Who I Am in Christ
I am Accepted…
- I am God’s child. John 1:12
- I am Christ’s Friend. John 15:15
- I have been justified. Romans 5:1
- I am united with the Lord (one spirit).
- I am bough with a price; I belong to God. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
- I am a member of Christ’s Body.
- I am a saint. Ephesians 1:1
- I have been adopted as God’s child. Ephesians 1:5
- I have access to God through the Holy Spirit. Ephesian 2:18
- I have been redeemed. Colossians 1:14
- I am complete in Christ. Colossians 2:10
I am Secure…
- I am free forever from condemnation. Romans 8:1-2
- I am assured all works together for good. Romans 8:28
- I am free from any charge against me. Romans 8:31-34
- I cannot be separated from the love of God. Romans 8:35-39
- I am established, anointed, sealed by God. 2 Corinthians 1:21-22
- I am hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3:3
- I am confident that the good work God has begun in me will be perfected. Philippians 1:6
- I am a citizen of heaven. Philippians 3:20
- I have not been given a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7
- I can find grace and mercy in time of need. Hebrews 4:16
- I am born of God; the evil one cannot touch me. 1 John 5:18
I am Significant…
- I am the salt and light of the earth. Matthew 5:13-14
- I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His life. John 15:15
- I have been chosen and appointed to bear fruit. John 15:16
- I am a personal witness of Christ’s. Acts 1:8
- I am God’s temple. 1 Corinthans 3:16
- I am a minister of reconciliation for God.
- I am God’s co-worker. 2 Corinthians 6:1, 1 Corinthians 3:9
- I am seated with Christ in the heavenly realm. Epheisans 2:6
- I am God’s workmanship. Ephesians 2:10
- I may approach God with freedom and confidence. Ephesians 3:12
- I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13
- Psalm 139:14 NKJV – I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.
- Psalm 139:14-15 MSG – I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, bit by bit, how I was sculpted from nothing into something.
Understanding your identity in Christ is absolutely essential for your success at living a victorious Christian life!
- You are a sinner because you sin.
- Your identity comes from what you have done.
- Your identity comes from what people say about you.
- Your behavior tells you what to believe about yourself.
- You are a saint (one declared righteous by God) who sins.
- Your idenitty comes from what God has done for you.
- Your identity comes from what God says about you.
- Your belief about yourself determines your behavior