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ABC’s of What we Are in Christ

 A    I am Christ’s Ambassador, appointed to bear fruit and spread the sweet aroma of Christ (2 Cor 5:20; 2:15; John 15:16).

B    I am blessed with every spiritual blessing (Eph 1:3).

C    “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me” (Gal 2:20).

D    I am dead to sin, delivered from the dominion of darkness (Rom 6:2,11; Col 1:13).

E    I am enriched in every way, empowered by the Holy Spirit, given eternal life (1 Cor 1:5; Titus 3:6; John 3:36).

F    I have been forgiven, and I “forgive and forget.” I am called to spread the fragrance of Christ (Eph 4:32; Col 3:13; 2 Cor 2:14).

G    I have been given GRACE in Christ Jesus (1 Cor 1:4

H    I am a heir of God and a co-heir in Christ. Christ in me is the hope of glory (Rom 8:17; Col 1:27).

I    I am an imitator of God. “Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God” (Eph 5:1,2).

J    I am justified by grace (Titus 3:7). Jesus is the Joy of my life!

K    I have been given the Keys of the Kingdom. I know in whom I believe (Matt 16:19; 1 Tim 1:12).

L    I am loved by the Father; he has poured out his love on me. I am a letter from Christ (John 16:27; 2 Cor 3:3).

M    I have the mind of Christ (2 Cor 2:16).

N    I have a new life, a new self (Col 3:10; Rom 6:4).

O    I am an overcomer, because the One who is in me is greater than the one who is in the world (1 John 4:4).

P    I have peace with God—Christ is my peace. I am protected from the evil one (Eph 2:14; John 17:15).

Q    I am qualified “to share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light” (Col 1:12).

R    I am redeemed! I am rooted and established in Christ, and I am renewed day by day (Titus 2:14; Col 2:7; 1:14; 2 Cor 4:16).

S    I am saved by grace; sanctified by the truth. God has given me a “spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline” (Eph 2:8; John 17:17; 2 Tim 1:7).

T    I am a temple of the Holy Spirit, transformed into Christ’s likeness (1 Cor 3:16; 6:19; 1 Cor 3:18).

U    I am united with Christ (Rom 6:5).

V    I am a victor. “But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Cor 15:57).

W    I am God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for me to do (Eph 2:10).

X    “I eagerly eXpect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be eXalted in my body, whether by life or by death” (Phil 1:20).

Y    I have taken upon me the yoke of Christ. I am learning from Him who is gentle and humble in heart. His yoke is easy and his burden is light (Matt 11:29-30).

Z    I am not lacking in zeal, but I keep my spiritual fervor, serving the Lord (Rom 12:11).

This is only the tip of the iceberg of all the richest and blessing we have in Christ.

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