Who I am in Christ 1

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Who I am in Christ 1"

Transcription

1 My Identity in Christ Who I am in Christ 1 1 I am a child of God John 1:12 But as many as received Him, He gave to them authority to become the children of God, to those who believe on His name, Romans 8:16 The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are the children of God. 1John 3:1-3 Behold what manner of love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God. Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be. But we know that when He shall be revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. And everyone who has this hope on him purifies himself, even as that One is pure. 2 I am an heir with all who are in Christ 3 I can call the Lord Abba Father 4 I am His people, a chosen generation, a royal priesthood Galatians 3:26-29 For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For as many as were baptized into Christ, you put on Christ. There cannot be Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is no male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise. Galatians 4:6-7 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. So that you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, also an heir of God through Christ. 1Peter 2:9-10 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for possession, so that you might speak of the praises of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvellous light; you who then were not a people, but now the people of God,

2 Who I am in Christ ~ 5 I am the salt of the earth 6 I am the light of the world 7 I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His Life 8 I have been appointed to bear fruit 9 I am Christ s personal witness Who I am in Christ 2 Matthew 5:13 You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt loses its savor, with what shall it be salted? It is no longer good for anything, but to be thrown out and to be trodden underfoot by men. Matthew 5:14 You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. John 15:1 I am the True Vine, and My Father is the Vinedresser. John 15:5 I am the Vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. John 15:16 You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and ordained you that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever you shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it to you. John 15:16 You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and ordained you that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever you shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it to you. 10 I am God s temple 1Corinthians 3:16 Do you not know that you are a temple of God, and that the Spirit of God 11 I am a member of God s temple dwells in you? 1Corinthians 12:27 And you are the body of Christ, and members in part.

3 12 I am a minister of reconciliation for God Who I am in Christ 3 2Corinthians 5:17 So that if anyone is in Christ, that one is a new creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. 2Co 5:18 And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation; 13 I am God s co-worker 1Corinthians 3:9 For of God we are fellowworkers, a field of God, and you are a building of God. 2Corinthians 6:1 But working together, we also call on you not to receive the grace of God in vain. 14 I am a saint Ephesians 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints who are in 15 I have been raised up and seated with Christ 16 I am God s workmanship 17 I am a citizen of heaven In Christ I am accepted Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:6 and has raised us up together and made us sit together in the heavenlies in Christ Jesus, Ephesians 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:6 and has raised us up together and made us sit together in the heavenlies in Christ Jesus, 18 I am Christ s friend John 15:15 No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master does. But I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you. 19 I have been justified Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

4 20 I am joined to the Lord & am one spirit with Him 21 I have been bought with a price; I belong to God 22 I have been made righteous 23 I have been adopted as God s child 24 I have direct access to God through the Holy Spirit 25 I am of God s household 26 I am a fellow citizen with the rest of the saints 27 I may approach God with boldness and confidence 28 I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins 29 I am complete in Christ Who I am in Christ 4 1Corinthians 6:17 But he being joined to the Lord is one spirit. 1Corinthians 6:20 for you are bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's. 2Corinthians 5:21 For He has made Him who knew no sin, to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. Ephesians 1:5 having predestined us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, Ephesians 2:19 Now therefore you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God, Ephesians 2:19 Now therefore you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God, Ephesians 2:19 Now therefore you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God, Ephesians 3:12 in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through His faith. Colossians 1:14 in whom we have redemption through His blood, the remission of sins. Colossians 2:10 And you are complete in Him, who is the Head of all principality and power,

5 In Christ I am secure 30 I am assured that all things work together for good 31 I cannot be separated from the love of God 32 I am free forever from condemnation 33 I am free from any condemning charges against me 34 I have been established, anointed, and sealed by God 35 I have been given the Holy Spirit as a pledge guaranteeing my inheritance to come 36 I have been delivered from the domain of darkness and transferred to the kingdom of Christ 37 I am hidden with Christ in God Who I am in Christ 5 Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. Romans 8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. Romans 8:33 Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? It is God who justifies. 2Corinthians 1:21-22 But He confirming us and anointing us with you in Christ is God. And He has sealed us and having given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts. Ephesians 1:13-14 in whom also you, hearing the Word of Truth, the gospel of our salvation, in whom also believing, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is the earnest of our inheritance, to the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory. Colossians 1:13 For He has delivered us from the power of darkness and has translated us into the kingdom of His dear Son Colossians 3:3 For you died, and your life has been hidden with Christ in God.

