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The Christian's True Identity

Updated on January 8, 2012

We are children of God.

Romans 8:16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.

1John 3:1 Behold what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

1John 3:2 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall belike him; for we shall see him as he is.

Galatians 3:26 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus

God is our Father.

Romans 1:7 To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

We are saints, holy ones

Romans 1:7 To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

We are sanctified (made holy and set apart for a purpose).

1Corinthians 1:2 Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:

Jesus Christ is our Lord, our Master.

Romans 1:3 Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;

We are recipients of eternal life through God’s Son Jesus Christ.

1John 5:11-12 And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.

We are delivered from this present evil world by the ransom of Jesus Christ’s life.

Galatians 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:

We have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

Ephesians 2:14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;

We are made righteous through Jesus Christ’s obedience.

Romans 5:19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

We are cared for by God’s mighty hand.

1Peter 5:6-7 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you.

We are heirs of God and a joint-heir with Christ.

Romans 8:17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ;

We are dead to sin.

Romans 6:2 God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?

We are baptized into Christ Jesus.

Romans 6:3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?

We have been raised from the dead to walk in newness of life.

Romans 6:4 Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

Old things are passed away, new things have come.

2Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

We are ones who shall not come into condemnation, but we have passed from death unto life.

John 5:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that heareth my word, and believeth on Him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

We are immersed/baptized into the name of Jesus Christ.

Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you into the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

We are ones who have put on (been clothed with) Christ.

Galatians 3:27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

We are united with all who are in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

We are alive unto God in Christ Jesus.

Romans 6:11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

We are free from sin.

Romans 6:17-18 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

We are identified with Christ in the likeness of his death and resurrection.

Romans 6:5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:

We have made free from the law of sin and of death.

Romans 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.

We are heirs of the world with Abraham our father.

Romans 4:12-13 And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised. For the promise (of God), that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

We are forgiven of all our sins.

Romans 4:6-8 Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works. Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.

We are ones of whose sin the Lord will not take account.

Romans 4:8 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.

We are justified through the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

We are ones in whom Christ is, and we have the spirit of Christ.

Romans 8:9-10 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

We are delivered from the power of darkness, and we have been translated into the kingdom of God’s dear Son.

Colossians 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of His dear Son:

We are ones in whom the love of God has been poured.

Romans 5:5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

We are blessed with all spiritual blessings.

Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

We are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

Romans 8:37 Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

We are appearing as luminaries in the world having on the word of life.

Philippians 2:15 That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

Philippians 2:16 Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.

We are married to him who was raised from the dead.

Romans 7:4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.

We are healed by the stripes of Jesus Christ.

2Peter 2:24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.

We have received and have been sealed with the holy spirit of promise

Ephesians 1:13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,

We are holy and without blame before God.

Ephesians 1:4 According as He hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love:

We are triumphant in Christ.

2Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be unto God, who always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savor of His knowledge by us in every place.

We are God's own handiwork, created in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus upon good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

We are going to be clothed upon with new bodies which are from heaven.

2Corinthians 5:1-5 For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven: If so be that being clothed we shall not be found naked. For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life. Now He that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

We are reconciled to God by the death of His Son.

Romans 5:10 For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.

We were foreknown by God.

Romans 8:29 For whom He did foreknow, He also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of His Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

We have been foreordained by God to be conformed to the image of His Son.

Romans 8:29 For whom He did foreknow, He also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of His Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

God is for us who can be against us?.

Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

Who will bring any charge against us who God has chosen? Shall God who justified us?

Romans 8:33 Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth.

Our citizenship is in heaven.

Philippians 3:20 For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

We have fellow-citizenship with all the saints.

Ephesians 2:19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

We are a fellow-heirs, fellow-members of the body, and fellow-partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel with all who believe.

Ephesians 3:6 That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Our old identity before God is dead, and our life is hid with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

We are going to appear with Christ in glory when he appears.

Colossians 3:4 When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

We are partakers of the heavenly calling.

Hebrews 3:1 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;

We have access through one spirit unto the Father.

Ephesians 2:18 For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.

We are of the household of God (Ephesians 2:19).

Ephesians 2:19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

We are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself is the chief corner stone.

Ephesians 2:20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;

God shall supply all our need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

God who began a good work in us will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that He which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

We have received the spirit of God that we might know the things that have been freely given to us of God.

1Corinthians 2:12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

We are members of a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession.

1Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvelous light:

We are completely completely complete in Christ.

Colossians 2:10 And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

We are forgiven of all trespasses.

Colossians 2:13 And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;

We are the object of God’s grace in the Beloved One, Christ.

Ephesians 1:6 To the praise of the glory of His grace, wherein He hath made us accepted in the beloved.

We have been crucified with Christ and we no longer live by our old identity in Adam, but Christ lives in us, as we thing according to what is true in Christ.

Galatians 2:20 I was crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

We are a new creation in Christ.

2Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

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