may be the verse that God is wanting you to hear at this time. Stay with it and let its effect on you sink in, deepen, move you, inspire you… 

This is the Word of the Lord for you, __________

I made you _____ in my own image and likeness, and when I made you, I saw that you were very good. (Gen 1:27-31)

I have loved you _____ with an everlasting love, and therefore I am constant in my affection for you (Jeremiah 31:3)

I am silently planning for you _____ in love (Jeremiah 29: 11-14)

You _____ are a work of art and part of my household (Ephesians 2:10 & 22).

You, _____ , reflect like a mirror the brightness of the Lord, and grow brighter and brighter as you are turned into the image that you reflect: this is my work (2 Corinthians 3:18)

I have blessed you _____ with all the spiritual blessings of heaven in Christ. Before the world was made, I chose you, chose you in Christ, to be holy and spotless, and to live through love in my presence (Ephesians 1: 3-4)

I chose you _____ to live with me (1 Timothy 5:9).

You, _____ are my friend (John 15:15)

I made you _____ only a little less than the angels, and crowned you with glory and honour (Psalm 8:5)

You _____ are a god/dess; the son/daughter of the most high (Psalm 82:6)

I am your shepherd, _____, You shall not want (Psalm 23)

You _____ are worth more than many sparrows (Luke 12:24)

I will look after you _____ (Luke 12:28).

Do not be afraid _____ , for I have redeemed you.

I have called you _____ by your name, you are mine.

Should you pass through deep waters, I will be with you; or through rivers, they will not swallow you up. Should you walk through fire, you will not be scorched and the flames will not burn you. For I am Yahweh, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Saviour. You _____ are precious in my eyes. You _____ are honoured and I love you, _____ (Isaiah 43: 1-4)

Your name is written on the palms of my hands. (Isaiah 49.16)

You, _____ have been born anew to a living hope (1 Peter 1:3)

I, Christ, loved you, _____ and sacrificed myself for your sake (Galatians 2.20)

Christ is with you _____, your hope of Glory (Colossians 1.27)

When Christ is revealed, and he is your life; you _____ too will be revealed in all your glory with him (Colossians 3.4)

You _____ are not your own property; you hove been bought and paid for, (1 Corinthians 6:20)

I knew you _____ fully (1 Corinthians 13:12)

You _____ are the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you (1 Corinthians 6-19)

You _____ have become the goodness of God (2 Corinthians 5:21)

You _____ have become an ambassador for Christ. It is as though I were appealing through you, (2 Corinthians 5:20}

For you _____ who are in Christ, there is a new creation; the old has gone and a new one is here, {2 Corinthians 5:17)