6 38 I am confident that the good work that God began in me will be perfected 39 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me 40 I have not been given a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind 41 I can find grace and mercy in time of need 42 I am born of God, and the evil one cannot touch me Who I am in Christ 6 Philippians 1:6 being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. 2Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. Hebrews 4:16 Therefore let us come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. 1John 5:18 We know that everyone who has been born of God does not continue to sin, but the one born of God guards himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

7 Colossians 3:10-21 God s great goal for me as His child is that I become like Him My identity is no longer in racial, religious, cultural or social ties Once I know who I am in Christ, God focuses on my character My character is developed in my relationships with others Love is the highest level of character development Having Christ living in me is the only way I can become like Him Who I am in Christ 7 Colossians 3:10 and having put on the new, having been renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him, Colossians 3:11 where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, foreigner, Scythian, slave or freeman, but Christ is all things in all. Colossians 3:12 Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender feelings of mercy, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering, Colossians 3:13 forbearing one another and forgiving yourselves, if anyone has a complaint against any. As Christ forgave you, so also you do. Colossians 3:14 And above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfectness. Colossians 3:15-17 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which you also are called in one body, and be thankful. Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. And everything, whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him.

8 My home and family is where God works on me and my character Who I am in Christ 8 Colossians 3:18-22 Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as is becoming in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be bitter against them. Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord. Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they be discouraged. Slaves, obey your masters according to the flesh in all things; not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing God.

Who I Am In Christ. My Identity in Christ. I am In Christ

Who I Am In Christ. My Identity in Christ. I am In Christ Who I Am In Christ Freedom, life, and joy begin when we have a true understanding of God and the Father-heart of God. We must know who we are as God s children, and that the nature of our relationship

More information

Who God Says I Am. Saint - I Corinthians 1:2-3 (NKJV) 2

Who God Says I Am. Saint - I Corinthians 1:2-3 (NKJV) 2 Who God Says I Am Saint - I Corinthians 1:2-3 (NKJV) 2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the

More information

~ Jaco Kruger ~ ~

~ Jaco Kruger ~  ~ I am justified by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus; there is no condemnation and I am free from the law of sin and death. I am sanctified, called out of the world and given wisdom

More information

Salvation Doctrines. You are in the eternal plan of God, sharing the destiny of the Lord Jesus Christ. As such you are:

Salvation Doctrines. You are in the eternal plan of God, sharing the destiny of the Lord Jesus Christ. As such you are: Salvation Doctrines "The Christian who does not understand what God has done in the past, and does not have faith in what God will do in the future, will be overwhelmed by today's crisis." Chester McCalley

More information

My Father loves me with an everlasting love. I have never not been loved by Him.

My Father loves me with an everlasting love. I have never not been loved by Him. My Father loves me with an everlasting love. I have never not been loved by Him. - I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have drawn you with loving kindness - Jeremiah 31:3 My Father loves

More information

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor un-circumcision avails anything, but a new creation. -Galatians 6:15

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor un-circumcision avails anything, but a new creation. -Galatians 6:15 IN CHRIST I AM CONFESSIONS In Christ I am a new man Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. -2 Corinthians 5:17 For in

More information

3D Blessing Worksheet

3D Blessing Worksheet 3D Blessing Worksheet 1. Blessing GOD - Giving thanks to God for person 2. Blessing DESIGN - Include Scripture in blessing WHO they are 3. Blessing DESTINY- Include Scripture in blessing WHERE they have

More information

Then he believed in the Lord; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness. GENESIS 15.6

Then he believed in the Lord; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness. GENESIS 15.6 Salvation, Assurance Then he believed in the Lord; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness. GENESIS 15.6... I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand. EXODUS 33.22b The Lord

More information

Colossians. 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Colossians. 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, Colossians 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 1:2 To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ who are at Colosse: Grace be to you, and peace, from God our

More information

SABBATH GREETINGS FROM GOD THE FATHER AND OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

SABBATH GREETINGS FROM GOD THE FATHER AND OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST SABBATH GREETINGS FROM GOD THE FATHER AND OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST IDENTITY CRISIS By Kenneth M. Hoeck TRUTH ON THE WEB MINISTRIES & CHURCH OF GOD WOODSTOCK John 1:12-13 But as many as received him, to them

More information

Eternal Security: Twenty-One Proofs of the Biblical Doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints

