August 28, 2008

Whatsup with Joel's Army?

'Arming' for Armageddon
Militant Joel's Army Followers Seek Theocracy

By Casey Sanchez
Photography by Lowell Handler

Intelligence Report
Fall 2008
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Canadian Todd Bentley, who preached for months on end this year in Florida, is a general in Joel's Army.


LAKELAND, Fla. — Todd Bentley has a long night ahead of him, resurrecting the dead, healing the blind, and exploding cancerous tumors. Since April 3, the 32-year-old, heavily tattooed, body-pierced, shaved-head Canadian preacher has been leading a continuous "supernatural healing revival" in central Florida. To contain the 10,000-plus crowds flocking from around the globe, Bentley has rented baseball stadiums, arenas and airport hangars at a cost of up to $15,000 a day. Many in attendance are church pastors themselves who believe Bentley to be a prophet and don't bat an eye when he tells them he's seen King David and spoken with the Apostle Paul in heaven. "He was looking very Jewish," Bentley notes.

Tattooed across his sternum are military dog tags that read "Joel's Army." They're evidence of Bentley's generalship in a rapidly growing apocalyptic movement that's gone largely unnoticed by watchdogs of the theocratic right. According to Bentley and a handful of other "hyper-charismatic" preachers advancing the same agenda, Joel's Army is prophesied to become an Armageddon-ready military force of young people with a divine mandate to physically impose Christian "dominion" on non-believers.

Closeup of Todd Bentley's 'Joel's Army' Tattoo


"An end-time army has one common purpose — to aggressively take ground for the kingdom of God under the authority of Jesus Christ, the Dread Champion," Bentley declares on the website for his ministry school in British Columbia, Canada. "The trumpet is sounding, calling on-fire, revolutionary believers to enlist in Joel's Army. … Many are now ready to be mobilized to establish and advance God's kingdom on earth."


Joel's Army followers, many of them teenagers and young adults who believe they're members of the final generation to come of age before the end of the world, are breaking away in droves from mainline Pentecostal churches. Numbering in the tens of thousands, they base their beliefs on an esoteric reading of the second chapter of the Old Testament Book of Joel, in which an avenging swarm of locusts attacks Israel. In their view, the locusts are a metaphor for Joel's Army.

Despite their overt militancy, there's no evidence Joel's Army followers have committed any acts of violence. But critics warn that actual bloodletting may only be a matter of time for a movement that casts itself as God's avenging army.

This video was posted on Youtube by a detractor.


Those sounding the alarm about Joel's Army are not secular foes of the Christian Right, few of whom are even aware of the movement or how widespread it's become in the past decade. Instead, Joel's Army critics are mostly conservative Christians, either neo-Pentecostals who left the movement in disgust or evangelical Christians who fear that Joel's Army preachers are stealing their flocks, even sending spies to infiltrate their own congregations and sway their young people to heresy. And they say the movement is becoming frightening.

"The pitch and intensity of the military rhetoric of this branch of the global Dominionist movement has substantially increased since the beginning of 2008," writes The Discernment Research Group, a Christian watchdog group that tracks what they call heresies or cults within Christianity. "One can only wonder how long before this transforms into real warfare with actual warriors."

'Snorting Religion'
Joel's Army believers are hard-core Christian dominionists, meaning they believe that America, along with the rest of the world, should be governed by conservative Christians and a conservative Christian interpretation of biblical law. There is no room in their doctrine for democracy or pluralism.
Dominionism's original branch is Christian Reconstructionism, a grim, Calvinist call to theocracy that, as Reconstructionist writer Gary North describes, wants to "get busy in constructing a Bible-based social, political and religious order which finally denies the religious liberty of the enemies of God."

Notorious for endorsing the public execution by stoning of homosexuals and adulterers, the Christian Reconstructionist movement is far better known in secular America than Joel's Army. That's largely because Reconstructionists have made several serious forays into mainstream politics and received a fair amount of negative publicity as a result. Joel's Army followers eschew the political system, believing the path to world domination lies in taking over churches, not election to public office.

Another key difference between the two branches of dominionism, which maintain a testy, arms-length relationship with one another, is Christian Reconstructionism's buttoned-down image and heavy emphasis on Bible study, which contrasts sharply with Joel's Army anti-intellectual distrust of biblical scholars and its unruly style.

"Some people snort cocaine, others snort religions," Joel's Army Pastor Roy said while ministering a morning program at Todd Bentley's Lakeland, Fla., revival in late May.

As this article went to press, Bentley's "Florida Outpouring" had been running for more than 100 days straight. Many attendees came in search of spontaneous physical healing and a desire to be part of a mystical community marked by dancing, shouting, gyrating, speaking in tongues and other forms of ecstatic release.

Snide jabs at traditional church services are fairly common at Bentley's revivals. In fact, what takes place onstage at the Florida Outpouring looks more like a pro wrestling extravaganza than church. On stage, Bentley and his team of pastors, yell, chant, and scream "Fire!" and "Bam!" while anointing followers.


"The Call," a 12-hour revival of up to 20,000 young people held in a different city each year, is led by Joel's Army pastor Lou Engle.

The audience members behave as if they are at a psychedelic counterculture festival. One couple jumps up and down twirling red and silver metallic flags. Dyed-haired teenagers pulled in by the revival's presence on Facebook and MySpace wander around looking dazed. Women lay facedown on the floor, convulsing and howling. Fathers wail in tongues as their confused children look on. Strangers lay hands on those who fail to produce tongues or gyrate wildly enough, pressuring them to "let it out."

Bentley is considered a prophet both by his followers and by other leaders of the Joel's Army movement, whose adherents claim to be reviving a "five-fold ministry" of prophets, apostles, elders, pastors and teachers, as outlined in the Book of Ephesians. Not every five-fold ministry is connected to the Joel's Army movement, but the movement has spurred an interest in modern-day apostles and prophets that's troubling to the Assemblies of God, the world's largest Pentecostal church, which has officially disavowed the Joel's Army movement.

In a 2001 position paper, Assemblies of God leaders wrote that they do not recognize modern-day apostles or prophets and worried that "such leaders prefer more authoritarian structures where their own word or decrees are unchallenged." They are right to worry. Joel's Army followers believe that once democratic institutions are overthrown, their hierarchy of apostles and prophets will rule over the earth, with one church per city.

Warrior Nation
According to Joel's Army doctrine, the enforcers of the five-fold ministry will be members of the final generation, for whom the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade constituted a new Passover.
"Everyone born after abortion's legalization can consider their birth a personal invitation to take part in this great army," writes John Crowder, another prominent Joel's Army pastor, who bills his 2006 book, The New Mystics: How to Become Part of the Supernatural Generation, as a literal how-to guide for joining Joel's Army.Both Bentley and Crowder are enormously popular on Elijah's List, an online watering hole for a broad spectrum of Joel's Army enlistees, from lightweight believers who merely share an affection for military rhetoric and pastors who dress in army camouflage (several Joel's Army pastors are addressed by their congregants as "commandant" or "commander") to hardliners who believe the church is called to have an active military role in end-times that have already begun. Elijah's List currently has more than 125,000 subscribers on its electronic mailing list.

Rick Joyner, a pastor whose books, The Harvest and The Call, helped popularize Joel's Army theology by selling more than a million copies each, goes the furthest on Elijah's List in pushing the hardliner approach. In 2006, he posted a sermon called "The Warrior Nation — The New Sound of the Church," in which he claimed that a last-day army is now gathering and called believers "freedom fighters."

"As the church begins to take on this resolve, they [Joel's Army churches] will start to be thought of more as military bases, and they will begin to take on the characteristics of military bases for training, equipping, and deploying effective spiritual forces," Joyner wrote. "In time, the church will actually be organized more as a military force with an army, navy, air force, etc."

In a sort of disclaimer, Joyner writes at one point that God's army "will bring love, peace and stability wherever they go." But several of his books narrate with glee what he describes as "a coming civil war within the church." In his 1997 book The Harvest he writes: "Some pastors and leaders who continue to resist this tide of unity will be removed from their place. Some will become so hardened they will become opposers and resist God to the end."

