The ministry of self-esteem is based upon a false foundation. It is only one of hundreds of conflicting psychological theories and thus is opposed by thousands of psychologists/psychiatrists both Christian and non-Christian. Moreover, it conflicts with God’s Word (Philippians:2:3): “In lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves,” and Romans:12:3, which warns us not to think too highly of ourselves. Never does the Bible warn us not to think too little of ourselves, because we don’t have that problem. Yet that, according to “Christian psychologists,” is the cause of nearly every evil plaguing mankind today. Unfortunately, such teaching is not drawn from the Bible but from humanistic psychology.
"For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church…."