Eternal Security: Twenty-One Proofs of the Biblical Doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints Eternal Security: Twenty-One Proofs of the Biblical Doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints By James Moriello, Firm Foundation Christian Church, Woonsocket, RI, 2016 Here are 21 Bible texts (NKJV) which

More information

ARMED FOR WAR Discipleship Course

ARMED FOR WAR Discipleship Course SECTION 11 The Armor of God & Spiritual Warfare Lesson 46 - The Armor of God Part 6 Gospel of peace - continued The Gospel of peace is the Gospel of being at one again. Genesis 3:1-4 Now the serpent was

More information

The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians

The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians Colossians 1:1 1 Colossians 1:13 The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brethren

More information

Holy Spirit THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN

Holy Spirit THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN Holy Spirit THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN Lesson 5 When Jesus poured out the Spirit on all flesh on the day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit started His ministry in the life of the Christians.

More information

15 For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints, 16 do not cease giving

15 For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints, 16 do not cease giving Ephesians 1 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are at Ephesus and who are faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus

More information

FIVE THINGS MOST PEOPLE DO NOT WANT TO THINK ABOUT Matthew 7: The Sermon on the Mount

FIVE THINGS MOST PEOPLE DO NOT WANT TO THINK ABOUT Matthew 7: The Sermon on the Mount FIVE THINGS MOST PEOPLE DO NOT WANT TO THINK ABOUT Matthew 7:21-23 - The Sermon on the Mount Introduction: A. There are five truths found in this text - Matthew 7:21-23 1. Matthew 7:21-23 (NKJV) ---- 21

More information

A STUDY ON THE HOLY SPIRIT FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT. The Holy Spirit in the Gospels:

A STUDY ON THE HOLY SPIRIT FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT. The Holy Spirit in the Gospels: The Holy Spirit in the Gospels: 1. Jesus became flesh through the power of the Holy Spirit a. Matthew 1:18 b. Matthew 1:20 c. Luke 1:35 2. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit a. Luke 1:41 3. Zechariah

More information

40 Days of Prayer. Introduction

40 Days of Prayer. Introduction 40 Days of Prayer Introduction Prayer is God s idea. Proof that God wants to hear from us in prayer is found in Matthew Chapter 6 as Jesus is teaching about prayer. Jesus said, When you pray Jesus did

More information

There is therefore now no condemnation to THOSE WHO ARE IN Christ Jesus, Who is free?

There is therefore now no condemnation to THOSE WHO ARE IN Christ Jesus, Who is free? Lesson 9 for December 2, 2017 Who is free? There is therefore now no condemnation to THOSE WHO ARE IN Christ Jesus, (Romans 8:1) Only those who have a strong relationship with Christ can be free; that

More information

Fifty Reasons Why A Saved Person Can NEVER be Lost

Fifty Reasons Why A Saved Person Can NEVER be Lost Fifty Reasons Why A Saved Person Can NEVER be Lost 1. ETERNAL LIFE IS ETERNAL. John 3:15,10:28, Romans 6:23, 1 John 2:25, 5:1 1, 5;13, etc.; By definition eternal means never ending. Once a believer has

More information

Colossians King James Version

Colossians King James Version Colossians This is the Authorized of the book of Colossians. An online version of the entire King James Bible with daily readings, full search functionality, additional downloads and much more is available

More information

~ Choices for the Second Reading ~

~ Choices for the Second Reading ~ ~ Choices for the Second Reading ~ D1 ~ What will separate us from the love of Christ? Romans 8:31b-35, 37-39 Brothers and sisters: If God is for us, who can be against us? He did not spare his own Son

More information

NEW TESTAMENT Romans 8:31b-35, What will separate us from the love of Christ?

NEW TESTAMENT Romans 8:31b-35, What will separate us from the love of Christ? A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans If God is for us, who can be against us? He did not spare his own Son but handed him over for us all, how will he not also give us everything else

More information

ROMANS 8, New King James Version

ROMANS 8, New King James Version ROMANS 8, New King James Version 1 [There is] therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit

More information

SO GREAT A SALVATION THE WORK OF CHRIST THE CHRISTIAN TEACHING PODCAST EPISODE 8 (APRIL 2018)

SO GREAT A SALVATION THE WORK OF CHRIST THE CHRISTIAN TEACHING PODCAST EPISODE 8 (APRIL 2018) SO GREAT A SALVATION THE CHRISTIAN TEACHING PODCAST EPISODE 8 (APRIL 2018) SERIES: BIBLE BASICS FOR NEW BELIEVERS WWW.CHRISTIANTEACHING.ORG THE WORK OF CHRIST THE PRIMARY ISSUE THE WORK OF CHRIST ANSWERS

More information

GOD'S AMAZING GRACE. Today I will be sharing on the God s amazing grace. I will begin by looking at three passages of Scripture.