Two years later, in his book The Final Quest, Joyner described a vision (taken as prophecy in the Joel's Army world, where Joyner is considered an "apostle") of the coming Christian Civil War in which demon-possessed Christian soldiers enslave other, weaker Christians who resist them. He also describes how the hero of the novel — himself — ascends a "Holy Mountain" in order to learn new truths and to acquire new, magic weapons.

Kids on Fire
Bentley, who claims to be a supernatural healer, is no less over the top, playing his biker-punk appearance and heavy metal theatrics to the hilt. On YouTube, where clips of his most dramatic healings have been condensed into a three-minute highlight reel, Bentley describes God ordering him to kick an elderly lady in the face: "I am thinking, 'God, why is the power of God not moving?' And He said, 'It is because you haven't kicked that women in the face.' And there was, like, this older lady worshipping right in front of the platform and the Holy Spirit spoke to me and the gift of faith came on me. He said, 'Kick her in the face … with your biker boot.' I inched closer and I went like this [makes kicking motion]: Bam! And just as my boot made contact with her nose, she fell under the power of God."
The atmosphere is less charged with violence at "The Call," a 12-hour revival of up to 20,000 youths led by Joel's Army pastor Lou Engle and held every summer in a major American city (this year's event was scheduled for Washington, D.C. in August).

Attendees are called upon to fast and pray for 40 days and take up culture-war pledges to lead abstinent lives, reject pornography and fight abortion. They're further asked to perform "identificational repentance," lugging along family trees and genealogies to see where one of their ancestors may have enslaved or oppressed another so that they can make amends. (Many in the Joel's Army movement believe in generational curses that must be broken by the current generation).

As even his critics note, Engle is a sweet, humble and gentle man whose persona is difficult to reconcile with his belief in an end-time army of invincible young Christian warriors. Yet while Engle is careful to avoid deploying explicit Joel's Army rhetoric at high-profile events like The Call, when he's speaking in smaller hyper-charismatic circles to avowed Joel's Army followers, he can venture into bloodlust.

This March, at a "Passion for Jesus" conference in Kansas City sponsored by the International House of Prayer, or IHOP, a ministry for teenagers from the heavy metal, punk and goth scenes, Engle called on his audience for vengeance.

"I believe we're headed to an Elijah/Jezebel showdown on the Earth, not just in America but all over the globe, and the main warriors will be the prophets of Baal versus the prophets of God, and there will be no middle ground," said Engle. He was referring to the Baal of the Old Testament, a pagan idol whose followers were slaughtered under orders from the prophet Elijah.

"There's an Elijah generation that's going to be the forerunners for the coming of Jesus, a generation marked not by their niceness but by the intensity of their passion," Engle continued. "The kingdom of heaven suffers violence and the violent take it by force. Such force demands an equal response, and Jesus is going to make war on everything that hinders love, with his eyes blazing fire."

Although Joel's Army theology is mainly directed at people in their teens and early 20s via events like The Call and ministries like IHOP, sometimes the target audience is even younger. In some of the most arresting images in "Jesus Camp," a 2006 documentary about the Kids on Fire bible camp in North Dakota, grade school-aged kids dressed in army fatigues wield swords and conduct military field maneuvers. "A lot of people die for God and they're not afraid," one camper told ABC News reporters in a follow-up segment.

"We're kinda being trained to be warriors," added another, "only in a funner way."

Cain and the Intellectuals
Both Christian and secular critics assailed the makers of "Jesus Camp" for referring to the camp's extremist, militant Christianity as "evangelical." There is a name, however, that describes Kids on Fire's agenda, if you're familiar with their theology: Joel's Army. Pastor Becky Fischer, who runs the camp, said that a third of the kids at her camp were under 6 years old because they are "more in touch in the supernatural" and proclaimed them to be "soldiers for God's Army." Her camp's blend of end-times militancy and supernaturalism is perfectly emblematic of the Joel's Army movement, whose adherents believe their cause is prophesied in the Old Testament chapter titled "An Army of Locusts."
The stark, evocative passages of that chapter describe a locust swarm that lays waste to Israel (to this day, the region suffers periodic locust invasions): "Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was of old nor ever will be in ages to come." As remarkable as the language is, most biblical scholars agree that it is a literal description of a locust invasion and resulting famine that occurred sometime between the 9th and 5th centuries B.C.E.

In the Book of Joel, the locust invasion is described as an omen that an Assyrian army to the north may attack Israel if it fails to repent as a nation. But nowhere is the invasion described as an army of God. According to an Assemblies of God position paper: "It is a complete misinterpretation of Scripture to find in Joel's army of locusts a militant, victorious force attacking society and a non-cooperating Church to prepare the earth for Christ's millennial reign."

The story of how an ancient insect invasion came to be a rallying flag for 21st-century dominonists begins just after World War II in Canada. Out of a small town in Saskatchewan, a Pentecostal preacher named William Branham spearheaded a 1948 revival in which he claimed that his followers lived in a new biblical time of "Latter Rain."

The most sinless and ardent of his flock would be called "Manifest Sons of God." By the next year, the movement was so strong — and seemed so subversive to some — that the Assemblies of God banned it as a heretic cult. But Branham remained a controversial figure with a loyal following; many of his followers believed him to be the end-times prophet Elijah.

Michael Barkun, a leading scholar of radical religion, notes that in 1958, Branham began teaching "Serpent Seed" doctrine, the belief that Satan had sex with Eve, resulting in Cain and his descendants. "Through Cain came all the smart, educated people down to the antediluvian flood — the intellectuals, bible colleges," Branham wrote in the kind of anti-mainstream religion, anti-intellectual spirit that pervades the Joel's Army movement to this day. "They know all their creeds but know nothing about God."

The Gates of Hell
Branham was killed in a car accident in 1965, but his Manifest Sons of God movement, the direct predecessor of Joel's Army, lived on within a cluster of hyper-charismatic churches. In the 1980s, Branham's teachings took on new life at the Kansas City Fellowship (KCF), a group of popular self-styled apostles and prophets who used the Missouri church as a launching pad for national careers promoting outright Joel's Army theology.


The Joel's Army movement began with the 1940s preaching of William Branham, whose group was banned as heretical by the Assemblies of God.

Ernie Gruen, a local pastor who initially promoted and gave citywide credibility to KCF pastors in the early 1980s, cut his connections in 1990. Concerned about KCF's plans to push its teachings worldwide, Gruen published a 132-page insider's account, based on taped sermons and conversations and interviews with parents who had enrolled their kids in KCF's Dominion school.

According to Gruen's report, students at the school were taught that they were a "super-race" of the "elected seed" of all the best bloodlines of all generations — foreknown, predestined, and hand-selected from billions of others to be part of the "end-time Omega generation."

Though he'd once promoted these doctrines himself, Gruen became convinced that the movement was turning into an end-times cult, marked by what he summarized as "spiritual threats, fears, and warnings of death," "warning followers to beware of other Christians" and exhibiting "a 'super-race' mentality toward the training of their children."

When contacted by the Intelligence Report, Gruen's spokesman said that Gruen stands by everything he published in the report but no longer grants media interviews.

The Kansas City Fellowship remains in operation and has served as a farm team for many of the all-stars of the Joel's Army movement. Those larger-than-life figures include John Wimber, the founder of a California megachurch, The Vineyard, who, before his death in 1997, proclaimed that Joel's Army would not only conquer the earth but defeat death itself. Lou Engle founded The Call based on the Joel's Army visions that KCF "prophet" Bob Jones (not to be confused with Bob Jones III of Bob Jones University) received while at KCF. Mike Bickle, another KCF member, stayed in Kansas City to form the International House of Prayer.

IHOP members and other Joel's Army adherents are well aware of how their movement is perceived by other conservative Christians.

"Today, you can type 'Joel's Army' into a search engine and a thousand heresy hunter websites pop up, decrying the very mention of it," writes John Crowder in The New Mystics. Crowder doesn't exactly allay critic's fears. "This is truly warfare," he writes. "This battle is not a game. They [Joel's Army warriors] will not be on the defense; they will be on the offense — and the gates of hell will not be able to hold up against them."

So far, few members of the secular media have taken notice of Joel's Army, even as they report on Protestant dominionists like Pat Robertson or the more outrageous calls for the stoning of gays and lesbians emanating from Reconstructionist circles. There are exceptions, however. On the DailyKos, a well-read, politically liberal blog, a diarist has been blogging for two years about her experiences as a walkaway from a Joel's Army church. She writes under a pseudonym out of fear of physical reprisals.

