What you are prepared to loose
Sometimes what is holding you back in life is not what you do not have, rather it is what you have that you are not prepared to loose. Therefore if you are struggling in life it may be not because of what you do not have, rather it may be because of what you do have that you are unable to let go.
I have misrepresented God many times by not being completely willing to loose certain things in order to help you and God.
I have been very reluctant to give up things to help. I have been reluctant to give up my "need" to be seen as important, I have been reluctant to give up my "need" to be seen as smart, I have been reluctant to give up my "need" to seen as nice, I have been reluctant to give up my "need" of being financially secure. I have been reluctant to give up my "need" to be seen as correct, I have been reluctant to give up my "need" to be wanted by others. I have been reluctant to give up my "need" to be in control, there are plenty of other things I have been reluctant to give up. God in his heart would willingly give up all He Is and all He has ever wanted for you for no other reason than He values you more than all He Is and has ever wanted. .
Wanting God and in turn others of you so much that you would willingly give all you are and have ever wanted for no other reason than you value God and in turn others of you more than all you are and have ever wanted..
Genesis 22:12 Do not lay a hand on the boy,” he said. “Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.”
Mark 8:34 Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
Mark 12:44 They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything—all she had to live on.”
John 12:24 Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.
John 11:50 You do not realize that it is better for you that one man die for the people than that the whole nation perish.”
Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.”
1 Corinthians 7:35 I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord.
1 Corinthians 9: 19 Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.
1 Corinthians 15:13 How foolish! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies.
2 Corinthians 5:15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.
2 Corinthians 6:10 sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
2 Corinthians 6:9 known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed;
2 Corinthians 7:3 I do not say this to condemn you; I have said before that you have such a place in our hearts that we would live or die with you.
Philippians 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
Philippians 2:30 because he almost died for the work of Christ. He risked his life to make up for the help you yourselves could not give me.
1 John 3:16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.
Revelation 12:11 They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.