GOD'S AMAZING GRACE. Today I will be sharing on the God s amazing grace. I will begin by looking at three passages of Scripture. GOD'S AMAZING GRACE Today I will be sharing on the God s amazing grace. I will begin by looking at three passages of Scripture. The Apostle Paul wrote, And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses

More information

A MAN IS JUSTIFIED BY FAITH ROMANS 3

A MAN IS JUSTIFIED BY FAITH ROMANS 3 A MAN IS JUSTIFIED BY FAITH ROMANS 3 Text: Introduction: It s been said, There can be no good news without bad news. Certainly as we have seen over the last few weeks there is certainly bad news in the

More information

Peter and Paul. Did they preach the Same Message?

Peter and Paul. Did they preach the Same Message? Peter and Paul Did they preach the Same Message? I. Peter meets Cornelius, a Roman Centurion. A. Acts 10:25-26 5 And as Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him, and fell down at his feet, and worshipped

More information

What will separate us from the love of Christ?

What will separate us from the love of Christ? 1 What will separate us from the love of Christ? A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans 8:31b-35, 37-39 If God is for us, who can be against us? He did not spare his own Son but handed him

More information

NT-1. A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans (8: 31-39)

NT-1. A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans (8: 31-39) NT-1 A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans (8: 31-39) Brothers and Sisters: If God is for us, who can be against us? He did not spare his own Son but handed him over for us all, will he

More information

ROMANS 8, English Standard Version. 1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

ROMANS 8, English Standard Version. 1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. ROMANS 8, English Standard Version 1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and

More information

Awana T&T s Ultimate Adventure Book 4

Awana T&T s Ultimate Adventure Book 4 Book Four DISCOVERY 1 A: My family should put the Lord first in everything it does. Joshua 24:15b Choose for yourself this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the river,

More information

Study Notes For Ephesians

Study Notes For Ephesians Study Notes For Ephesians (Chapter Two) Ephesians 2:1 In sin, one is spiritually dead (Luke 15:11-32, Colossians 2:13, and I Timothy 5:6; cf. Luke 9:59-60). In Christ, one is spiritually alive (John 14:6,

More information

Second Reading from the New Testament Romans 5:5-11. A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans

Second Reading from the New Testament Romans 5:5-11. A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans Romans 5:5-11 A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

More information

2017 PATHFINDER MEMORY GEMS

2017 PATHFINDER MEMORY GEMS JANUARY - MARCH First Quarter, King James Version December 31 1 John 2:25. AND THIS IS THE PROMISE THAT HE HATH PROMISED US, EVEN ETERNAL LIFE. January 7 1 John 1:9. If we confess our sins. HE IS FAITHFUL

More information

New Testament Reading Selections

New Testament Reading Selections New Testament Reading Selections God has appointed Jesus to judge everyone, alive and dead. Acts 10:34-36, 42-43 A reading from the Acts of the Apostles. Peter proceeded to address the people in these

More information

New Testament Readings (Second Reading)

New Testament Readings (Second Reading) New Testament Readings (Second Reading) 1. Acts of the Apostles 10:34-43 or 10:34-36. 42-43 A reading from the Acts of the Apostles (long form) Peter proceeded to speak and said, "In truth, I see that

More information

The Invitation of Christ

The Invitation of Christ The Invitation of Christ Introduction 1. Mankind reacts to certain invitations based upon the incentives that are afforded. A. Our hard work, long hours, and discipline are really not that difficult when

More information

St. Cecilia Church New Testament Readings for Funerals (Second Reading Choose One)

St. Cecilia Church New Testament Readings for Funerals (Second Reading Choose One) St. Cecilia Church New Testament Readings for Funerals (Second Reading Choose One) New Testament Reading 1 [1014-1] Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts

More information

SECOND READING Please choose one

SECOND READING Please choose one SECOND READING Please choose one B-1 A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans 5:5-11 Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy

More information

Putting on the New Man

Putting on the New Man Putting on the New Man 1 Putting on the New Man INTRODUCTION: I. The New Testament is literally filled with passages that are not only crucial for our salvation, but essential for us to be able to continue

More information

by Norton M. Rainey, Jr.

by Norton M. Rainey, Jr. by Norton M. Rainey, Jr. CAN A CHRISTIAN LOSE HIS OR HER SALVATION? by Norton M. Rainey, Jr. INTRODUCTION One of the most frequently asked questions is whether a Christian can lose his/her salvation.

