Inside: If you’re needing reassurance from God’s Word that He accepts you exactly as you, here are 10 bible verses of acceptance. Download your free printable.
Acceptance from God’s Word
Sermons and Google searches abound for acceptance of others in God’s Word.
And while I’m not diminishing the importance of acceptance of others, especially in today’s society, sometimes what we need most is the reassurance that we ourselves are accepted.
Accepted regardless of our past.
Accepted even though our lives are currently a mess.
Accepted by God when our world appears to be crashing down around us.
Whether you’re feeling rejection, unworthy, or unlovable, acceptance from God can fill those dark, empty places. And these Bible verses of acceptance prove it.
10 Bible verses on Acceptance when you feel unworthy
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Ezekiel 36: 26-28
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. Then you will live in the land I gave your ancestors; you will be my people, and I will be your God.
Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.
Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.
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For since their rejection meant that God offered salvation to the rest of the world, their acceptance will be even more wonderful. It will be life for those who were dead!
1 Timothy 1:15
Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.
Death ruled like a king because Adam had sinned. But that cannot compare with what Jesus Christ has done. God has been so kind to us, and he has accepted us because of Jesus. And so we will live and rule like kings.
to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
In the printables library, you can get a free one-page download of all 10 bible verses you need on acceptance when you feel rejected. Cut these bible verses out and hang them up or commit to memorizing one a week.