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Who I Am In Christ!

Below is a beautifully extensive (though certainly not exhaustive) list of who you and I are in Christ. Read through the list below, rest in the truth of the Scriptures, and let it remind you of who you are and what your real identity is.

  • I am holy and blameless.

    • As a result, he has brought you into his own presence, and you are holy and blameless as you stand before him without a single fault. – Colossians 1:22 (NLT)​

  • I am rooted in Christ and my life is built on Him. 

    • Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness. (Col. 2:7)

  • I have died with Christ and am set free from the powers of this world.

    • You have died with Christ, and he has set you free from the spiritual powers of this world. So why do you keep on following the rules of the world, such as, (Colossians 2:10)

  • I am separated from my sinful nature.

    • When you came to Christ, you were “circumcised,” but not by a physical procedure. Christ performed a spiritual circumcision—the cutting away of your sinful nature. (Colossians 2:11)

  • I am made alive and forgiven.

    • For you were buried with Christ when you were baptized. And with him you were raised to new life because you trusted the mighty power of God, who raised Christ from the dead. You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ, for he forgave all our sins.  (Colossians 2:12-13)​

  • My life is Christ! 

    • And when Christ, who is your life, is revealed to the whole world, you will share in all his glory. (Colossians 3:4)

  • I am loved and wanted.

    • We know, dear brothers and sisters, that God loves you and has chosen you to be his own people. (1 Thessalonians 1:4)

  • I am a child of light and day.

    • For you are all children of the light and of the day; we don’t belong to darkness and night. (1 Thessalonians 5:5)

  • I have a new life through the Holy Spirit.​

    • He saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit. (Titus 3:5)

  • I am a sibling of Jesus and he is not ashamed to call me so.

    • So now Jesus and the ones he makes holy have the same Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them his brothers and sisters. (Hebrews 2:11)

  • I am able to boldly come before God and find mercy and grace.

    • So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. (Hebrews 4:16)

  • I am born into an eternal life.

    • For you have been born again, but not to a life that will quickly end. Your new life will last forever because it comes from the eternal, living word of God. (1 Peter 1:23)

  • I am part of a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of God’s own.

    • But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light.  (1 Peter 2:9)

  • I am a foreigner in this world.

    • Dear friends, I warn you as “temporary residents and foreigners” to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls. (1 Peter 2:11)

  • I am forgiven.

    • I am writing to you who are God’s children because your sins have been forgiven through Jesus. (1 John 2:12)

  • I am in fellowship with Christ and am a student of the Holy Spirit.

    • But you have received the Holy Spirit, and he lives within you, so you don’t need anyone to teach you what is true. For the Spirit teaches you everything you need to know, and what he teaches is true—it is not a lie. So just as he has taught you, remain in fellowship with Christ. (1 John 2:27)

  • I am a child of God.

    • See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are! But the people who belong to this world don’t recognize that we are God’s children because they don’t know him. 

Dear friends, we are already God’s children, but he has not yet shown us what we will be like when Christ appears. But we do know that we will be like him, for we will see him as he really is. (1 John 3:1-2)

  • I am loved.

    • This is real love—not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. (1 John 4:10)

  • I have been given God’s Spirit.

    • And God has given us his Spirit as proof that we live in him and he in us. (1 John 4:13)

  • I have life because I have the Son.

    • Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have God’s Son does not have life. (1 John 5:12)

  • I am held by God and the evil one cannot touch me.

    • We know that God’s children do not make a practice of sinning, for God’s Son holds them securely, and the evil one cannot touch them. (1 John 5:18)

  • I have been ransomed.

    • And they sang a new song with these words: “You are worthy to take the scroll and break its seals and open it. For you were slaughtered, and your blood has ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation. (Revelation 5:9)

  • I am healed.

    • But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed. (Isaiah 53:5)

  • I am the light of the world.

    • “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. (Matthew 5:14)​

  • I am not alone.

    • And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:20)​

  • I am known by God.

    • My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. (John 10:27)

  • I have peace.

    • “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. (John 14:27)

  • I will bear fruit through Christ.

    • “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. (John 15:5)

  • I am clean.

    • You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.(John 15:3)

  • I am Christ’s friend.

    • I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. (John 15:15)

  • I have peace with God.

    • Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 5:1)

  • I am free from sin and a slave to God.

    • But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. (Romans 6:22)

  • I am not condemned.

    • Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus (Romans 8:1)

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  • I am more than a conqueror.

    • No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. (Romans 8:37)

  • I have the mind of Christ.

    • For, “Who can know the Lord’s thoughts? Who knows enough to teach him?” But we understand these things, for we have the mind of Christ. (1 Corinthians 2:16)

  • I am God's temple. 

    • Don’t you realize that all of you together are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God lives in you? (1 Corinthians 3:16)

  • I am one with the Lord.

    • But whoever is united with the Lord is one with him in spirit.(1 Corinthians 6:17)

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  • I am victorious through Jesus Christ.

    • But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 15:57)

  • I am being transformed into the image of the Lord.

    • And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.(2 Corinthians 3:18)

  • I am a new creation. 

    • Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! (2 Corinthians 5:17)

  • I am becoming the righteousness of God.

    • God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (2 Corinthians 5:21)

  • I am strong within my weakness.

    • That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. (2 Corinthians 12:10)

  • I no longer live but Christ lives in me.

    • I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.(Galatians 2:20)

  • I am blessed with every spiritual blessing.

    • Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. (Ephesians 1:3)

  • I am God’s masterpiece.

    • For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:10)

  • I am able.

    • I can do all this through him who gives me strength. (Philippians 4:13)​​

Scripture passages are taken from the New Living Translation

It is important to understand that these statements are generally for those who are followers of Jesus and have made Him Lord of their life. Without a relationship with God, the majority of these statements do not apply.

But they certainly can!

 

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