A Divine Inheritance

victory in Christ

“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.” – 1 Corinthians 5:17  (ESV)

Through our faith in our Lord Jesus Christ and by the power of the Holy Spirit, we have been born again. What does that really mean? The term “born again” is a phrase often repeated and often taken for granted.

Simply put, being “born again”  it to be made anew through Christ.  Redemption by being “born again” through faith in Christ,  reconciles the believer to God, completely and eternally. It is a gift of pure mercy and grace.


Who You Are in Christ

  • You have been chosen and you were bought with a price. You belong to God. (Eph 1:4, 1 Thess 4, 1 Cor 6:19,20)
  • You are an adopted child and an heir of God. (Eph 1:5, John 1:2, Rom 8:14,16, John 3:12, 1 John 3:1,2, 1 John 5:18, Gal 3:26, 4:6)
  • You are dearly loved and cared for by Christ. (John 3:16, Col 3:12, Psalm 23, Psalm 100, Matthew , 1 Thess 4)
  • You have been reconciled with God. (2 Cor 5:18)
  • You are never separate from the love of God. (Rom 8:35)
  • You are a friend of Jesus. (John 15:15)
  • You have been delivered from darkness and reside in the kingdom of Christ. (Col. 1:13)
  • You have been established, anointed and sealed. (2 Cor 1:21)
  • You are redeemed and forgiven, a recipient of lavish grace. (Eph 1:7-8)
  • You have been made righteous and you have been justified through faith. (2 Cor 5:20-21, Rom.5:1)
  • You are a friend of Christ and chosen to flourish. (John 15:15-16, Rom 8:18)
  • You are an expression of the life of Christ because is your life. (Col. 3:4)
  • You have been given the mind of Christ. (1 Cor 2:16)
  • You have been made righteous and holy. (Eph 4:24)
  • You have direct access to God through the Holy Spirit. (Eph. 2:18)
  • You have been given a Spirit of power, love and discipline. (2 Tim 1:17)
  • The old things have passed away and you are a new creation. (2 Cor 5:17-19)
  • You are able to find mercy and grace before the throne of God. (Heb 4:16)
  • You have been blessed with every spiritual blessing. (Eph 1:3)
  • You are a member of a chosen race and a royal priesthood. (1 Pet 2:9)
  • You have been called out of the darkness into the marvelous light. (1 Peter 2:9)
  • You are are Light in the Lord and children of Light. (1 Thess 5:5, Eph 5:8)
  • You are a temple of God, His Spirit dwells within you. (1 Cor 3:16, 6:19, Heb 3:13)
  • You are the salt of the earth and a child of light. (1 Thess 5:5)

Whatever challenges are before you – remember your true identity and be strengthened.

4 Replies to “A Divine Inheritance”

  1. Inspiring blog! Thank you for sharing these encouraging scriptures. It’s so important to be reminded of our true identity when the enemy wants us to believe his lies. No matter what situation we are facing we can rest easy knowing God loves us and will keep us in His care. Thank you Rhonda for all you do, you are a great blessing and inspiration!

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