Identity in Christ

In Christ you are:

  • Called – (Isaiah 43:1 – I have summoned you by name; you are mine.)
  • Holy – (Ephesians 1:4 – For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight)
  • Formed, Known, Set Apart – (Jeremiah 1:5 – Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you, before you were born, I set you apart)
  • Defended – (Ex. 14:14 – The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.)
  • Chosen- (John 15:16 – You did not choose me, but I chose you)
  • Adopted – (Ephesians 1:5 – Long, long ago he decided to adopt us into his family through Jesus Christ.)
  • Redeemed – (Lamentations 3:58 – You, Lord, took up my case; you redeemed my life.)
  • Loved – (Jeremiah 31:3 – I have loved you with an everlasting love;I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.)
  • Heard – (Jeremiah 29:12 – Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.)
  • Wanted- (John 14:18 – I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.)
  • Masterpiece (poem) – (Ephesians 2:10 – For we are his masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus for good works)
  • Forgiven – (Isaiah 43:25 – I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.)
  • Friend – (John 15:15 – No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends) 
  • Conqueror – (Romans 8:37 – We are more than conquerors through him who loved us)
  • Valuable – (Matthew 10:31 – So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.)
  • New /Changed – (2 Cor. 5:17 – Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!)
  • Rooted – (Col. 2:6-7 – continue to live your lives in him,rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith)
  • Known – (John 10:14 – I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me)