She may have real cause for concern. As Wimber, the late founder of The Vineyard, put it in one of his most famous and fiery sermons, one that is still frequently cited by Joel's Army followers: "Those in this army will have His kind of power. … Anyone who wants to harm them must die."

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Can we trust Dutch Sheets?


Yesterday, Dutch Sheets wrote a lengthly 'Statement and Appeal Regarding Lakeland' with the purpose being to ' identificationally repent on behalf of the leadership of the charismatic body of Christ' with reference to Nehemiah 1:4-7 & Daniel 9:1-19.

However, is Dutch Sheets one to be trusted?

From Slaughter of the Sheep:

"In the video below, listen as Dutch Sheets tells of a vision he says he has where Jesus brings him a birthday cake, and tells him just to party and enjoy Him. Afterwards, Rick Pino leads the congregation in a song called, 'Mess Us Up in Your Presence, Oh God.' When the music starts, watch the influence it has on the people who are present. These men are clouds without water. There is no truth found in their doctrine. Not once in this video do you hear Sheets teach or quote God’s Word, it’s all extra-biblical nonsense. Instead of asking for God to mess us up, why don’t we ask Him to lead us into all truth? Why don’t we ask Him to help us grow in the grace and the knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. If we do that, it pleases Him. This spectacle in the below video is completely shameful."




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August 19, 2008

Wer ich in Christus bin


Wer ich in Christus bin

Jesus sagte: "Ihr werdet die Wahrheit erkennen, und die Wahrheit wird euch befreien!" (Joh. 8, 32)
Als wiedergeborene, an Jesus Christus Gläubige, sagt uns die folgende Liste, wer wir wirklich in Ihm, durch den Heiligen Geist sind!


"Ich bin/habe..."

Abgesichert für die Zukunft - Röm 8, 18.28
Abrahams Nachkomme - Gal 3,29
Alle Guten Dinge – Phim 6
Allezeit genüge in allen Dingen - 2.Kor 9,8
Angenommen von Christus - Röm 15,7
Auf das Ziel zu laufend - Phil 3,14
Auf der Gewinnerseite - Kol 2,15
Auferweckt mit Christus - Eph 2,6
Aufgebaut - 1.Petr 2,5
Ausgerüstet - 2.Tim 3,17
Ausheimisch und fremd in dieser Welt -1.Petr 2,11

Beachtet von Gott - Ps 33,13.14
Bei meinem Namen gerufen - Jes 43,1
Befähigt zum Anteil am Erbe – Kol 1,12
Begabt - Röm 12,6
Begehrt - Ps 45,12
Begraben mit Christus durch die Taufe - Röm 6,4
Behütet - 1.Petr 1,5
Bekannt bei Gott - 2.Tim 2,19
Belohnt von Gott - Jes 49,4
Beschirmt mit Huld - Ps 5,12
Besitzer aller Dinge - 1.Kor 3,21-23
Bewacht von der Liebe Christi - 2.Kor 5,14
Bewahrt von Gott - 2.Tim 1,12
Bewahrt von Gottes Frieden - Phil 4,7
Bewohnt von Jesus Christus - Joh 14,20
Bewohnt von seinem Geist - Röm 8,11
Botschafter Christi - 2.Kor 5,20
Brauchbar zu seiner Herrlichkeit – Jes 43,7
Bürger des Himmels - Phil 3,20

Christus angezogen - Gal 3,27
Christus gleichgestaltet - Röm 8,29

Das Salz der Erde –Mt 5,13
Den alten Menschen abgelegt - Eph 4, 22-24
Den Frieden Gottes - Phil 4,7
Den Geist der Liebe, Kraft und Besonnenheit – 2.Tim 1,7
Des Herrn – Mal 3,17
Die Braut Christi - Jes 54,5
Die Gesinnung Christi - 1.Kor 2,16
Die Kraft/Authorität Gottes hinter mir - Phil 3,21
Diener Christi – Röm 6,22
Diener(in) der Versöhnung - 2.Kor 5,18-19
Diszipliniert - Heb 12,5-11

Ein Anbeter Christi – PS 95, 6
Ein angenommenes Kind Gottes - Gal 4,5
Ein Bruder Christi - Hebr 2,11
Einen Zweck - Ps 138,8
Ein Erbe - Gal 3,29 ,4,7
Ein Feind des Teufels - 1.Petr 5,8
Ein Freier Diener - Ps 116, 16
Eine neue Schöpfung - 2.Kor 5,17
Eines Geistes mit Ihm – 1.Kor. 6,17
Ein Erbteil erlangt - Eph 1,11
Ein Gebilde Christi - Eph 2,10
Ein Gefäß seines Erbarmens - Röm 9, 23
Ein Jünger Christi - Lk 9,23
Ein lebendiger Stein - 1.Petr 2,5
Ein Liebender - Ps 18,2
Ein neuer Mensch - Eph 4,22-24
Ein Schaf Christi – Ps 23,1
Eins mit ihm - Joh 17, 23.24
Ein Überwinder - 1.Joh 5,4.5
Ein Unerschütterliches Königreich empfangen - Hebr 12,28
Ein Wohlgeruch Gottes – 2.Kor2,14.15
Ein Wohlgeruch seiner Erkenntnis - 2.Kor 2,14.15
Erfüllt mit den Früchten des Geistes - Gal 5, 22
Erfüllt mit der Erkenntnis seines Willens - Kol 1,9
Erfüllt mit der Frucht der Gerechtigkeit - Phil 1,11
Erfüllt mit Freude - Joh 17,13
Erfüllt zur Fülle Gottes - Kol 2, 9.10
Erfüllung in all meinen Bedürfnissen nach seinem Reichtum - Phil 4,19
Erhalten seit meiner Geburt – Ps 71,6
Erkauft mit einem Preis - 1.Kor 6,20
Erkenne Meine Bedürftigkeit nach Gott - Mt 5,3.6
Erleuchtet - Eph 1,18
Erlöst - Gal 3,13
Ermächtigt, Gott zu gehorchen - Phil 2,13
Erneuert - 2.Kor 4,16
Errettet – Eph 2,5.8
Erwählt - Kol 3,12
Erwählt von Gott - Joh 15, 16
Erworben - Off 5,9
Ewiges Leben - Röm 6,23

Fähig zu Allem durch den, der mich kräftigt - Christus - Phil 4,13
Feste Hoffnung – 1.Thim 4,10
Frei vom gesetz der Sünde und des Todes - Röm 8,2
Freigesetzt – Joh 8,31.32.36; Gal 5,1
Freimütig und zuversichtlich - Eph 3,12
(komme) Freimütig zum Gnadenthron - Hebr 4,16
Freund Gottes - Joh 15, 14.15
Frieden mit Gott - Röm 5,1
Furchtlos – Ps 78,53; Spr 1,33
Furcht vor Gott - Ps 25,14

