Mount Olive Baptist Church
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Victory comes from understanding who God is, and then understanding who you are in Christ. A confident expression of one's identity is found in knowing Christ - a secure "knowing" that is based on truth. This is the only sure foundation for experiencing the life that God intended.
I am special...
John 1:12 I am God's child.
John 15:15 I am Christ's friend.
Rom. 5:1 I have been justified.
1 Cor. 6:17 I am united with the Lord, and I am one spirit with Him.
1 Cor. 6:19,20 I have been bought with a price. I belong to God.
1 Cor. 12:27 I am a member of Christ's body.
Eph. 1:1 I am a saint.
Eph. 1:5 I have been adopted as God's child.
Eph. 2:18 I have direct access to God through the Holy Spirit.
Col. 1:14 I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins.
Col. 2:10 I am complete in Christ.
I am secure...
Rom. 8:12 I am free forever from condemnation.
Rom. 8:28 I am assured that all things work together for good.
Rom. 8:31f I am free from any condemning charges against me.
Rom. 8:35f I cannot be separated from the love of God.
1 Cor. 1:21,22 I have been established, anointed, and sealed by God.
Col. 3:3 I am hidden with Christ in God.
Phil. 1:6 I am confident that the good work that God has begun in me will be perfected.
Phil. 3:20 I am a citizen of heaven.
2 Tim. 1:7 I have not been given a spirit of fear but of power, love and a sound mind.
Heb. 4:16 I can find grace and mercy in time of need.
1 John 5:18 I am born of God, and the evil one cannot touch me.
I am significant...
Matt. 5:13,14 I am the salt and light of the earth.
Acts 1:8 I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His life.
1 Cor. 3:16 I am God's temple.
2 Cor. 5:17 I am a minister of reconciliation for God.
2 Cor. 6:1 I am God's coworker. (1 Cor. 3:9)
Eph. 2:6 I am seated with Christ in the heavenly realm.
Eph. 3:12 I may approach God with freedom and confidence.
Phil. 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.