Low self-image and low self-esteem affects nearly everyone. For young people today who are trying to live up to unnatural standards, this condition can be dangerously debilitating.


It’s no wonder when you look at the standards by which most women measure themselves. Beginning with when they are children, young girls are handed a Barbie Doll with impossible proportions to play with. On through adolescents, they idolize the surgically altered role models found on not-so-real Reality TV. In the check-out lines, they gawk at the photo-shopped images in magazines.


In this sermon, entitled “Pretty Ugly,” Pastor Phil looks at several passages in the Old and New Testament and explores self-image issues from a Biblical perspective.