Who Am I In Christ
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 924 helpful votes
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
Romans 8:1 ESV / 836 helpful votes
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
John 1:12 ESV / 722 helpful votes
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
John 15:5 ESV / 567 helpful votes
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.
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,
John 15:15 ESV / 492 helpful votes
No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.
And raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.
1 John 4:4 ESV / 449 helpful votes
Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Romans 12:2 ESV / 414 helpful votes
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
Romans 8:17 ESV / 394 helpful votes
And if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.
But he who is joined to the Lord becomes one spirit with him.
We know that everyone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but he who was born of God protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.
Romans 5:1 ESV / 357 helpful votes
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.
Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,
Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?
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,
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
2 Peter 1:4 ESV / 286 helpful votes
By which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.
John 15:16 ESV / 284 helpful votes
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.
John 3:16 ESV / 273 helpful votes
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
He predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will,
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.
For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
And you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,
In whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him.
To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:
For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness.
He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son,
Romans 8:37 ESV / 218 helpful votes
No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
John 15:1 ESV / 218 helpful votes
“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.
John 14:6 ESV / 218 helpful votes
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ.
“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet.
Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love
Romans 8:28 ESV / 207 helpful votes
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Romans 6:23 ESV / 204 helpful votes
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus:
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.
Rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.
Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.
And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
In whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;
James 4:7 ESV / 180 helpful votes
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
1 John 1:9 ESV / 179 helpful votes
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
1 Peter 2:5 ESV / 178 helpful votes
You yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!”
Romans 10:9 ESV / 170 helpful votes
Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
James 1:22 ESV / 169 helpful votes
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
Acts 1:8 ESV / 168 helpful votes
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Romans 3:24 ESV / 166 helpful votes
And are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
Romans 6:6 ESV / 165 helpful votes
We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.
Romans 6:18 ESV / 164 helpful votes
And, having been set free from sin, have become slaves of righteousness.
But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.
Romans 8:2 ESV / 162 helpful votes
For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.
For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you,
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us—for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree”—
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. …
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight
Even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—
And you were dead in the trespasses and sins
Romans 5:17 ESV / 151 helpful votes
For if, because of one man’s trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ.
And to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
For we are God’s fellow workers. You are God’s field, God’s building.
Romans 5:8 ESV / 139 helpful votes
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.
He has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him,
And it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has anointed us,
To the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.
And who has also put his seal on us and given us his Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.
Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.
Romans 12:3 ESV / 120 helpful votes
For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
John 8:12 ESV / 119 helpful votes
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing,
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.
John 10:10 ESV / 115 helpful votes
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.
Romans 3:23 ESV / 111 helpful votes
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.