More information

Romans 5:5-11 Since we are now justified by his Blood, we will be saved through him from the wrath.

Romans 5:5-11 Since we are now justified by his Blood, we will be saved through him from the wrath. Romans 5:5-11 Since we are now justified by his Blood, we will be saved through him from the wrath. A reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God

More information

ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED? By Apostle Joel Yates

ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED? By Apostle Joel Yates ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED? By Apostle Joel Yates History: John Calvin lived at the same time as Martin Luther and was one of the original reformers that left the Catholic Church. He wrote several writings

More information

Introduction. The Christian s Hope In Christ. The Christian's Hope In Christ. Introduction. What Is Hope? What Is Hope?

Introduction. The Christian s Hope In Christ. The Christian's Hope In Christ. Introduction. What Is Hope? What Is Hope? Introduction The Christian s Hope In Christ The hope we have in Christ stabilizes us in this life ultimately fulfilled in eternal life Devastating words at times of illness or other crises are There s

More information

A reading from the letter of Saint Paul to the Romans

A reading from the letter of Saint Paul to the Romans Romans 5:1-11 E1 Since we are now justified by his Blood, we will be saved through him from the wrath. A reading from the letter of Saint Paul to the Romans Hope does not disappoint, because the love of

More information

Gleanings of Grace. Romans 8

Gleanings of Grace. Romans 8 Gleanings of Grace Romans 8 Lesson 6 The book of Romans was written by the apostle Paul to Christians residing in Rome while he was ministering in Corinth. The emphasis of the book is the gospel of Jesus

More information

Studies of the King & His Kingdom

Studies of the King & His Kingdom Studies of the King & His Kingdom Mastering the Basics Lesson 16 In Christ: A New Creation Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! (2 Corinthians 5:17,

More information

Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the

Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the C Selections: Second Readings from the New Testament C-1. Book: Romans, Chapter: 5, Verse: 5-11 Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit

More information

Bible Interpretation. What does the Bible Mean

Bible Interpretation. What does the Bible Mean Bible Interpretation What does the Bible Mean Bible Interpretation Study Part I Lesson One: Taking the Bible Literally Lesson Two: Interpreting Figurative Language Lesson Three: Prescriptive versus Descriptive

More information

7. Reconciliation Why We Need Reconciliation. Pauline Theology

7. Reconciliation Why We Need Reconciliation. Pauline Theology 7. Reconciliation 7.1. Why We Need Reconciliation We need reconciliation because we are in a state of alienation from God. There is a broken relationship between God and the world. God made man to have

More information

EPHESIANS GOD S NEW SOCIETY

EPHESIANS GOD S NEW SOCIETY EPHESIANS GOD S NEW SOCIETY Ephesians 1:3-14 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, [4] even as he chose

More information

A reading from the Letter of St. Paul to the Romans

A reading from the Letter of St. Paul to the Romans A reading from the Letter of St. Paul to the Romans If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but handed him over for us all, will he not also give us everything else along

More information

Memory Book IT S STILL ALL ABOUT JESUS. Zion Lutheran School 2017/18 5th & 6th Grade

Memory Book IT S STILL ALL ABOUT JESUS. Zion Lutheran School 2017/18 5th & 6th Grade Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 ESV Zion Lutheran School 2017/18 5th & 6th Grade Memory Book IT S STILL ALL ABOUT JESUS Lesson 64: If you confess with your mouth

More information

The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians

The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians Chapter 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the holy and faithful ones in Christ Jesus in Ephesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father

More information

Daily Prayer/Devotion Guide

Daily Prayer/Devotion Guide Daily Prayer/Devotion Guide Thank you for participating in Praying Our Way Forward with the Central Texas Conference. In this time of prayer, we turn our attention toward God that we might grow in awareness

More information

In the Army of Jesus Christ! Revised

In the Army of Jesus Christ! Revised In the Army of Jesus Christ! Revised 2-22-2018 When soldiers are in combat with others fighting beside them, they become very dependent on each other for survival and help in the battle. Before even going

More information

Twenty-One Days of Fasting and Praying

Twenty-One Days of Fasting and Praying 1 Tue Jan 3 Confess and repent 2 Wed Jan 4 Humble yourself Proverbs 28:13 He who covers his sins will not prosper, But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. Ezekiel 18:21-23 But if a wicked

