Who You Are in Christ

In Christ You Are:

The salt of the earth (Matt. 5:13).

The light of the world (Matt. 5:14).

A child of God (John 1:12).

A part of the true vine, a channel of Christ’s life (John 15:1,5).

Christ’s friend (John 15:15).

Chosen and appointed by Christ to bear His fruit (John 15:16).

A slave of righteousness (Rom. 6:18).

Enslaved to God (Rom. 6:22).

A son of God; God is spiritually your Father (Rom. 8:14,15).

A joint heir with Christ, sharing His inheritance with Him (Rom. 8:17).

A temple—a dwelling place—of God. His Spirit and His life dwell in you (1 Cor. 3:16; 6:19).

United to the Lord and one spirit with Him (1 Cor. 6:17).

A member of Christ’s Body (1 Cor. 12:27;Eph. 5:30).

A new creation in Christ (2 Cor. 5:17).

Reconciled to God and a minister of reconciliation (2 Cor. 5:18,19).

A son of God and one in Christ (Gal. 3:26,28).

An heir of God since you are a son of God (Gal. 4:6,7).

A saint (Eph. 1:1; 1 Cor. 1:2; Phil. 1:1; Col. 1:2).

God’s workmanship —His handiwork—born anew in Christ to do His work (Eph. 2:10).

A fellow citizen with the rest of God’s family (Eph. 2:19).

A prisoner of Christ (Eph. 3:1; 4:1).

Righteous and holy (Eph. 4:24).

A citizen of heaven, seated in heaven right now (Phil. 3:20; Eph. 2:6).

Hidden with Christ in God (Col. 3:3).

An expression of the life of Christ because He is your life (Col. 3:4).

Chosen of God, holy and dearly loved (Col. 3:12; 1 Thess. 1:4).

A son of light and not of darkness (1 Thess. 5:5).

A holy partaker of a heavenly calling (Heb. 3:1).

A partaker of Christ; you share in His life (Heb. 3:14).

One of God’s living stones, being built up in Christ as a spiritual house (1 Pet. 2:5).

A member of a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession (1 Pet. 2:9,10).

An alien and stranger to this world in which you temporarily live (1 Pet. 2:11).

An enemy of the devil (1 Pet. 5:8).

A child of God and will resemble Christ when He returns (1 John 3:1,2).

Born of God, and the evil one cannot touch you (1 John 5:18).

Not the great “I am” (Exod. 3:14; John 8:24,28,58), but by the grace of God, you are what you are (1 Cor. 15:10).

Dr. Neil

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