Your Position In Christ Jesus

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One of the greatest gifts you can present to God is to believe – truly accept – what He says about you.

Jesus resisted the devil by applying God’s Word. When you are attacked, it is the knowledge and use of the Word that allows you to resist temptation. We cannot resist him by human will or human effort. We resist him by spiritual means – by using the Word of God, being empowered by His Holy Spirit, and through prayer.

As we look at the Word, apply the Word in faith and obedience, allowing the Spirit to empower that action through prayer we can be victorious.

Practical Idea: Print and post this somewhere in your home, ministry, or workplace where you and others can see it often. Use in your small group setting. Review each Scripture and dialogue about what each means. We’ve posted this on our frig, mirrors, and have spoken this over our children (changing “I am” to “You are”).

I Am Accepted In Christ Jesus
I am God’s child (John 1:12)
I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15)
I have been justified (Rom. 5:1)
I am united with the Lord and one with Him in spirit (1 Cor. 6:17)
I have been bought with a price; I belong to God (1 Cor. 6:20)
I am a member of Christ’s Body (1 Cor. 12:27)
I am a saint (Eph. 1:1)
I have been adopted as God’s child (Eph. 1:5)
I have direct access to God through the Holy Spirit (Eph. 2:18)
I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins (Col. 1:14)
I am complete in Christ (Col. 2:10)

I Am Secure In Christ
I am free forever from condemnation (Rom. 8:12)
I am assured that all things work together for good (Rom. 8:28)
I am free from any condemning charges against me (Rom. 8:33, 34)
I cannot be separated from the love of God (Rom. 8:35)
I have been established, anointed and sealed by God (2 Cor. 1:21)
I am hidden with Christ in God (Col. 3:3)
I am confident that the good work God has begun in me will be perfected (Phil. 1:6)
I am a citizen of heaven (Phil. 3:20)
I have not been given a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind (2 Tim. 1:7)
I can find grace and mercy in time of need (Heb. 4:16)
I am born of God and the evil one cannot touch me (1 John 5:18)

I Am Special In Christ Jesus
I am the salt and light of the earth (Mth. 5:13, 14)
I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His life (John 15:15)
I have been chosen and appointed to bear fruit (John 15:16)
I am a personal witness of Christ’s (Acts 1:8)
I am God’s temple (1 Cor. 3:16)
I am a minister of reconciliation (2 Cor. 17:20)
I am God’s coworker (2 Cor. 6:1)
I am seated with Christ in the heavenly realm (Eph. 2:6)
I am God’s workmanship (Eph. 2:10)
I may approach God with freedom and confidence (Eph. 3:12)
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me (Phil. 4:13)

SourceCoreDiscipleship.com

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