More information

Stars Club Review (NIV 2011)

Stars Club Review (NIV 2011) Stars Club Review (NIV 2011) Girl s Name Birthdate Church Name Sponsor s Name Church Address Sponsor s Address Date Review Passed / / Grade Review Board Member Signature Review Board Member Signature Review

More information

JUSTIFICATION BY WORKS VERSUS JUSTIFICATION BY GRACE

JUSTIFICATION BY WORKS VERSUS JUSTIFICATION BY GRACE JUSTIFICATION BY WORKS VERSUS JUSTIFICATION BY GRACE INTRODUCTION FOR LESSON TWO We listed in the previous article 21 items the Bible says saves us! GOD saves us through His MERCY, GRACE, and LOVE. CHRIST

More information

Ephesians 1:9-10 & Rev 5:10 NASB

Ephesians 1:9-10 & Rev 5:10 NASB Ephesians 1:9-10 & Rev 5:10 NASB He (God) made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him (Christ) with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness

More information

Understanding the Truth of GOD

Understanding the Truth of GOD Understanding the Truth of GOD 2 Corinthians 7:1 perfecting holiness in the fear of God. Vol. I, Number 1 December 2013 A Publication of the Independent Church of God 7 th Day Welcome to the 1 st edition

More information

What We Are In Christ

What We Are In Christ What We Are In Christ BY E.W. KENYON I was surprised to find that the expressions "in Christ," "in whom," and "in Him" occur more than 130 times in the New Testament. This is the heart of the Revelation

More information

GOD WANTS A RELATIONSHIP Not a Performance

GOD WANTS A RELATIONSHIP Not a Performance Bible Teaching Resources by Don Anderson Ministries PO Box 6611 Tyler, TX 75711-6611 903.939.1201 Phone 903.939.1204 Fax 1.877.326.7729 Toll Free www.bibleteachingresources.org www.oneplace.com/ministries/persevering_and_pressing_on

More information

Understanding the Holy Spirit

Understanding the Holy Spirit Understanding the Holy Spirit (3) Know the Grace: The Work of the Holy Spirit in the Lives of NT Saints Know the Person The Motherhood of the Holy Spirit He Is a Full Person (Mind, Heart, Will) He Is Divine

More information

Groundwork Daily Supplements

Groundwork Daily Supplements Groundwork Daily Supplements Note: Read the Scripture below and take note of what it says is true 1) about God/Christ 2) about you 3) about life and healing. Next, take a few moments to connect with God

More information

Forgiving Self and Others. By Patti Soileau

Forgiving Self and Others. By Patti Soileau Forgiving Self and Others By Patti Soileau The Goals of Forgiveness Ephesians 4:32 And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ also forgave you. There was a

More information

Holiness - The Eternal Discriminator

Holiness - The Eternal Discriminator Holiness - The Eternal Discriminator April 29, 2018 1 Peter 1:14 ESV 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed (syschēmatizō - to conform to another's pattern in mind and character, to fashion alike)

More information

The Blessings of Christmas 1. The Blessings of Christmas. Mark McGee

The Blessings of Christmas 1. The Blessings of Christmas. Mark McGee The Blessings of Christmas 1 The Blessings of Christmas By Mark McGee Being a Christian has so many wonderful blessings attached to it. In fact, the Apostle Paul tells us that we are blessed with every

More information

Galatians - Memory Verses Carl B. Garner - BE-315 (3) Year 2 Quarter 1 - Junior

Galatians - Memory Verses Carl B. Garner - BE-315 (3) Year 2 Quarter 1 - Junior Week 1 Tuesday August 16 2005 Orientation Thursday August 18 2005 Week 2 Tuesday August 23 2005 Galatians 1.6-7 6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ

More information

THE BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS JOY FOR EVERY SITUATION

THE BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS JOY FOR EVERY SITUATION THE BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS JOY FOR EVERY SITUATION PHILIPPIANS CHAPTER 1:1-7 MEDIA REFERENCE NUMBER SMX-876 AUGUST 16, 2015 THE TITLE OF THE MESSAGE: part 3 DISCOVERING THE PRESENCE OF GOD AND HIS JOY IN

More information

HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL

HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL How a Sinner becomes a Saint 1. must see self as a sinner, totally incapable of saving yourself (Jeremiah 3:13) 2.must believe that reconciliation is provided through Christ s death (Rom 5:8-11; Col 1:19-23)

