Who, in Christ, Are You?


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Who, in Christ, Are You?

  1. 1. <ul><li>Who In Christ Are You? </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>In Christ </li></ul><ul><li>I am ACCEPTED </li></ul><ul><li>I am SECURE </li></ul><ul><li>I am SIGNIFICANT </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The more I reaffirm </li></ul><ul><li>my identity in Christ, </li></ul><ul><li>the more my behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>will reflect </li></ul><ul><li>my true identity </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In Christ </li></ul><ul><li>I am ACCEPTED </li></ul><ul><li>...I belong </li></ul>
  5. 5. I am Accepted <ul><li>Christ ACCEPTED me </li></ul><ul><li>“ Accept one another, then, </li></ul><ul><li>just as Christ accepted you, </li></ul><ul><li>in order to bring praise to God.” </li></ul><ul><li>Romans 15:7 NIV </li></ul>
  6. 6. I am Accepted <ul><li>I am God's CHILD </li></ul><ul><li>“ Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God </li></ul><ul><li>— children born not of natural descent, </li></ul><ul><li>nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God.” John 1:12,13 NIV </li></ul>
  7. 7. I am Accepted <ul><li>I am COMPLETE in Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>“ For in Him dwells all the fullness </li></ul><ul><li>of the Godhead bodily; </li></ul><ul><li>and you are complete in Him, </li></ul><ul><li>who is the head of all principality and power.” </li></ul><ul><li>Colossians 2:9-10 NKJ </li></ul>
  8. 8. I am Accepted <ul><li>I BELONG to God. </li></ul><ul><li>“ You are not your own; </li></ul><ul><li>you were bought at a price. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore honour God with your body.” </li></ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 6:19,20 NIV </li></ul>
  9. 9. I am Accepted <ul><li>I am a MEMBER </li></ul><ul><li>of Christ's body. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually.” </li></ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 12:27 NKJ </li></ul>
  10. 10. I am Accepted <ul><li>I am UNITED with the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>and ONE with Him in spirit. </li></ul><ul><li>“ But he who unites himself with the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>is one with him in spirit.” </li></ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 6:17 NIV </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>In Christ </li></ul><ul><li>I am SECURE </li></ul><ul><li>...I am safe </li></ul>
  12. 12. I am Secure <ul><li>I have a SPIRIT of power </li></ul><ul><li>“ For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love </li></ul><ul><li>and of a sound mind.” </li></ul><ul><li>2 Timothy 1:7 NKJ </li></ul>
  13. 13. I am Secure <ul><li>The EVIL ONE CAN’T harm me </li></ul><ul><li>“ We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the One who was born of God keeps him safe, and the evil one cannot harm him.” </li></ul><ul><li>1 John 5:18 NIV </li></ul>
  14. 14. I am Secure <ul><li>I am a CITIZEN of heaven </li></ul><ul><li>“ But our citizenship is in heaven. </li></ul><ul><li>And we eagerly await a Saviour from there, the Lord Jesus Christ…” </li></ul><ul><li>Philippians 3:20 NIV </li></ul>
  15. 15. I am Secure <ul><li>I CAN’T be SEPARATED </li></ul><ul><li>from the love of God </li></ul><ul><li>“ For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, </li></ul><ul><li>will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord .” </li></ul><ul><li>Romans 8:38,39 </li></ul>
  16. 16. I am Secure <ul><li>I’ve been </li></ul><ul><li>ANOINTED and SEALED </li></ul><ul><li>“ Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.” 2 Corinthians 1:21-22 NIV </li></ul>
  17. 17. I am Secure <ul><li>I am FREE from condemnation </li></ul><ul><li>“ There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, </li></ul><ul><li>who do not walk according to the flesh, </li></ul><ul><li>but according to the Spirit.” </li></ul><ul><li>Romans 8:1-2 NKJ </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>In Christ </li></ul><ul><li>I am SIGNIFICANT </li></ul><ul><li>...I have purpose </li></ul>
  19. 19. I am Significant <ul><li>I am SALT and LIGHT </li></ul><ul><li>“ You are the salt of the earth… </li></ul><ul><li>You are the light of the world…” </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew 5:13,14 NKJ </li></ul>
  20. 20. I am Significant <ul><li>I CAN DO all things </li></ul><ul><li>I can do all things through Christ, </li></ul><ul><li>who strengthens me. </li></ul><ul><li>Philippians 4:13 NKJ </li></ul>
  21. 21. I am Significant <ul><li>I am GOD’S workmanship </li></ul><ul><li>“ For we are God's workmanship, </li></ul><ul><li>created in Christ Jesus to do good works, </li></ul><ul><li>which God prepared in advance </li></ul><ul><li>for us to do.” </li></ul><ul><li>Ephesians 2:10 NIV </li></ul>
  22. 22. I am Significant <ul><li>I’ve been appointed to bear fruit ( to PRODUCE) </li></ul><ul><li>“ You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit—fruit that will last.” </li></ul><ul><li>John 15:16 NIV </li></ul>
  23. 23. I am Significant <ul><li>I am a BRANCH of the v ine and a CHANNEL of His life </li></ul><ul><li>“ I am the vine, you are the branches. </li></ul><ul><li>He who abides in Me, and I in him, </li></ul><ul><li>bears much fruit; </li></ul><ul><li>for without Me you can do nothing.” </li></ul><ul><li>John 15:5 NIV </li></ul>
  24. 24. I am Significant <ul><li>I am a minister of RECONCILIATION and Christ’s AMBASSADOR </li></ul><ul><li>“… who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation … </li></ul><ul><li>We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us.” </li></ul><ul><li>2 Corinthians 5:18-20 NIV </li></ul>
  25. 25. I am Significant <ul><li>I’m Christ’s </li></ul><ul><li>PERSONAL WITNESS </li></ul><ul><li>“ But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Acts 1:8 NIV </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>The more I reaffirm </li></ul><ul><li>my identity in Christ, </li></ul><ul><li>the more my behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>will reflect </li></ul><ul><li>my true identity </li></ul>