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My Identity in Christ

I have had this post in my draft folder for months. This conversation has come up twice this week, so I figured it’s time to share….

What would you tell someone if they asked you what your identity was? Would it be the title at your job? Your status based on how much money you have? Maybe how many friends you have or your most recent accomplishments? What about how many kids you do or don’t have? Forget all that!

As believers, this is your identity in Christ…

  • You are created in his image (Genesis 1:27)
  • You are delighted in Christ (Zephaniah 3:17)
  • You are washed clean (Isaiah 1:18)
  • You are fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139:14)
  • You have guaranteed victory (Psalm 18:35)
  • You are Jesus’ friend (John 15:15)
  • You are the branch of the true vine (John 15:1-5)
  • You are chosen and appointed by Christ to bear His fruit (John 15:16)
  • You are justified (Romans 5:1)
  • There is no condemnation for you (Romans 8:1)
  • You are set free from the law of sin (Romans 8:2)
  • You are adopted (Romans 8:15)
  • You are co-heirs with Christ (Romans 8:17)
  • You can never be separated from God’s love (Romans 8:39)
  • You are part of one body (Romans 12:5)
  • You are sanctified and made acceptable in Christ Jesus (1 Corinthians 1:2)
  • You are made righteous and holy in Christ (1 Corinthians 1:30)
  • You have been bought with a price and belong to God (1 Corinthians 6:19,20)
  • Your labor is not in vain (1 Corinthians 15:58)
  • You are a new creation (2 Corinthians 5:17)
  • You receive God’s righteousness (2 Corinthians 5:21)
  • You are God’s children (Galatians 3:26)
  • You are one in Christ with all other believers (Galatians 3:28)
  • You are blessed with every spiritual blessing in Christ (Ephesians 1:3)
  • You are holy and blameless (Ephesians 1:4)
  • You are chosen before the creation of the world (Ephesians 1:4,11)
  • You are adopted as God’s children (Ephesians 1:5,6)
  • You are given glorious grace, lavishly without restriction (Ephesians 1:5,8)
  • You have the forgiveness of sins (Ephesians 1:7)
  • You are chosen and brought under Christ’s authority (Ephesians 1:11)
  • You are the praise of his glory (Ephesians 1:12)
  • You are identified as belonging to God by the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:13)
  • You have been seated in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 2:6)
  • You have been given the incomparable riches of God’s grace (Ephesians 2:7)
  • You are God’s work of art (Ephesians 2:10)
  • You who were once far away have been brought near (Ephesians 2:13)
  • You have direct access to God by the spirit (Ephesians 2:18)
  • You are built together as a holy building (Ephesians 2:22)
  • You share in the promise of blessings through Christ (Ephesians 3:6)
  • You are completed by God (Ephesians 3:19)
  • You may approach God with freedom and confidence (Ephesians 3:12)
  • You are light in the Lord (Ephesians 5:8)
  • You are members of Christ’s body, the church (Ephesians 5:29,30)
  • Your joy overflows on account of him (Philippians 1:26)
  • All your needs are met according to his glorious riches (Philippians 4:19)
  • You are citizens of heaven (Philippians 3:20)
  • You are holy and faithful (Colossians 1:2)
  • You have hope of glory in him (Colossians 1:27)
  • You are fully mature in him (Colossians 1:28)
  • You are rooted and built up (Colossians 2:7)
  • You have been given the fullness of the deity (Colossians 2:9-10)
  • You are set free from your sinful nature (Colossians 2:11)
  • You can gain an excellent standing and great assurance (1 Timothy 3:13)
  • You have the promise of life (2 Timothy 1:1)
  • You are healed (1 Peter 2:24)
  • You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. (1 Peter 2:9)

Whenever the enemy is feeding you lies to make you feel or think you are anything other than what the word of God says, I encourage you to print this out (My Identity in Christ) and repeat these verses. Speak God’s truth! These just skim the surface of who you are in Christ! 

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14 Comments
  • Robyn
    Posted at 10:23h, 17 January Reply

    yes, yes, yes!!! thank you for this truth today!! 🙂

  • Erin
    Posted at 10:27h, 17 January Reply

    whoa sister. amazing!

  • Kara
    Posted at 10:42h, 17 January Reply

    I printed it! These are great promises to stand on! Thanks for compiling this list and the corresponding verses. I’m adding it to my prayer journal!

  • Charity
    Posted at 13:31h, 17 January Reply

    Before I even got to the bottom of this I scrolled back up and pressed print! Thank you Caroline for the reminder of who holds our identity! All to often we let the world tells us who we are. It’s time that we tell the world who we are….children of the King!

  • Elisha
    Posted at 17:13h, 17 January Reply

    As soon as I read this post my first thought went to the song we sing at my church. It’s beautiful and everyone must listen to it and memorize the words 🙂

    It is called “All He says I am” by Cody Carnes and Kari Jobe

  • Sybil @ Peace it all Together
    Posted at 17:33h, 17 January Reply

    This is the best list! I got a little overwhelmed with emotion just reading it. Some days it is so hard to believe that I am all these things. Thanks so much for the reminder!!

  • Amber
    Posted at 19:34h, 17 January Reply

    Thank you so much for sharing this. I pinned it and I’m going to print it out and remind myself of this every time I forget who I am.

  • Amy
    Posted at 04:12h, 18 January Reply

    This is a great list! Thank you for this reminder and just what I needed to heat this week! Lots of Love to you friend!

  • Jill F.
    Posted at 07:42h, 18 January Reply

    Thank you for reminding us of who are really are. Thank you for joining the Thumping Thursday bloghop.

  • Megan Davis
    Posted at 17:00h, 18 January Reply

    Yes, yes and yes!! Every woman needs to look at this list often and be reminded of who she is in Christ! Thank you so much for taking the time to do this….what a blessing it will be to many!

  • Elizabeth
    Posted at 01:54h, 19 January Reply

    Love this!

  • Emily (eatloveprocreate.blogspot.com)
    Posted at 08:18h, 19 January Reply

    This is beautiful and powerful and I LOVE IT! Oh, and I love that you included stuff from John 15….totally obsessed with that part of the Bible right now. I have my Bible lying open to John 15, and I swear I could read it out loud every single day and not get tired of it. Just such a beautiful set of verses.

  • Jessah
    Posted at 23:02h, 20 January Reply

    Great list! XOXO

  • Mihaela Echols
    Posted at 23:07h, 12 June Reply

    What a great post! So many good verses to go with it too!

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