Do You Truly Know Who And What You Are In Christ Jesus?

I have a friend who had put this together, and it has helped me tremendously in my understanding. I hope that it brings you peace. I pray that it aids in bringing you closer to Him.

Who Am I ?
This list itemize in first-person language who you really are and what you enjoy in Christ. You can’t earn these qualities any more than you can earn or buy the rights and freedoms you enjoy as a citizen of the nation where you live. These traits are guaranteed to you by the Word of God simply because you were born into God’s family by faith in Christ. There is nothing you can do to make these characteristics more true of you. But you can make them more meaningful and productive in your life by simply choosing to believe them. One of the best ways to grow and mature as a believer is to continually remind yourself who you are and what you possess as a child of God. The more you affirm who you are in Christ, the more your behavior will reflect your true identity.

• I am the salt of the earth (Matt 5:13)
• I am the light of the world (Matt 5:14)
• I am a child of God (John 1:12)
• I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15)
• I am a slave of righteousness (Rom 6:18)
• I am a joint heir with Christ, sharing in His inheritance (Rom 8:17)
• I am a temple of God. His Spirit and His life dwells in me (1Cor 3:16; 6:9)
• I am a member of Christ’s Body (1Cor 12:27; Eph 5:30)
• I am a new creation (2Cor 5:17)
• I am reconciled to God and am a minister of reconciliation (2Cor 5:18,19)
• I am a saint (Eph 1:1; 1Cor 1:2; Phil 1:1; Col 1:2)
• I am God’s workmanship, born anew in Christ to do his work (Eph 2:10)
• I am a fellow citizen with the rest of God’s family (Eph 2:19)
• I am a prisoner of Christ (Eph 3:1; 4:1)
• I am righteous and holy (Eph 4:24)
• I am a citizen of heaven, seated in heaven right now (Phil 3:20; Eph 2:6)
• I am hidden with Christ in God (Col 3:3)
• I am chosen of God, holy and dearly loved (Col 3:12)
• I am a partaker of Christ; I share in His life (Heb 3:14)
• I am an alien/stranger to this world in which I temporarily live (1Pet 2:11)
• I am an enemy of the devil (1Pet 5:8)
• I am born of God, and the devil cannot touch me (1John 5:18)
• I am a member of a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy
nation, a people for God’s own possession (1Pet 2:9,10)

Since I am in Christ, by the grace of God …

• I have been justified; completely forgiven and made righteous (Rom 5:1)
• I died with Christ and to the power of sin’s rule over my life (Rom 6:1-6)
• I am free forever from condemnation (Rom 8:1)
• I have received the Spirit of God into my life that I might know
the things freely given to me by God (1Cor 2:12)
• I have been given the mind of Christ (1Cor 2:16)
• I have been bought with a price; I belong to God (1Cor 6:19,20)
• Since I have died, I no longer live for myself, but for Christ (2Cor 5:14, 15)
• I have been crucified with Christ and it is no longer I who live, but
Christ lives in me. The life I am now living is Christ’s life (Gal 2:20)
• I have been blessed with very spiritual blessing (Eph 1:3)
• I was chosen in Christ before the foundation of the world to
be holy and am without blame before Him (Eph 1:4)
• I was determined by God to be adopted as God’s son (Eph 1:5)
• I have been redeemed and forgiven. I am a recipient of His
lavish grace.
• I have been raised up and seated with Christ in heaven (Eph 2:6)
• I have direct access to God through the Spirit (Eph 2:18)
• I may approach God with boldness, freedom and confidence (Eph 3:12)
• I have been rescued from the domain of Satan’s rule and
transferred to the kingdom of Christ (Col 1:13)
• I have been redeemed and forgiven of all of my sins. The debt
against me has been cancelled (Col 1:14)
• Christ Himself is in me (Col 1:27)
• I have been made complete in Christ (Col 2:10)
• I have been buried, raised and made alive with Christ (Col 2:12, 13)
• I died with Christ and I have been raised up with Christ. My life is
now hidden with Christ in God. Christ is now my life (Col 3:1-4)
• I have been given a spirit of power, love and self-discipline (2Tim 1:7)
• I have been saved & set apart according to God’s doing (2Tim 1:9, Tit 3:5)
• I have the right to come boldly before the throne of God to
find mercy and grace in time of need (Heb 4:16)
• I have been given exceedingly great and precious promises by
God by which I am a partaker of God’s divine nature (2 Pet 1:4)

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