unusual self-acceptance that is based on unusual self-awareness. Emotional-health is another way of describing inner-humility. As opposed to the outer-humility of politicians, leaders, Christians. Emotional-health/inner-humility, becomes an idol/addiction when we study emotional-health/inner-humility, strive for emotional-health/inner-humility. Emotional-health/inner-humility for a believer, is best left up to Jesus. Unusual self-awareness, however, is a wonderful goal. Unusual self-acceptance/emotional-health/inner-humility is a self-destructive goal, and is best left up to Jesus. Why do I want self-acceptance/emotional-health/inner-humility? Pride. Because I know it’s the ideal, and if I’m ideal, I’ll feel good about myself. When my goal is to feel good about myself, I’m unsatisfied with Jesus and His imputed worthiness: I want some worthiness of my own, so I can feel good about myself. The only believer who treasures Jesus and His imputed worthiness, is the believer who has NO worthiness of his own, especially the believer who once had great worthiness, then lost everything. Most Christians leaders have great worthiness, and live in denial of how little we treasure Jesus and His imputed worthiness. Unusual self-awareness is a wonderful goal, because our real flesh is exposed to us. He who has a sense of having been forgiven only a little, loves only a little: Jesus, His worthiness, others, self. If we’re not sensitive to what’s going on inside, we won’t be sensitive to others. Won’t love them in ways that wow. Jesus-like ways.
If you’re interested in Jesus growing you yet-more in self-awareness, I have a free ebook that I did not write, that has been used of Him in growing me way-more self-aware, and in the process, way-more self-accepting. Way-more patient. Gobs happier. Email me.
— Dave McCarty, GospelFriendships, championing Gospel-awareness, self-awareness, and sovereignty-awareness, so we believers might have something seculars want
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