(meine)Gebete steigen auf zu Gott - Off 8,4
Geboren aus Gott - 1.Joh 5,18
Geborgen – Ps 83,4
Geehrt - 2.Tim 2,21
Gefestigt in Christus – 2.Kor 1,21
Gefestigt in meinen Schritten vom Herrn – Ps 37,23
Gefestigt in seiner Gnade – Röm 5,2
Geformt im Mutterleib - Jer 1,5
(mir sind) Gegeben alle Dinge - Röm 8, 32
(mir ist) Gegeben der Heilige Geist als Unterpfand - 2.Kor 1,22
(mir sind) Gegeben seine kostbaren Verheißungen - 2.Petr 1,3.4
Geheiligt -1.Thess 5,23
Gehütet – 5.Mo 1,30.31 ; 33,27
Geistlich beschnitten - Kol 2,11
Geläutert - 1.Petr 1,6.7
Geleitet - Ps 48,15
Geliebt - Jes 43,4; Jer 31,3; Joh 3,16; Off 3,9
Genährt und gepflegt - Eph 5,29
Gerechtfertigt - 1.Kor 6,11
Gerechtigkeit – Röm 3,22.26
Gerechtigkeit Gottes - 2.Kor 5,21
Gereinigt - 1.Joh 1,7.9
Gerettet - 2.Tim 4,18
Gerufen - 1.Kor 1,9
Gesalbt - 1.Joh 2,27
Gesandt – Joh 20,21
Geschützt - 2.Thess 3,3
Gesegnet - Jer 17,7; Eph 1,3
Gesetzt in die Himmelswelt – Eph 2,6
Gestärkt - 2.Thes 2,16.17
Gestorben und mein Leben ist verborgen in Gott - Kol 3,3
Gesättigt – Ps 17,15
Gestärkt durch ihn – Eph 3,16
Getauft auf Christus - Röm 6,3
Getragen - 2.Mo 19,4
Getröstet - 2.Kor 1,4.5
Gewaschen, geheiligt, gerechtfertigt – 1.Kor 6,11
Gewiss, dass alle Dinge zum Guten dienen - Röm 8,28
Gezeichnet in seine Handflächen - Jes 49,16
Glied seines Leibes - 1.Kor 12,27
Gnade empfangen - 1.Petr 2,10
Gnade im Überfluss in Christus Jesus - Röm 5,17.20
Gott angehörig - Joh 17,9
Gott ergeben – Röm 6,13
Gottes Bild und Abglanz - 1.Kor 11,7
Gottes Geist empfangen - 1.Kor 2,12
Gottes Geschenk an Christus - Joh 17,24
Gottes Hausgenosse - Eph 2, 19
Gott ist für mich - Röm 8,31
Gott nahe - Eph 2,13
Gott nahe geworden - Eph 2,13

Heilig - Hebr 10,10
Heilig und innig geliebt - Kol 3,12
Heilig und tadelos - Eph 1,4
Heilig und untadelig vor Gott gestellt - Kol 1, 22
Herrschend im Leben - Röm 5,17
Hilfe von Ihm - Jes 44,2
Hoffnung in Christus - Kol 1,27


In Christus geschaffen zu guten Werken - Eph 2,10
In Christus Jesus – 1.Kor 1,30
In der Wahrheit – Joh 17,17
In Gottes Gedanken – PS 139,17.18

Jauchzend vor Freude - Röm 5,2.3
Jemand der Frucht bringt - Joh 15,5 .16

Kind Gottes -. Joh 1,12
Königlich – 1.Petr 2,9
Königtum von Priestern - Off 1,6

Leben in Christus - Kol 3,4
Leben im Überfluß - 1.Joh 4,9; Joh 10,10
Lebe das Leben Christi - Gal 2,20
Lebe für Ihn - 2.Kor 5,15
Lebendig gemacht mit Christus - Eph 2,5
Lebe mit Christus - Gal 2,20
Leben und Frieden im Heiligen Geist - Röm 8,6
Licht - Joh 8,12
Licht der Welt - Mt 5,14

Mehr als ein Überwinder - Röm 8,37
Meine Augen auf Jesus gerichtet - Hebr 12,2
Mitbürger der Heiligen - Eph 2,19
Miterbe Christi - Röm 8,17
Mit Ihm gekreuzigt - Gal 2,19

Neues Leben - Röm 6,4
Nicht einen Geist der Furcht empfangen - 2.Tim 1,7
Nicht länger Sklave der Sünde - Röm 6,6
Nicht mein Eigen - 1.Kor 6,19
Nicht verdammt - Röm 8,1
Niemals aufgegeben - Hebr 13,5

Offenbarung von Gott - 1.Kor 2,10.12
Ohne Angst - Joh 14,1.27
Ohne Ermangelung an Weisheit - Jak 1,5

Priester - 1.Petr 2,9

Reich - 2.Kor 8,9
Reichgemacht in Allem - 1.Kor 1,5
Reichtümer seiner Gnade empfangen - Eph 1,7
Rein - Joh 15,3

Schön geschmückt - Jes 61,10
Sein - Jes 43,1
Sein besonderer Besitz - 1.Petr 1,18.19
Sein Vertreter - Mt 5,16
Sicher – Ps 4,8
Sicher, Belohnung zu empfangen - 1.Kor 15,58
Sicherheit – 5.Mo 33,12
Sicher in Ihm Erfolg zu haben - Spr 16,3
Siegreich – 1.Kor 15,57
Sklave der Gerechtigkeit – Röm 6,18
Sohn Gottes – Röm 8,14
Soldat -2.Tim 2,3.4
Stabil – Jes 33,6
Stark im Herrn – Eph 6,10
Stets bei Gott - Ps 73,23

Teilhaftig am Erbe Christi – Röm 8,17
Teilhaftig der Herrlichkeit Christi – Joh 17,22.24
Teilhaber Christi - Hebr 3,14
Teilhaber der Gnade - Phil 1, 7
Teilhaber der göttlichen Natur - 2.Petr 1,4
Teilhaber der Verheißungen Christi – Eph 3,6
Tempel des lebendigen Gottes – 1.Kor 3,16; 6,19
Ton in der Hand des Töpfers - Jer 18,6
Tot für die Sünde, lebendig für Gott - Röm 6,6.11
Tüchtig - 2.Kor 3,5

Überhäuft mit den Reichtümern seiner Gnade - Eph 1,7.8
Überreich in jeder Gnade- 2.Kor 9,8
Überreich in der Hoffnung - Röm 15,13
Überreich zu jedem guten Werk - 2.Kor 9,8
Umbetet – Joh 17,20
Umgestaltet in sein Bild - Röm 8,29
Umhegt mit Sorge – 1.Petr 5,7
Umhergeführt im Triumphzug in Christus - 2.Kor 2,14
Umherwandernder und Fremder - Hebr 11,13
Um nichts besorgt - Phil 4,6
Untadelig bei seiner Wiederkunft - 1.Thes 5,23
Untrennbar von seiner Liebe - Röm 8,35
Unzerstörbar - 1.Petr 1,23

Verborgen mit Christus in Gott - Kol 3,3
Vereint mit Christus – Röm 6,5
Vergebung meiner Sünden - 1.Joh 1,9
Versetzt in das Königreich seines Sohnes – Kol 1,13
Versöhnt mit Gott - Röm 5,10
Versorgt - Mt 6,33
Versorgt mit Ruhe - Mt 11, 28-30
Verwandelt in sein Bild – 2.Kor 3,18
Verwurzelt und auferbaut in ihm – Kol 2,7
Vollendet bis auf den Tag Christi - Phil 1,6
Vollkommen und vollendet - Jak 1,4
Von der Sünde Freigemacht - Röm 6,7.22
Von Gott versiegelt mit dem Heiligen Geist – Eph 1,13
Von Ihm gemacht - Ps 100,3
Von königlichem Priestertum - 1.Petr 2,9
Vorherbestimmt zur Kindschaft - Eph 1,5.11
Vorher vorbereitet zur Herrlichkeit - Röm 9,23

Wandel in Neuheit des Lebens – Röm 6,4
Warte auf unseren Retter – Tit 2,13
Weisheit – Kol 2,3
Weiß, wem ich glaube - 2.Tim 1,12
Werde eine reife Person - Eph 4,13
Werkzeug seiner Gerechtigkeit - Röm 6,13
Wertvoll – Mt 6,26
Wie ein bewässerter Garten - Jes 58,11
Wiedergeboren – 1.Petr 1,23
Wissen, was uns von Gott gegebenen ist – 1.Kor 2,12
Wohlgefällig - Jes 42,1
Würdig – Kol 2,18; Apg 13,46

Zeuge Christi – Apg 1,8
Zur Fülle Christi gebracht - Kol 2,10
Zuversichtlich - Spr 3,26
Zuversichtlich, dass meine Gebete erhört werden - 1.Joh 5,14.15
Zuversichtlich, nie von Ihm verlassen zu werden - Hebr 13,5.6
Zuversichtlich, vollendet zu werden - Phil 1,6
Zweig des wahren Weinstocks - Joh 15,5


"Die Waffen, mit denen ich kämpfe, sind die Waffen Gottes. Sie sind mächtig genug, jede Festung zu zerstören, jedes menschliche Gedankengebaüde niederzureißen, einfach alles zu vernichten, was sich stolz gegen Gott und seine Wahrheit erhebt. Alles menschliche Denken nehmen wir gefangen und unterstellen es Christus." 2.Kor 10,4-5

Who I am in Christ


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WHO I AM IN CHRIST

Jesus said, "And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." (John 8:32) As born-again believers in Jesus Christ, the following list tells us who we truly are in Him by the power of the Holy Spirit!

