Friday, August 8, 2014

We need to hear this over and over again!

Christ met our greatest need for eternal life, but he also meets our need for significance. identity, acceptance, security and purpose. Let me encourage you to read aloud the following truths and personally appropriate them for yourself. Do this everyday!

Jason Gray sings about this need to remember who we are. His song, Remind me who I am is very uplifting. See below.

I AM ACCEPTED...
John 1:12                     I am God's child.
John 15:15                   I am Christ’s friend.
Rom. 5:1                      I have been justified.
I Cor. 6:17                   I am united with the Lord and I am One spirit with Him.
I Cor. 6:19,20              I have been bought with a price. I belong to God.
I 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. 8:1,2                  I am free forever from condemnation.
Rom. 8:28                   I am assured that all things work together for good.
Rom 8:31                    I am free from any condemning charges against me.
Rom 8:35                    I cannot be separated from the love of God.
2 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.
I John 5:18                  I am born of God, and the evil one cannot touch me.

I AM SIGNIFICANT...
Matt. 5: l3,14               I am the salt and light of the earth.
John 15:1.5                  I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His life.
John 15:16                   I have been chosen and appointed to bear fruit.
Acts 1: 3                      I am a personal witness of Christ.
I 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 co-worker (I Cor. 3:9)
Eph.2:6                        I am seated with Christ in the heavenly realm.
Eph. 2:10                     I am God's workmanship.
Eph.3:12                      I may approach God with freedom and confidence.

Phil. 4:13                     I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.