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Who the Christian is in Christ

In Christ by His mercy and grace….

…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 and one with Him in spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17)
  • I have been bought with a price—I belong to God (1 Corinthians 6:20)
  • I am a member of Christ’s body (1 Corinthians 12:27)
  • I am a saint (Ephesians 1:1)
    I have been adopted as God’s child (Ephesians 1:5)
  • I have direct access to God through the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 2:18)
  • I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins (Colossians 1:14)
  • I am complete in Christ (Colossians 2:10)

…I am secure:

  • I am free from condemnation (Romans 8:1,2)
  • I am assured that all things work together for good of those who love Him (Romans 8:28)
  • I am free from any condemning charges against me (Romans 8:31-34)
  • I cannot be separated from the love of God (Romans 8:35-
    I have been established, anointed, and 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 that 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 and the evil one cannot touch me (1 John 5:18)

…I am precious:

  • I am the salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13)
  • I am a branch of the true vine of Christ (John 15:1,5)
  • I have been chosen and appointed to bear good fruit (John 15:16)
  • I am called as God’s child to shine as a light to the world (Philippians 2:15)
  • I am God’s temple (1 Corinthians 3:16)
  • I am seated with Christ in the heavenly realm (Ephesians 2:6)
  • I am God’s workmanship for good works (Ephesians 2:10)
  • I may approach God with freedom and confidence (Ephesians 3:12)
  • I am part of God’s chosen race, royal priesthood, and holy nation (1 Peter 2:9)

Adapted and modified from Neil Anderson’s book, The Bondage Breaker.