"I am..."


Able to do all things through Christ - Phil 4:13
Abounding in grace - 2 Cor 9:8
Abounding in every good work - 2 Cor 9:8
Abounding in hope - Rom 15:13
Abraham's offspring - Gal 3:29
Accepted - Rom 15:7
Acknowledging my need for God - Mat 5:3,6
Adopted - Gal 4:5
Adversary of the devil - 1 Pet 5:8
Alien and stranger in the world - 1 Pet 2:11
Alive with Christ - Gal 2:20
Always having all sufficiency in all things 2 Cor 9:8
Ambassador for Christ - 2 Cor 5:20
Anointed - 1 John 2:27
Anxious for nothing - Phil 4:6
Appointed by God - John 15:16
Assured of reward - 1 Cor 15:58
Assured of success in Him - Prov 16:3

Baptized into Christ - Rom 6:3
Beautiful - Is 61:10
Becoming a mature person - Eph 4:13
Becoming conformed to Christ - Rom 8:29
Belonging to God - John 17:9
Blameless at His coming - 1 Thes 5:23
Blessed - Jer 17:7; Eph 1:3
Bold and confident - Eph 3:12
Bond servant - Ps 116:16
Born of God - I John 5:18
Born again - 1 Pet 1:23
Bought with a price - 1 Cor 6:20
Branch, part of the True Vine - John 15:5
Bride of Christ - Is 54:5
Brother of Christ - Heb 2:11
Brought near - Eph 2:13
Built up - 1 Peter 2:5
Buried with Christ through baptism - Rom 6:4

Called - 1 Cor 1:9
Cared for with compassion - 1 Pet 5:7
Carried - Ex 19:4
Child of God - John 1:12
Cherished - Eph 5:29
Chosen - Col 3:12
Christ is my hope - Col 1:27
Christ is my life - Col 3:4
Circumcised spiritually - Col 2:11
Citizen of heaven - Phil 3:20
Clay in the Potter's hand - Jer 18:6
Clean - John 15:3
Cleansed - 1 John 1:7,9
Clothed with Christ - Gal 3:27
Comforted - 2 Cor 1:4,5
Competent - 2 Cor 3:5
Complete in Christ -Col 2:10
Confident - Pro 3:26
Confident of answers to prayer - 1 John 5:14,15
Confident He'll finish me - Phil 1:6
Confident He will never leave me - Heb 13:5,6
Conformed to His image - Rom 8:29
Continually with God - Psalm 73:23
Controlled by the love of Christ - 2 Cor 5:14
Created in Christ for good works - Eph 2:10
Crucified with Him - Gal 2:20

Dead to sin, alive to God - Rom 6:6,11
Delighted in - Is 42:1
Delivered - 2 Tim 4:18
Desired - Ps 45:11
Died and my life hidden in God - Col 3:3
Disciple of Christ - Luke 9:23
Disciplined - Heb 12:5-11
Drawing near with confidence - Heb 4:16

Empowered to obey - Phil 2:13
Encouraged - 2 Thes 2:16,17
Enlightened - Eph 1:18
Enriched in everything - 1 Cor 1:5
Equipped - 2 Tim 3:17
Eternal life - Rom 6:23
Eyes fixed on Jesus - Heb 12:2

Favored - Ps 5:12
Fearing God - Ps 25:14
Fellow citizen with the saints - Eph 2:19
Filled to the fullness of God - Col 2:9,10
Filled with the fruit of righteousness - Phil 1:11
Filled with the fruit of the Spirit - Gal 5:22,23
Filled with joy - John 17:13
Filled with knowledge of His will - Col 1:9
Finished product in progress - Phil 1:6
Forgiven of my sins - 1 John 1:9
Formed from the womb - Jer 1:5
Fragrance of His knowledge - 2 Cor 2:14,15
Free from the law of sin and death - Rom 8:2
Freed from sin -Rom 6:7,22
Friend of God - John 15:14,15
Fruit-bearer - John 15:5,16
Future assured - Rom 8:18,28

Gifted - Rom 12:6
Given all things - Rom 8:32
Given His magnificent promises - 2 Pet 1:3,4
Given the Holy Spirit as pledge - 2 Cor 1:22
God is for me - Rom 8:31
God's gift to Christ - John 17:24
Granted grace in Christ Jesus - Rom 5:17,20
Guarded by God - 2 Tim 1:12
Guarded by God's peace - Phil 4:7
Guided - Ps 48:14

Handiwork of Christ - Eph 2:10
Having every good thing - Philemon 6
Having light - John 8:12
Having purpose - Ps 138:8
Having revelation from God - 1 Cor 2:10,12
Having the mind of Christ - 1 Cor 2:16
Having the Peace of God - Phil 4:7
Heir - Gal 3:29; 4:7
Helped by Him - Is 44:2
Hidden with Christ in God -Col 3:3
His - Is 43:1
His special possession - 1 Pet 1:18,19
Holy and dearly loved - Col 3:12
Holy and blameless - Eph 1:4
Holy - Heb 10:10
Honored - 2 Tim 2:21
Hope fixed – 1 Thim 4:10

Image and glory of God - I Cor 11:7
In Christ Jesus - I Cor 1:30
Indestructible - I Pet 1:23
Indwelt by Christ Jesus - John 14:20
Indwelt by His Spirit - Rom 8:11
Inscribed on His palms - Is 49:16
Inseparable from His love -Rom 8:35
Instrument of righteousness - Rom 6:13
In truth - John 17:17

Joint heir with Christ - Rom 8:17
Justified - I Cor 6:11

Kept - I Pet 1:5
Kingdom of priests -Rev 1:6
Knowing all things work for good - Rom 8:28
Knowing whom I believe - 2 Tim 1:12
Known - 2 Tim 2:19

Lacking no wisdom - James 1:5
Lavished with riches of His grace - Eph 1:7,8
Laying aside the old self - Eph 4:22-24
Led in Christ's triumph - 2 Cor 2:14
Life abundant - I John 4:9; John 10:10
Life and peace in the Spirit - Rom 8:6
Light of the world - Mat 5:14
Like a watered garden - Is 58:11
Living Christ's life - Gal 2:20
Living for Him - 2 Cor 5:15
Living stone - 1 Pet 2:5
Loved - Is 43:4; Jer 31:3; John 3:16; Rev 3:9
Lover - Ps 18:1

Made alive with Christ - Eph 2:5
Made by Him - Ps 100:3
Member of His body - 1 Cor 12:27
Minister of reconciliation - 2 Cor 5:18-19
More than a conqueror - Rom 8:37
My needs met by His riches - Phil 4:19

Named - Is 43:1
Near to God - Eph 2:13
Never forsaken - Heb 13:5
New Creation - 2 Cor 5:17
New life - Rom 6:4
New self - Eph 4:22-24
No condemnation - Rom 8:1
No fear - John 14:1,27
No longer slaves to sin - Rom 6:6
Not given a spirit of fear - 2 Tim 1:7
Not my own - 1 Cor 6:19
Noticed from God - Ps 33:13,14

Object of mercy - Rom 9:23
Obtained an inheritance - Eph 1:11
Of God's household - Eph 2:19
On the winning side - Col 2:15
One with Him - John 17:23,24
One spirit with Him - 1 Cor 6:17
Overcomer - 1 John 5:4,5

Partaker of Christ - Heb 3:14
Partaker of the divine nature - 2 Peter 1:4
Partaker of grace - Phil 1:7
Partaker of the promise of Christ - Eph 3:6
Peace with God -Rom 5:1
Perfect and complete - Jam 1:4
Pilgrim and a stranger - Heb 11:13
Possessor of all things - 1 Cor 3:21-23
Power/authority of God behind me -Phil 3:21
Prayed for – John 17:20
Prayers go up before God -Rev 8:4
Predestined to adoption - Eph 1:5,11
Prepared beforehand for glory - Rom 9:23
Presented to God holy, blameless - Col 1:22
Pressing forward - Phil 3:14
Priest - 1 Pet 2:9
Protected - 2 Thes 3:3
Provided for - Matt 6:33
Purchased - Rev 5:9

