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5 Truths About Being The Daughter Of A King

I have to admit, lying is not on my list of qualities that I look for in a human being. Honesty, integrity, authenticity, kindness, loyalty would likely make my Top 5. But liar? That doesn’t even make the list!

We all lie to some degree.

Admit it, you lie. We’re all guilty of those little white lies in conversations, like when a girlfriend asks “does my butt look big in these jeans?” I mean, honestly, who would say, “Yes, your butt seriously looks HUGE in those jeans, girl!” The better answer is something like, “You have jeans that look better with that shirt,” or “Maybe you’ll feel more comfortable if you wear a longer sweater on our trip?”

We often discover that family, friends, coworkers and spouses lie a bit too. In fact, our entire world has a lying problem. If you have kids at home, you can bet there’s a little liar under your roof from time to time! The occasional stretch of truth is expected in our fallen world, but it’s such a letdown when we find out that words from a loved one repeatedly can’t be trusted. Do you have anyone like that in your life?

We have all met someone who is not trust worthy. I have a member of my life circle who often struggles telling truth, pretty much about anything. It’s hard to trust words that come out of their mouth. Over the years they have built up a history of falsehood that’s so strong, even when they tell the truth, everyone looks at them with distrust.

By the way, sometimes the big liar in your life is YOU!

Yes, YOU! How often do you look in the mirror and tell yourself you are ugly, fat or stupid? How many times over the years have you fixated on how much you hate your nose or another body part that just isn’t measuring up to your expectations? Or told yourself that you are defined by the number on the scale or the size of your pants.

Those are all lies too. Lies the enemy wants you to focus on instead of embracing beautiful truths about who you are as the daughter of a King.

5 truths about who you are as the daughter of a King

  • You are worth dying for. (John 3:16)
  • You are chosen, holy and dearly loved. (Colossians 3:12)
  • You are redeemed. (Ephesians 1:7)
  • You can survive whatever lemons life throws at you. (Philippians 4:13)
  • You are free from condemnation. (Romans 8:1)

Stop banging up the girl in the mirror and start speaking some truth into your heart!

 

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What can we do to combat the lies?

The reality is lies are EVERYWHERE. They are a by-product of living in a fallen world. Lies are part of our society, the church, the work place and our homes.

So how do we fight back? We pray. We replace the lies with God’s truth. And we do our best to live with integrity as daughters of the King. 💗

My sweet friend Deb offers a wonderful way to pray away the lies in your life. I read her post last week at a time where I needed to be reminded that our enemy is sneaky and threatens to steal our joy right out from under us. Instead of getting worked up over the people in my life who struggle with truth, I can take time to pray.

>> Click here to read more about how to pray away lies <<

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18 Comments

  • Deb Wolf

    Thank you so much, my sweet friend! You sure do bless me! This is absolutely beautiful and full of truth. The only way to counter the lies is to replace them with the Truth! Blessings and hugs! <3

  • Theresa Boedeker

    You are so right, we sometimes lie the most to ourselves. I think if we really believed what God says about us and how much he really loves us, we would quit lying to ourselves.

    • nickischroeder

      Yes! It’s so hard to stop lying to ourselves and such a hard thing to cling to His truths in those moments too. So thankful we can memorize His word to safeguard our hearts!

  • Linda Stoll

    Nicki, hi! There’s something very empowering and freeing in calling LIES exactly what they are … and then choosing to believe the truths about who God says we truly are.

    Good stuff, friend … I leave here encouraged.

  • April

    It’s always beautiful to hear those word’s “daughter of the King.” It’s such a powerful statement. I don’t think it can ever be said to much!! I most certainly thank you for sharing your heart and truths from the Lord!!

  • Crystal Twaddell

    Nicki, these are such encouraging truths, and it’s amazing how quickly our circumstances can make us believe otherwise. I love the reminder and challenge to look inward and identify where we are the one giving life to the lies in our own heart.

  • Hannah Boyd

    This is an absolutely beautiful post. I’ve always struggled with lying to myself. It’s just recently that I started to learn and believe God’s truth about me. It’s important to remember (at least for me) to continue to apply these truths daily because each day the enemy tries to attack us and tell us lies. It’s easy to slip back into that way of thinking if you aren’t careful. Thank you so much for sharing these wise words for all of us especially when I need a reminder!

    • nickischroeder

      Yes, it is SO EASY to forget these truths. I am in that battle myself. Isn’t it nice to know that we are not alone in this struggle? I love that God allows us to encourage each other on our journeys. 🙂 xoxo

  • Rebecca Jones

    We have to remember that God cannot lie. So when we are considerate of others feelings, I don’t think that is a lie. We should stop looking at we see and look at hearts like He does. And they are so easily broken, our words are powerful and if we speak for Him we should know what He says, we need to see ourselves as He does.

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