Who Am I Really?

Too often we can find ourselves feeling spiritually inferior and impoverished–like some sort of 2nd class Christian. We think that we need something more…more power, more experiences, more special blessings. In reality God calls us to live in light of who we already are. We are who God Says we are! Let’s look at what God says about me right now: [40 truths that excite!]

Who Am I Really?

Live in light of who you already are!      We are who God says we are!  What God says about me right now :

Because of Jesus Christ …

I Am Accepted

I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins.  The debt against me has been fully canceled  (Colossians 1:14, 2:14)

I have been redeemed through His blood and forgiven according to the riches of His grace  (Ephesians 1:7)

I have been justified—declared righteous by God himself and at peace with Him  (Romans 5:1)

I am a child of God…a son of God; God is my spiritual Father  (John 1:12; Romans 8:14, 15; Galatians 3:26)

I was predestined to be adopted as God’s son through the kind intention of His will  (Ephesians 1:5)

I am a fellow citizen of heaven with the rest of God’s family  (Ephesians 2:19)

I was chosen in Christ before the foundation of the world and am holy and without blame before Him  (Ephesians 1:4)

I am one of God’s chosen ones, dearly loved by Him  (Colossians 3:12; 1 Thessalonians 1:4)

I have been freed from slavery to sin, fully free not to sin, but to live a new life (Romans 6:1-7, 11)

I have the freedom to come boldly before the throne of God to find mercy and grace in time of need  (Hebrews 4:16)

I Am Secure

I died with Christ and have been raised up with Christ.  My life is now hidden with Christ in God  (Colossians 3:1-3)

I have been rescued from Satan’s domain of darkness and transferred to the kingdom of Christ  (Colossians 1:13)

I have been delivered from Satan’s power over my life  (Colossians 1:13)

I am actually seated with Christ in Heaven  (Ephesians 2:6)

I have been placed into Christ by God’s doing  (1 Corinthians 1:30).

I have direct access to the Heavenly Father through the Holy Spirit  (Ephesians 2:18)

I may approach God with boldness, freedom and confidence  (Ephesians 3:12)

I have been bought with a price; I belong to God  (I Corinthians 6:19,20)

I have been sealed for safekeeping by the Holy Spirit who is the down payment guaranteeing my inheritance  (Ephesians1:13-14)

I am free forever from condemnation  (Romans 8:1)

I am a recipient of eternal life….life that never ends  (Romans 6:23)

I am assured that all things work together for good  (Romans 8:28)

I cannot be separated from the love of God  (Romans 8:35f)

I Am Significant

I am the light of the world  (Matthew 5:14)

I am a temple—a dwelling place of God.  His Spirit and His life dwells in me  (1 Corinthians 3:16; 6:19)

I am reconciled to God and am a minister of reconciliation  (2 Corinthians 5:18,19)

Christ Himself is in me  (Colossians 1:27)

I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His life  (John 15:1,5)

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

I have been blessed with every spiritual blessing  (Ephesians 1:3)

I have been lavished with the grace of God  (Ephesians 1:7-8)

I have been given everything necessary for living a godly life  (2 Peter 1:3)

I have been made complete through my union with Christ   (Colossians 2:10)

I am an integral part of the living temple that God is building  (Ephesians 2:21)

I am one of God’s living stones, being built up into His spiritual house  (1 Peter 2:5)

I am God’s workmanship—His handiwork—created in Him to do His work  (Ephesians 2:10)

I have the privilege through my life of advertising God’s multifaceted wisdom to those in the angelic realm  (Ephesians 3:10)

In ages to come God will continue to demonstrate the surpassing riches of His grace toward me  (Ephesians 2:7)

His power within me is such that He is able to do exceeding abundantly beyond all I can ask or imagine  (Ephesians 3:20)

Ultimately, I can do all things I’m called to do through Christ who strengthens me  (Philippians 4:13) 

I am not the great “I Am”  (Exodus 3:14; John 8:58), but by the grace of God, I am what I am!  (1 Cor. 15:10)   😉

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