Our Identity In Christ

Read through Scripture passages that remind us of our new identity in Christ.

Take a few minutes and let your group look over this list. Explain that each describes our identity in Christ. As a part of worship have your group randomly pray thanksgiving using these descriptions. (See the one sentence prayer below.) Encourage them to pray "popcorn" style, praying short phrases several different times. Be sure, as the leader, to model what you expect.

Who Am I?

"Father, thank you that because of your son Jesus …"

  • 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 a child of God. Rom. 8:14, 15
  • I am a child of God and am one in Christ. Gal 3:26
  • I am part of the true vine, a channel of Christ's life. John 15:16
  • I am Christ's friend. John 15:15
  • I am chosen and appointed by Christ to bear his fruit. John 15:16
  • I am a slave of righteousness. Rom. 6:18
  • I am enslaved to God. Rom. 6:22
  • I am a joint heir with Christ. Rom. 8:17
  • I am an heir of God. Gal. 4:6, 7
  • I am a temple, a dwelling place, of God. I Cor. 3:16; 6:19
  • I am united to the Lord. I Cor. 6:17
  • I am a member of Christ's body. I Cor. 12:27; Eph. 5:30
  • I am a new creation. 2 Cor. 5:17
  • I am reconciled to God and am a minister of reconciliation. 2 Cor. 5:18, 19
  • I am a saint. Eph. 1:1, I Cor. 1:2, Phil. 1:1, Col. 1:2
  • I am God's workmanship, his handiwork, made to do his work. Eph. 2:10
  • 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. 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 Thess. 1:4
  • I am a child of the light and not darkness. I Thess. 5:5
  • I am one of God's living stones, being built up in Christ as a spiritual house. I Peter 2:5
  • I am a member of a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession. I Peter 2:9, 10
  • I am an alien and stranger to this world in which I temporarily live. I Peter 2:11
  • I am an enemy of the devil. I Peter 5:8
  • I am a child of God and I will resemble Christ when he returns. I John 3:1, 2
  • I am born of God, and the evil one cannot touch me. I John 5:18

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