Identity: In Christ or Apart From Christ

Church, here are the scriptures that I mentioned in my sermon this weekend. I pray you find them helpful and encouraging. My identity in Christ: In Christ, I am the salt of the earth (Matt 5:13)

Topics: Identity

Church, here are the scriptures that I mentioned in my sermon this weekend. I pray you find them helpful and encouraging.

My identity in Christ

  1. In Christ, I am … the salt of the earth (Matt 5:13)
  2. In Christ, I am … the light of the world (Matt. 5:14)
  3. In Christ, I am … a child of God (John 1:12)
  4. In Christ, I am … part of the true vine, a channel of Christ’s life (John 15)
  5. In Christ, I am … a friend of God (John 15:15)
  6. In Christ, I am … chosen and appointed to bear fruit (John 15:16)
  7. In Christ, I am … resurrected to new life (Rom. 6:5)
  8. In Christ, I am … a slave of righteousness (Rom. 6:18)
  9. In Christ, I am … enslaved to God (Rom. 6:22)
  10. In Christ, I am … a son of God (Rom. 8:14)
  11. In Christ, I am … a joint heir with Christ, sharing His inheritance (Rom. 8:17)
  12. In Christ, I am … the dwelling place of God (1 Cor. 6:19)
  13. In Christ, I am … united to the Lord (1 Cor. 6:19)
  14. In Christ, I am … a member of Christ’s body (1 Cor. 12:27)
  15. In Christ, I am … what I am, by God’s grace (1 Cor. 15:10)
  16. In Christ, I am … a new creation (2 Cor. 5:17)
  17. In Christ, I am … reconciled to God (2 Cor. 5:18-19)
  18. In Christ, I am … the seed of Abraham (Gal. 3:29)
  19. In Christ, I am … a saint (Eph. 1:1)
  20. In Christ, I am … an heir of God since I am a son of God (Gal. 4:6-7)
  21. In Christ, I am … blessed with every spiritual blessing (Eph. 1:3)
  22. In Christ, I am … God’s workmanship, made to do good works (Eph. 2:10)
  23. In Christ, I am … a fellow citizen of God’s family (Eph. 2:11)
  24. In Christ, I am … a prisoner of Christ (Eph. 4:1)
  25. In Christ, I am … righteous and holy (Eph. 4:24)
  26. In Christ, I am … a citizen of heaven (Phil. 3:20)
  27. In Christ, I am … hidden with Christ in God (Col. 3:3)
  28. In Christ, I am … an expression of the life of Christ (Col. 3:4)
  29. In Christ, I am … I am chosen of God, holy and dearly loved (Col. 3:12)
  30. In Christ, I am … a child of light and not of darkness (1 Thess. 5:5)
  31. In Christ, I am … an heir to eternal life (Titus 3:7)
  32. In Christ, I am … a holy partaker of a heavenly calling (Heb. 3:1)
  33. In Christ, I am … one of God’s living stones (1 Pet. 2:5)
  34. In Christ, I am … a member of a chosen race, a holy nation (1 Pet. 2:9)
  35. In Christ, I am … a priest (1 Pet. 2:9-10)
  36. In Christ, I am … an alien and stranger to the world I live in (1 Pet. 2:11)
  37. In Christ, I am … an enemy of the Devil (1 Pet. 5:8)
  38. In Christ, I am … born of God and the Devil cannot touch me (1 John 5:18)
  39. In Christ, I am … participating in the divine nature (2 Pet. 1:3)

My identity apart from Christ

  1. Apart from Christ, I am … separated from God (Isa. 59:2)
  2. Apart from Christ, I am … under the wrath of God (Rom. 1:18)
  3. Apart from Christ, I am … a slave to sin (John 8:34)
  4. Apart from Christ, I am … in bondage to Satan (Eph. 2:2)
  5. Apart from Christ, I am … blind to the truth (2 Cor. 4:4)
  6. Apart from Christ, I am … an enemy of God (James 4:4)
  7. Apart from Christ, I am … guilty and condemned (Rom. 5:16)
  8. Apart from Christ, I am … dead in my sins (Eph. 2:1)
  9. Apart from Christ, I am … filthy and stained (Isa. 64:6)
  10. Apart from Christ, I am … hard-hearted (Eph. 4:18)
  11. Apart from Christ, I am … fall short of the glory of God (Rom. 3:23)
  12. Apart from Christ, I am … a law-breaker (James 2:10)
  13. Apart from Christ, I am … not a child of God
  14. Apart from Christ, I am … deceived (2 Cor. 11:3)
  15. Apart from Christ, I am … wicked and evil (Gen. 6:5)
  16. Apart from Christ, I am … not good (Rom. 3:10)

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