Your Word says…. therefore

I wish I could take credit for this, but I found this list in my bible some years ago, and when I’m feeling out of sorts, this is a strong reminder of who I am in Christ.

I am justified and declared “not guilty” of sin. 
“All are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus” Romans 3:24

 No condemnation awaits me 
“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” Romans 8:1

 I am set free from the law of sin and death
“Through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set youfree from the law of sin and death.” Romans 8:2

I am sanctified and made acceptable in Jesus Christ
“Those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” 1 Cor 1:2 

I am righteous and holy in Christ
“It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.”  1 Corinthians 1:30

 I will be made alive at the resurrection
“For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive” 1 Corinthians 15:22

 I am a new creation
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come:the old has gone, the new is here”
Corinthians 5:17

I receive God’s righteousness
“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God” 2 Corinthians 5:21

 I am one with Christ with all other believers
“Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance to Abraham” Galatians 3:28

 I am blessed with every spiritual blessing in Christ
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ” Ephesians 1:3

I am holy, blameless and covered with God’s love
“For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight”
Ephesians 1:4

I am adopted as a child of God
“He predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves” Ephesians 1:5-6

My sins are taken away, and I am forgiven
“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace” Ephesians 1:7

I will be brought under Christ’s headship
“To be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will” Ephesians 1:10 – 11

I am marked a belonging to God by the Holy Spirit
“And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit” Ephesians 1:13

 I have been raised up to sit with Christ in glory
“And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus” Ephesians 2:6

 I am God’s artwork
“ For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” Ephesians 2:10

 I have been brought near to God
“But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ” Ephesians 2:13

I share in the promise in Christ
“Through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus” Ephesians 3:6

 I can come with freedom and confidence into God’s presence
“In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence” Ephesians 3:12

I am a member of Christ’s body, the church
“No one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church, for we are members of his body” Ephesians 5:29 – 30

 I have been given fullness in Christ
“In Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority”
Colossians 2:10

 I am set free from my sinful nature
“In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ” Colossians 2:11

I will have eternal glory
“Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they too may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory” 2 Timothy 2:10

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