Qualified to share inheritance - Col 1:12

Raised up with Christ - Eph 2:6
Received mercy - 1 Pet 2:10
Received the Spirit from God - 1 Cor 2:12
Received an unshakable kingdom - Heb 12:28
Received the riches of grace - Eph 1:7
Reconciled to God - Rom 5:10
Redeemed - Gal 3:13
Refined - 1 Pet 1:6,7
Reigning in life - Rom 5:17
Rejoicing - Rom 5:2,3
Renewed - 2 Cor 4:16
Rest provided - Matt 11:28-30
Rewarded by God - Is 49:4
Rich - 2 Cor 8:9
Righteous - Rom 3:22,26
Righteousness of God - 2 Cor 5:21
Rooted and built up in Him - Col 2:7
Royalty – 1 Pet 2:9
Royal priesthood - 1 Pet 2:9

Safe - Ps 4:8
Saint - Rom 1:7
Salt of the earth - Matt 5:13
Sanctified - 1 Thes 5:23
Satisfied - Ps 17:15
Saved - Eph 2:5,8
Sealed by God with Holy Spirit - Eph 1:13
Seated in heavenly places - Eph 2:6
Secure - Deut 33:12
Sent - John 20:21
Servant of Christ - Rom 6:22
Set free - John 8:31,32,36; Gal 5:1
Sharing Christ's Inheritance - Rom 8:17
Sharing Christ's glory - John 17:22,24
Slave of righteousness - Rom 6:18
Sheep of Christ - Ps 23:1
Soldier - 2 Tim 2:3,4
Son of God - Rom 8:14
Spirit of love, power, and sound mind - 2 Tim 1:7
Stable - Is 33:6
Standing in His grace - Rom 5:2
Standing firm in Christ - 2 Cor 1:21
Steps established by the Lord - Ps 37:23
Strengthened in Him - Eph 3:16
Strong in the Lord - Eph 6:10
Sustained from birth - Ps 71:6
Sweet aroma of God - 2 Cor 2:14,15

Temple of the living God - 1 Cor 3:16; 6:19
The Lord's – Mal 3:17
Thought about - Ps 139:17,18
Transferred to kingdom of His Son - Col 1:13
Transformed into His image - 2 Cor 3:18
Treasured – Ex 19:5; Ps 83:3; 135:4; Mal 3:17

Unafraid – Ps 78:53; Pro 1:33
Understanding things given by God - 1 Cor 2:12
United with Christ - Rom 6:5
Upheld - Deut 1:30,31; 33:27
Useful of His glory - Is 43:7

Valued - Matt 6:26
Victorious - 1 Cor 15:57

Waiting for our Savior - Titus 2:13
Walking in new life - Rom 6:4
Washed, sanctified, justified - 1 Cor 6:11
Wisdom - Col 2:3
Witness of Christ - Acts 1:8
Worshipper of Christ - Ps 95:6
Worthy – Col 2:18; Acts 13:46

Yielded to God - Rom 6:13

"For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ" (2 Corinthians 10:4,5)

FEBRUARY 9, 2011 UPDATE FOR MY GERMAN FRIENDS...

Wer ich in Christus bin


Jesus sagte: "Ihr werdet die Wahrheit erkennen, und die Wahrheit wird euch befreien!" (Joh. 8, 32)

Als wiedergeborene, an Jesus Christus Gläubige, sagt uns die folgende Liste, wer wir wirklich in Ihm, durch den Heiligen Geist sind!

"Ich bin/habe..."

Abgesichert für die Zukunft - Röm 8, 18.28
Abrahams Nachkomme - Gal 3,29
Alle Guten Dinge – Phim 6
Allezeit genüge in allen Dingen - 2.Kor 9,8
Angenommen von Christus - Röm 15,7
Auf das Ziel zu laufend - Phil 3,14
Auf der Gewinnerseite - Kol 2,15
Auferweckt mit Christus - Eph 2,6
Aufgebaut - 1.Petr 2,5
Ausgerüstet - 2.Tim 3,17
Ausheimisch und fremd in dieser Welt -1.Petr 2,11

Beachtet von Gott - Ps 33,13.14
Bei meinem Namen gerufen - Jes 43,1
Befähigt zum Anteil am Erbe – Kol 1,12
Begabt - Röm 12,6
Begehrt - Ps 45,12
Begraben mit Christus durch die Taufe - Röm 6,4
Behütet - 1.Petr 1,5
Bekannt bei Gott - 2.Tim 2,19
Belohnt von Gott - Jes 49,4
Beschirmt mit Huld - Ps 5,12
Besitzer aller Dinge - 1.Kor 3,21-23
Bewacht von der Liebe Christi - 2.Kor 5,14
Bewahrt von Gott - 2.Tim 1,12
Bewahrt von Gottes Frieden - Phil 4,7
Bewohnt von Jesus Christus - Joh 14,20
Bewohnt von seinem Geist - Röm 8,11
Botschafter Christi - 2.Kor 5,20
Brauchbar zu seiner Herrlichkeit – Jes 43,7
Bürger des Himmels - Phil 3,20

Christus angezogen - Gal 3,27
Christus gleichgestaltet - Röm 8,29

Das Salz der Erde –Mt 5,13
Den alten Menschen abgelegt - Eph 4, 22-24
Den Frieden Gottes - Phil 4,7
Den Geist der Liebe, Kraft und Besonnenheit – 2.Tim 1,7
Des Herrn – Mal 3,17
Die Braut Christi - Jes 54,5
Die Gesinnung Christi - 1.Kor 2,16
Die Kraft/Authorität Gottes hinter mir - Phil 3,21
Diener Christi – Röm 6,22
Diener(in) der Versöhnung - 2.Kor 5,18-19
Diszipliniert - Heb 12,5-11

Ein Anbeter Christi – PS 95, 6
Ein angenommenes Kind Gottes - Gal 4,5
Ein Bruder Christi - Hebr 2,11
Einen Zweck - Ps 138,8
Ein Erbe - Gal 3,29 ,4,7
Ein Feind des Teufels - 1.Petr 5,8
Ein Freier Diener - Ps 116, 16
Eine neue Schöpfung - 2.Kor 5,17
Eines Geistes mit Ihm – 1.Kor. 6,17
Ein Erbteil erlangt - Eph 1,11
Ein Gebilde Christi - Eph 2,10
Ein Gefäß seines Erbarmens - Röm 9, 23
Ein Jünger Christi - Lk 9,23
Ein lebendiger Stein - 1.Petr 2,5
Ein Liebender - Ps 18,2
Ein neuer Mensch - Eph 4,22-24
Ein Schaf Christi – Ps 23,1
Eins mit ihm - Joh 17, 23.24
Ein Überwinder - 1.Joh 5,4.5
Ein Unerschütterliches Königreich empfangen - Hebr 12,28
Ein Wohlgeruch Gottes – 2.Kor2,14.15
Ein Wohlgeruch seiner Erkenntnis - 2.Kor 2,14.15
Erfüllt mit den Früchten des Geistes - Gal 5, 22
Erfüllt mit der Erkenntnis seines Willens - Kol 1,9
Erfüllt mit der Frucht der Gerechtigkeit - Phil 1,11
Erfüllt mit Freude - Joh 17,13
Erfüllt zur Fülle Gottes - Kol 2, 9.10
Erfüllung in all meinen Bedürfnissen nach seinem Reichtum - Phil 4,19
Erhalten seit meiner Geburt – Ps 71,6
Erkauft mit einem Preis - 1.Kor 6,20
Erkenne Meine Bedürftigkeit nach Gott - Mt 5,3.6
Erleuchtet - Eph 1,18
Erlöst - Gal 3,13
Ermächtigt, Gott zu gehorchen - Phil 2,13
Erneuert - 2.Kor 4,16
Errettet – Eph 2,5.8
Erwählt - Kol 3,12
Erwählt von Gott - Joh 15, 16
Erworben - Off 5,9
Ewiges Leben - Röm 6,23

Fähig zu Allem durch den, der mich kräftigt - Christus - Phil 4,13
Feste Hoffnung – 1.Thim 4,10
Frei vom gesetz der Sünde und des Todes - Röm 8,2
Freigesetzt – Joh 8,31.32.36; Gal 5,1
Freimütig und zuversichtlich - Eph 3,12
(komme) Freimütig zum Gnadenthron - Hebr 4,16
Freund Gottes - Joh 15, 14.15
Frieden mit Gott - Röm 5,1
Furchtlos – Ps 78,53; Spr 1,33
Furcht vor Gott - Ps 25,14

