The Holy Spirit and the Self-esteem

The American cultivation of self-esteem has its foolishness, but the problem of low self-esteem is real enough, and not only among abused children in inner-city schools.
The Spirit of God has a programme for providing the only mental and emotional wellness that can endure the day of judgment. He gives the peace with God that comes with the collapse of a sinner’s self-esteem at the foot of the cross, and he gives the peace of God, in which the Spirit assures us that we are children of God in Christ.
Edmund P. Clowney, The Church, p. 61