Your Identity in Christ

In Christ you are…

•    God’s beloved child (Jn 1:12:  Eph 1:5)
•    Christ’s dear friend (Jn 15:5)
•    Declared perfectly righteous (“justified”) (Rom 5:1)
•    Free from condemnation (Rom 8:1; Col 2:14-16)
•    United with Christ, “one spirit” with Christ  (I Cor 6:17; Eph 5:31)
•    A member of Christ’s body (I Cor 6:15/ 12:27)
•    The Temple of God (I Cor 6:19)
•    Filled with the “fullness of God” (Eph 3:19)
•    A “holy one” [saint] (Eph 1:1)
•    Blessed with every spiritual blessing (Eph 1:3)
•    Holy and blameless (Eph 1:4)
•    Bought with an infinite price and forgiven (I Cor 6: 20; Eph 1:7; Col 1:14)
•    Bathed with wisdom and understanding (Eph 1:8)
•    The recipient of an eternal, infinitely rich,  inheritance (Eph 1:11, 18)
•    Possessed with the mind of Christ (I Cor 2:16)
•    Inseparable form God’s love (Rom 8:35-39)
•    One who will NEVER be abandoned (Mt 28:20)
•    The beautiful bride of Christ who “ravishes” the heart of God (Song of Songs, 4:1ff; 6:4ff).
•     One over whom the Lord rejoices, sings and claps his hands(Zeph 3:17)
•    One for whom the Lord throws a party (Zeph 3:17; Lk 15:7-10)
•    A recipient of God’s own peace (Jn 14:27)
•    Filled with the peace and joy of God (Rom 14:17)
•    One in whom Christ’s joy is fulfilled (Jn 15:11)
•    Given direct access to the Father by the Holy Spirit (Eph 2:18)
•    Seated with Christ in heavenly realms (Eph 2:6)
•    Seated “far above all rule and authority and power and dominion” with Christ (Eph 1:21).
•    Hid in Christ in heavenly realms (Col 3:1-5)
•    Crucified, Buried and Raised with Christ (Rom 6:1-11)
•    Made perfect forever (Heb 10:14)
•    Made complete in Christ (Col 2:10)
•    Indwelled  by a fearless Spirit (2 Tim 1:7)
•    One of God’s precious works of art (Eph 2:10)
•    Indwelt by a spirit of power, love and stability (2 Tim 1:7)
•    A citizen of heaven (Phil 3:20)
•    Predestined to look like Jesus and see him in his glory (Rom 8:29; I Jn 3:1-5)
•    One in whom God is working to bring good out of evil (Rom 8:28)
•    Salt of the earth (Mt 5:13)
•    A branch chosen to bear fruit (Jn 15:16)
•    A co-worker with God (I Cor 3:9)
•    An ambassador of Christ and  minister of reconciliation (2 Cor 5:17-20)
•    A priest of the most high God ( I Pet 2:5-9)
•    More than a conqueror in all things (Rom 8:37)
•    One who knows Satan is a disarmed laughing stock (Col 2:14-15).
•    One who knows the truth and is set free (Jn 8:32).
•    One who can do all things in Christ (Phil 4:13

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