More information

Commands of Jesus of the New Testament Ephesians Verses Only

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

More information

Statements for the Believer

Statements for the Believer Statements for the Believer I am a child of God Romans 8:16 (NLT) For His Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God s children John 1:12 (NLT) But to all who believed Him and accepted Him,

More information

PREPARE LESSON 3 CONNECT. Randy Broberg Maranatha Chapel October 15, 2012

PREPARE LESSON 3 CONNECT. Randy Broberg Maranatha Chapel October 15, 2012 PREPARE LESSON 3 CONNECT Randy Broberg Maranatha Chapel October 15, 2012 LOVE ONE ANOTHER PREPARE LESSON 3: connect WHY WE LOVE ONE ANOTHER 1 John 3:11 For this is the message that you have heard from

More information

Step 12. Sharing the Vision. 16 Twelve Steps In Christ

Step 12. Sharing the Vision. 16 Twelve Steps In Christ Step 12 16 Twelve Steps In Christ Step 12 Step 12 Notes: Step 12 We, having been born again, will in love share His Gospel with others, asking Him to set up divine appointments with those whom He has called.

More information

THE PARABLES OF THE TREASURE HID IN THE FIELD AND THE PEARL OF GREAT PRICE

THE PARABLES OF THE TREASURE HID IN THE FIELD AND THE PEARL OF GREAT PRICE Chapter XIV The Flesh and the Spirit in the Church Age THE PARABLES OF THE TREASURE HID IN THE FIELD AND THE PEARL OF GREAT PRICE After completing the parable of the leaven, our Lord sent the multitude

More information

Text: John 14:1-31 Subject: Christ s Comfort for His People Reading: Romans 8:1-39

Text: John 14:1-31 Subject: Christ s Comfort for His People Reading: Romans 8:1-39 Sermon #97 John s Gospel Title: Text: John 14:1-31 Subject: Christ s Comfort for His People Reading: Romans 8:1-39 1 [There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk

More information

1. Access to God. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness (1Jo 1:9).

1. Access to God. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness (1Jo 1:9). 1. Access to God. At the moment of faith in Christ, we immediately have access to God through prayer (Rom 5:2; Eph 2:18; Eph 3:12). We have access to the Father through prayer when we are in fellowship

More information

A reading from the book of Genesis

A reading from the book of Genesis 1 st Reading (1) Genesis 1:26-28, 31a A reading from the book of Genesis Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea,

More information

Once Saved always saved? Intro Song: "My God" by Out of Darkness

Once Saved always saved? Intro Song: My God by Out of Darkness Once Saved always saved? Intro Song: "My God" by Out of Darkness Intro Prayer: For an end to abortion for unity of all believers in the ONE Church christ founded for conversion of sinners for the poor

More information

ABIDE IN CHRIST John 15:5

ABIDE IN CHRIST John 15:5 ABIDE IN CHRIST John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. BE SELFLESS Philippians 2:3-4 Do

More information

The Faith of Abraham. The Faith of Abraham. Walking In A Hoping Growing Faith. Misplaced Pride In Being Abraham s Descendants

The Faith of Abraham. The Faith of Abraham. Walking In A Hoping Growing Faith. Misplaced Pride In Being Abraham s Descendants The Faith of The Faith of Lesson 4 1. An obedient faith 2. Justified by a believing trusting working faith 3. Walking in a hoping growing faith 4. are 's descendants, 2 Walking In A Hoping Growing Faith

More information

2 6:14-18, 7:1 (NKJV)

2 6:14-18, 7:1 (NKJV) 2 Corinthians 6:14-18, 7:1 (NKJV) 14 Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? 15 And what

More information

Conversion, A Growth Process

Conversion, A Growth Process Conversion, A Growth Process I d like to begin today by reading a statement taken directly from the Pacific Church of God website. It s found within our Statements of Belief under the heading Conversion.

More information

The Beauty of God s Grace Pt.2 God's Grace in Holiness & Sanctification Pastor Ken Birks

The Beauty of God s Grace Pt.2 God's Grace in Holiness & Sanctification Pastor Ken Birks The Beauty of God s Grace Pt.2 God's Grace in Holiness & Sanctification Pastor Ken Birks I. Introductory Remarks. In this series of messages we are looking at the subject of God's grace and how it works

More information

Comfort in Life & Death. Day One of the Heidelberg Catechism [1563]

Comfort in Life & Death. Day One of the Heidelberg Catechism [1563] Comfort in Life & Death Day One of the Heidelberg Catechism [1563] What is your only comfort in life and in death? That I am not my own, but belong body and soul, in life and in death to my faithful Savior,

