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Steven Furtick

6 Mindsets to Become Who You Were Created to Be

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    Progress is a journey, not a destination

    Imagine being ringside at a wrestling match, where the underdog struggles beneath the weight of a much larger opponent. The crowd shouts, “Get up! Stand up!” but from beneath the crushing force, standing up seems an impossible task. This vivid scene captures the essence of the journey toward progress – it’s not as simple as just standing up when you’re pinned down by life’s challenges.

    Progress, as embodied in Furtick’s first mindset, “I’m not stuck unless I stop”, is about more than just overcoming obstacles through sheer willpower. It’s about recognizing when you’re stuck and understanding that the path forward often requires seeking help and embracing the grace offered to you, both from others and from God.

    Take, for example, realizing the need to manage your finances better for future stability. Initially feeling trapped by your lack of knowledge and the fear of taking risks, the decision to reach out to a more financially savvy friend marks your first step out of that stuck place. This friend doesn’t just offer advice; they provide a roadmap of their own experiences – mistakes and victories alike. This act of reaching out transforms your feelings of frustration into a sense of direction and possibility. It’s a testament to the power of admitting where you need help and the freedom that comes from taking that first step toward learning and growth.

    Committing to progress means accepting where you are, but refusing to stay there. It’s understanding that you’re not alone in your struggle – that God doesn’t shout advice from a distance but steps into the fray with you. He provides the strength and guidance you need, but it’s up to you to take the steps he illuminates. This partnership with the divine is what empowers you to move forward, even when the weight of your circumstances feels overwhelming.

    Choosing to move forward – acknowledging that you’re not stuck unless you stop – reflects a deep trust in God’s provision and guidance. It’s a commitment to lean on grace and look for the next step God has for you, recognizing that his power flows through you. When you grasp that Jesus makes you sufficient, you unlock a new level of security, confidence, and self-acceptance. This realization paves the way for the emergence of the “new you”: a more mature, patient, and expansive version of yourself, continually nurtured by God’s grace and your willingness to grow.

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    What is Do the New You about?

    Do the New You (2024) explores how to align your self-perception with God’s vision to become the person he designed you to be. It speaks to the challenge of living out your authentic, God-given identity and calling by unpacking practical mindsets to shift from who you are today to where God is leading you. It emphasizes that the true, ideal you isn’t an imaginary future self but the “you” God has always known you to be.

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    Do the New You (2022) by Steven Furtick is a motivating read that inspires personal growth through introspection and actionable steps. Here's why this book stands out:

    • Offers practical strategies for embracing change and unlocking one's full potential.
    • Presents a fresh perspective on self-improvement, challenging readers to think differently about their goals.
    • The book's dynamic approach keeps readers engaged and eager to implement positive changes in their lives.

    Who should read Do the New You?

    • Anyone seeking their identity in Christ
    • People struggling with self-acceptance
    • Christians seeking spiritual growth

    About the Author

    Steven Furtick is the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church. He’s a New York Times best-selling author who’s written numerous books including Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, Sun Stand Still, (Un)Qualified, and Seven-Mile Miracle. Furtick holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Theological Seminary and has helped grow Elevation Church into a global ministry.

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