Lies We Believe About Our Life

It is easy to view life in ways that are unhelpful and often unhealthy. The challenge is in doing so it doesn’t take long for our lives to go off course. Because of how gradual and unnoticeable this can be it can take years to change course in a positive or negative direction. The lies we believe about our life can come from a variety of places including but not limited to our families we grew up in or our current family dynamic, or cultural views on life, the purpose and function of it as well as other sources around us. While there are many lies we can believe about our life, we are going to examine some of the most harmful and destructive among these.


LIES We Believe About Our Life

TRUTHS About Our Lives


You can have it all. Seek God not possessions.

1 John 2:15-17

You shouldn’t have to wait for what you want. Waiting is always a part of life and often produces better results. Ecclesiastes 7:8
You can do anything you set your mind to do. There are limits to what we can do and what we can become in life. Romans 12:3-5
Being happy is the most important thing in life. Seeking God and His will is most important in life. Matthew 6:33
Life should be easy. We know life will be difficult at times. John 16:33
Life should be fair. We know life is not fair at times. Ecclesiastes 8:14
I can control my life. Surrender control of your life to keep it. Matthew 16:24-25
People are basically good. We are only good through Jesus’ work in us. Romans 7:18 & 25
All guilt is bad. True guilt over having done something wrong should lead us to making amends. 2 Corinthians 7:10