(meine)Gebete steigen auf zu Gott - Off 8,4
Geboren aus Gott - 1.Joh 5,18
Geborgen – Ps 83,4
Geehrt - 2.Tim 2,21
Gefestigt in Christus – 2.Kor 1,21
Gefestigt in meinen Schritten vom Herrn – Ps 37,23
Gefestigt in seiner Gnade – Röm 5,2
Geformt im Mutterleib - Jer 1,5
(mir sind) Gegeben alle Dinge - Röm 8, 32
(mir ist) Gegeben der Heilige Geist als Unterpfand - 2.Kor 1,22
(mir sind) Gegeben seine kostbaren Verheißungen - 2.Petr 1,3.4
Geheiligt -1.Thess 5,23
Gehütet – 5.Mo 1,30.31 ; 33,27
Geistlich beschnitten - Kol 2,11
Geläutert - 1.Petr 1,6.7
Geleitet - Ps 48,15
Geliebt - Jes 43,4; Jer 31,3; Joh 3,16; Off 3,9
Genährt und gepflegt - Eph 5,29
Gerechtfertigt - 1.Kor 6,11
Gerechtigkeit – Röm 3,22.26
Gerechtigkeit Gottes - 2.Kor 5,21
Gereinigt - 1.Joh 1,7.9
Gerettet - 2.Tim 4,18
Gerufen - 1.Kor 1,9
Gesalbt - 1.Joh 2,27
Gesandt – Joh 20,21
Geschützt - 2.Thess 3,3
Gesegnet - Jer 17,7; Eph 1,3
Gesetzt in die Himmelswelt – Eph 2,6
Gestärkt - 2.Thes 2,16.17
Gestorben und mein Leben ist verborgen in Gott - Kol 3,3
Gesättigt – Ps 17,15
Gestärkt durch ihn – Eph 3,16
Getauft auf Christus - Röm 6,3
Getragen - 2.Mo 19,4
Getröstet - 2.Kor 1,4.5
Gewaschen, geheiligt, gerechtfertigt – 1.Kor 6,11
Gewiss, dass alle Dinge zum Guten dienen - Röm 8,28
Gezeichnet in seine Handflächen - Jes 49,16
Glied seines Leibes - 1.Kor 12,27
Gnade empfangen - 1.Petr 2,10
Gnade im Überfluss in Christus Jesus - Röm 5,17.20
Gott angehörig - Joh 17,9
Gott ergeben – Röm 6,13
Gottes Bild und Abglanz - 1.Kor 11,7
Gottes Geist empfangen - 1.Kor 2,12
Gottes Geschenk an Christus - Joh 17,24
Gottes Hausgenosse - Eph 2, 19
Gott ist für mich - Röm 8,31
Gott nahe - Eph 2,13
Gott nahe geworden - Eph 2,13

Heilig - Hebr 10,10
Heilig und innig geliebt - Kol 3,12
Heilig und tadelos - Eph 1,4
Heilig und untadelig vor Gott gestellt - Kol 1, 22
Herrschend im Leben - Röm 5,17
Hilfe von Ihm - Jes 44,2
Hoffnung in Christus - Kol 1,27


In Christus geschaffen zu guten Werken - Eph 2,10
In Christus Jesus – 1.Kor 1,30
In der Wahrheit – Joh 17,17
In Gottes Gedanken – PS 139,17.18

Jauchzend vor Freude - Röm 5,2.3
Jemand der Frucht bringt - Joh 15,5 .16

Kind Gottes -. Joh 1,12
Königlich – 1.Petr 2,9
Königtum von Priestern - Off 1,6

Leben in Christus - Kol 3,4
Leben im Überfluß - 1.Joh 4,9; Joh 10,10
Lebe das Leben Christi - Gal 2,20
Lebe für Ihn - 2.Kor 5,15
Lebendig gemacht mit Christus - Eph 2,5
Lebe mit Christus - Gal 2,20
Leben und Frieden im Heiligen Geist - Röm 8,6
Licht - Joh 8,12
Licht der Welt - Mt 5,14

Mehr als ein Überwinder - Röm 8,37
Meine Augen auf Jesus gerichtet - Hebr 12,2
Mitbürger der Heiligen - Eph 2,19
Miterbe Christi - Röm 8,17
Mit Ihm gekreuzigt - Gal 2,19

Neues Leben - Röm 6,4
Nicht einen Geist der Furcht empfangen - 2.Tim 1,7
Nicht länger Sklave der Sünde - Röm 6,6
Nicht mein Eigen - 1.Kor 6,19
Nicht verdammt - Röm 8,1
Niemals aufgegeben - Hebr 13,5

Offenbarung von Gott - 1.Kor 2,10.12
Ohne Angst - Joh 14,1.27
Ohne Ermangelung an Weisheit - Jak 1,5

Priester - 1.Petr 2,9

Reich - 2.Kor 8,9
Reichgemacht in Allem - 1.Kor 1,5
Reichtümer seiner Gnade empfangen - Eph 1,7
Rein - Joh 15,3

Schön geschmückt - Jes 61,10
Sein - Jes 43,1
Sein besonderer Besitz - 1.Petr 1,18.19
Sein Vertreter - Mt 5,16
Sicher – Ps 4,8
Sicher, Belohnung zu empfangen - 1.Kor 15,58
Sicherheit – 5.Mo 33,12
Sicher in Ihm Erfolg zu haben - Spr 16,3
Siegreich – 1.Kor 15,57
Sklave der Gerechtigkeit – Röm 6,18
Sohn Gottes – Röm 8,14
Soldat -2.Tim 2,3.4
Stabil – Jes 33,6
Stark im Herrn – Eph 6,10
Stets bei Gott - Ps 73,23

Teilhaftig am Erbe Christi – Röm 8,17
Teilhaftig der Herrlichkeit Christi – Joh 17,22.24
Teilhaber Christi - Hebr 3,14
Teilhaber der Gnade - Phil 1, 7
Teilhaber der göttlichen Natur - 2.Petr 1,4
Teilhaber der Verheißungen Christi – Eph 3,6
Tempel des lebendigen Gottes – 1.Kor 3,16; 6,19
Ton in der Hand des Töpfers - Jer 18,6
Tot für die Sünde, lebendig für Gott - Röm 6,6.11
Tüchtig - 2.Kor 3,5

Überhäuft mit den Reichtümern seiner Gnade - Eph 1,7.8
Überreich in jeder Gnade- 2.Kor 9,8
Überreich in der Hoffnung - Röm 15,13
Überreich zu jedem guten Werk - 2.Kor 9,8
Umbetet – Joh 17,20
Umgestaltet in sein Bild - Röm 8,29
Umhegt mit Sorge – 1.Petr 5,7
Umhergeführt im Triumphzug in Christus - 2.Kor 2,14
Umherwandernder und Fremder - Hebr 11,13
Um nichts besorgt - Phil 4,6
Untadelig bei seiner Wiederkunft - 1.Thes 5,23
Untrennbar von seiner Liebe - Röm 8,35
Unzerstörbar - 1.Petr 1,23

Verborgen mit Christus in Gott - Kol 3,3
Vereint mit Christus – Röm 6,5
Vergebung meiner Sünden - 1.Joh 1,9
Versetzt in das Königreich seines Sohnes – Kol 1,13
Versöhnt mit Gott - Röm 5,10
Versorgt - Mt 6,33
Versorgt mit Ruhe - Mt 11, 28-30
Verwandelt in sein Bild – 2.Kor 3,18
Verwurzelt und auferbaut in ihm – Kol 2,7
Vollendet bis auf den Tag Christi - Phil 1,6
Vollkommen und vollendet - Jak 1,4
Von der Sünde Freigemacht - Röm 6,7.22
Von Gott versiegelt mit dem Heiligen Geist – Eph 1,13
Von Ihm gemacht - Ps 100,3
Von königlichem Priestertum - 1.Petr 2,9
Vorherbestimmt zur Kindschaft - Eph 1,5.11
Vorher vorbereitet zur Herrlichkeit - Röm 9,23

