Inheritance & Identity

Inheritance & Identity

God makes so many promises to us. During Tuesday Morning Bible Study we talked about our inheritance and identity in Christ. Here are some of the aspects of this divine inheritance that struck a chord with me.

A Reminder

So for any of my brothers or sisters who are feeling lost, lonely, unloved, overwhelmed, anxious, despairing, or depressed…

Remember these things….

  • You are a child of God. 
    • John 1:12 (NIV) – Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
  • You have peace with God.
    • Romans 5:1 (NIV) – Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we[a] have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ
  • The Holy Spirit Lives In You.
    • 1 Corinthians 3:16 (NIV) – Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?
  • You have access to God’s Wisdom. 
    • James 1:5 (NIV) –   If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.
  • You are helped by God. 
    • Hebrews 4:16 (NIV) – Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
  • You are not condemned by God. 
    • Romans 8:1 (NIV) – Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus
  • You are completely forgiven. 
    • Colossians 13-14(NIV) –For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, 14 in whom we have redemption,the forgiveness of sins.
  • You are tenderly loved by God. 
    • Jeremiah 31:3  (NIV) – The Lord appeared to us in the past,[a] saying:

      “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.

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