More information

What the Bible Says About Salvation:

What the Bible Says About Salvation: What the Bible Says About Salvation: 1 John 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

More information

LETTER TO THE EPHESIANS. Compiled By Donald Townsley

LETTER TO THE EPHESIANS. Compiled By Donald Townsley LETTER TO THE EPHESIANS Compiled By Donald Townsley LETTER TO THE EPHESIANS INTRODUCTION: 1. The beginning of the church at Ephesus: LESSON ONE (1) Paul's first visit was brief, at the closing portion

More information

Figures and Parables that Describe the Church

Figures and Parables that Describe the Church Figures and Parables that Describe the Church Introduction: Jesus and the apostles loved to use figures and parables to explain things more clearly than is possible in ordinary language. There are many

More information

Problem/Solution. A Theology of Sin and Salvation

Problem/Solution. A Theology of Sin and Salvation Problem/Solution A Theology of Sin and Salvation Are We Sick of Sin? No One is Righteous before God Romans 3:9-20 But God! Romans 3:21-24 Ephesians 2:1-5 Salvation! God Rescues and Restores The righteousness

More information

4. Adoption: You are a Son of God

4. Adoption: You are a Son of God 4. Adoption: You are a Son of God If you want to judge how well a person understands Christianity, find out how much he makes of the thought of being God s child, and having God as his Father. If this

More information

Jesus. The Way, The Truth, The Life

Jesus. The Way, The Truth, The Life Jesus The Way, The Truth, The Life Introduction John 14:6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. 1. Jesus had just said: And where I go

More information

Water Baptism. God commands all believers to be water baptised. Faith, repentance and water baptism

Water Baptism. God commands all believers to be water baptised. Faith, repentance and water baptism Water Baptism God commands all believers to be water baptised In Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:16 and Acts 2:38, God instructs all humans who are believers and disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ to be water baptised.

More information

Galatians 3 1 Righteous by Faith. The Personal Argument 3:1-5

Galatians 3 1 Righteous by Faith. The Personal Argument 3:1-5 Grace and Faith Ministries 1 Galatians 3 1 Righteous by Faith In chapters three and four Paul uses six arguments to prove that salvation is by grace through faith and not by works of the law. In this lesson,

More information

Galatians Lesson 5 John 1:12-13 Romans 8:14-17 Ephesians 1: Peter 1:3-5 Colossians 2:8, Genesis 16

Galatians Lesson 5 John 1:12-13 Romans 8:14-17 Ephesians 1: Peter 1:3-5 Colossians 2:8, Genesis 16 Galatians Lesson 5 John 1:12-13 11 He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him. 12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those

More information

GOD. Our Identity in Christ 5 Our Redemption Teacher: Reverend Tom Knupp. Our Redemption in Christ is our identification as the redeemed.

GOD. Our Identity in Christ 5 Our Redemption Teacher: Reverend Tom Knupp. Our Redemption in Christ is our identification as the redeemed. GOD Our Identity in Christ 5 Our Redemption Teacher: Reverend Tom Knupp Our Redemption in Christ is our identification as the redeemed. Introduction Our heavenly Father brought us to Himself by His Son,

More information

Once saved always saved? Have you ever wondered if a Christian will go to hell if he or she murdered someone or committed

Once saved always saved? Have you ever wondered if a Christian will go to hell if he or she murdered someone or committed Saved Only Once Once saved always saved? Have you ever wondered if a Christian will go to hell if he or she murdered someone or committed suicide? Have you ever read a verse in the Bible that seems to

More information

GOD. Our Ministry of Reconciliation

GOD. Our Ministry of Reconciliation GOD Our Ministry of Reconciliation When we got born again, we became God s children. We are redeemed from the curse of the Law, we are set apart, and in God s eyes we are justified and righteous. We have

More information

God spoke to Moses: Tell Aaron and his sons, This is how you are to bless the People of Israel. Say to them, The Aaronic blessing

God spoke to Moses: Tell Aaron and his sons, This is how you are to bless the People of Israel. Say to them, The Aaronic blessing Numbers 6v24-26 Joshua 1v8 Psalm 40v1-3 Psalm 46v10a Psalm 119v18 Matthew 28v18-20 Matthew 22v37-40 John 14v6 Romans 6v22-23 Romans 8v38-39 Romans 12v1-2 1 Corinthians 11v23-26 Galatians 5v22-23 Ephesians

More information