Wandel in Neuheit des Lebens – Röm 6,4
Warte auf unseren Retter – Tit 2,13
Weisheit – Kol 2,3
Weiß, wem ich glaube - 2.Tim 1,12
Werde eine reife Person - Eph 4,13
Werkzeug seiner Gerechtigkeit - Röm 6,13
Wertvoll – Mt 6,26
Wie ein bewässerter Garten - Jes 58,11
Wiedergeboren – 1.Petr 1,23
Wissen, was uns von Gott gegebenen ist – 1.Kor 2,12
Wohlgefällig - Jes 42,1
Würdig – Kol 2,18; Apg 13,46

Zeuge Christi – Apg 1,8
Zur Fülle Christi gebracht - Kol 2,10
Zuversichtlich - Spr 3,26
Zuversichtlich, dass meine Gebete erhört werden - 1.Joh 5,14.15
Zuversichtlich, nie von Ihm verlassen zu werden - Hebr 13,5.6
Zuversichtlich, vollendet zu werden - Phil 1,6
Zweig des wahren Weinstocks - Joh 15,5

"Die Waffen, mit denen ich kämpfe, sind die Waffen Gottes. Sie sind mächtig genug, jede Festung zu zerstören, jedes menschliche Gedankengebaüde niederzureißen, einfach alles zu vernichten, was sich stolz gegen Gott und seine Wahrheit erhebt. Alles menschliche Denken nehmen wir gefangen und unterstellen es Christus." 2.Kor 10,4-5


June 8, 2013 UPDATE
SCRIPTURE LIST

(From Blue Letter Bible online)

http://enjoyingthejourney.blogspot.nl/2008/08/who-i-am-in-christ.html

WHO I AM IN CHRIST

Jesus said, "And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." (John 8:32) As born-again believers in Jesus Christ, the following list tells us who we truly are in Him by the power of the Holy Spirit!

"I am..."



I am able to do all things through Christ
Phil 4:13
I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

I am abounding in grace
2 Cor 9:8

Abounding in every good work
2 Cor 9:8
And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.

I am abounding in hope
Rom 15:13
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound in hope
through the power of the Holy Ghost.

I am Abraham's offspring
Gal 3:29
So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithfull Abraham.

I am accepted
Rom 15:7
Wherefor receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God.

Acknowledging my need for God
Mat 5:3,6
Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theris is the kindom of heaven.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteouseness; for they shall be filled.

I am adopted
Gal 4:5
To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.

And because ye are sons, God hath senth forth the Spirit of his Son intho your hearts, crying, Abba Father. Wherefor thou art no more a servant, but a son, and if a son
Then an heir of God through Christ.

I am Adversary of the devil
1 Pet 5:8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about seeking whom he may devour.

Alien and stranger in the world
1 Pet 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from flesly lusts, which war against the soul.

I am alive with Christ
Gal 2:20
I am crucified with Christ; nevertheless I live; yet not I but Christ liveth in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live bythe faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

I am always having all sufficiency in all things
2 Cor 9:8
And God is able to make all grace abound toward
You; that ye allways having all sufficiency in all things,
may abound to every good work

I am an ambassador for Christ
2 Cor 5:20
Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us; we pray you in Christ stead, be ye recondiled to God.

Anointed
1 John 2:27
But the anointing which ye have received abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you; but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth and is not a lie and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in Him.

Anxious for nothing - Phil 4:6
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Appointed by God
John 15:16
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Assured of reward
1 Cor 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Assured of success in Him
Prov 16:3
Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

Baptized into Christ
Rom 6:3
Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?

Beautiful
Is 61:10
I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.

Becoming a mature person
Eph 4:13
Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:

Becoming conformed to Christ
Rom 8:29
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Belonging to God
John 17:9
I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.

Blameless at His coming
1 Thes 5:23
And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Blessed
Jeremiah 17:7
Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

Ephesians 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

Bold and confident
Eph 3:12
In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.

Bond servant
Ps 116:16
O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.

Born of God
I John 5:18
Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:

Born again
1 Pet 1:23
Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.

Bought with a price
1 Cor 6:20
For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

Branch, part of the True Vine
John 15:5
I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

Bride of Christ
Is 54:5
For thy Maker Is thine husband; the LORD of hosts Is hIs name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called.

Brother of Christ
Heb 2:11
For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

Brought near
Eph 2:13
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Built up
1 Peter 2:5
Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

Buried with Christ through baptism
Rom 6:4
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up fRom the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

Called
1 Cor 1:9
God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

Cared for with compassion
1 Pet 5:7
Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

Carried
Ex 19:4
Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought you unto myself.

Child of God
John 1:12
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Cherished
Eph 5:29
For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

Chosen
Col 3:12
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

Christ is my hope
Col 1:27
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Christ is my life
Col 3:4
When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

Circumcised spiritually
Col 2:11
In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

Citizen of heaven
Phil 3:20
For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

Clay in the Potter's hand
Jer 18:6
O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel.

Clean
John 15:3
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.

Cleansed
1 John 1:7,9
7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. 8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Clothed with Christ
Gal 3:27
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Comforted
2 Cor 1:4,5
4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. 5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.

Competent
2 Cor 3:5
Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;

Complete in Christ
Col 2:10
And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

Confident
Pro 3:26
For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.

Confident of answers to prayer
1 John 5:14,15
14 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: 15 And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

Confident He'll finish me
Phil 1:6
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

Confident He will never leave me
Heb 13:5,6
5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. 6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

Conformed to His image
Rom 8:29
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Continually with God
Psalm 73:23
Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand.

Controlled by the love of Christ
2 Cor 5:14
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Created in Christ for good works
Eph 2:10
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Crucified with Him
Gal 2:20
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Dead to sin, alive to God
Rom 6:6,11
6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. 7 For he that is dead is freed from sin. 8 Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him: 9 Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him. 10 For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God. 11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Delighted in
Is 42:1
Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.

Delivered
2 Tim 4:18
And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Desired
Ps 45:11
So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty: for he is thy Lord; and worship thou him.

Died and my life hidden in God
Col 3:3
For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Disciple of Christ
Luke 9:23
And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Disciplined
Heb 12:5-11
5 And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him: 6 For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. 7 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not? 8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons. 9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live? 10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness. 11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

Drawing near with confidence
Heb 4:16
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.

Empowered to obey
Phil 2:13
For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Encouraged
2 Thes 2:16,17
16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, 17 Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.

Enlightened
Eph 1:18
The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

Enriched in everything
1 Cor 1:5
That in every thing ye are enriched by him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge;

Equipped
2 Tim 3:17
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

Eternal life
Rom 6:23
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Eyes fixed on Jesus
Heb 12:2
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Favored
Ps 5:12
For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

Fearing God
Ps 25:14
The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

Fellow citizen with the saints
Eph 2:19
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

Filled to the fullness of God
Col 2:9,10
9 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. 10 And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

Filled with the fruit of righteousness
Phil 1:11
Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Filled with the fruit of the Spirit
Gal 5:22,23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Filled with joy
John 17:13
And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

Filled with knowledge of His will
Col 1:9
For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Finished product in progress
Phil 1:6
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

Forgiven of my sins
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Formed from the womb
Jer 1:5
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.

Fragrance of His knowledge
2 Cor 2:14,15
14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place. 15 For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:

Free from the law of sin and death
Rom 8:2
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free fRom the law of sin and death.

Freed from sin
Rom 6:7,22
7 For he that is dead is freed from sin.
22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.

Friend of God
John 15:14,15
14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. 15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

Fruit-bearer
John 15:5,16
5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Future assured
Rom 8:18,28
18 For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

Gifted
Rom 12:6
Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;

Given all things
Rom 8:32
He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

Given His magnificent promises
2 Pet 1:3,4
3 According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: 4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Given the Holy Spirit as pledge
2 Cor 1:22
Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

God is for me
Rom 8:31
What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

God's gift to Christ
John 17:24
Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

Granted grace in Christ Jesus
Rom 5:17,20
17 For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
20 Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:

Guarded by God
2 Tim 1:12
For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

Guarded by God's peace
Phil 4:7
And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Guided
Ps 48:14
For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.

Handiwork of Christ
Eph 2:10
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Having every good thing
Philemon 6
1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Having light
John 8:12
Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Having purpose
Ps 138:8
The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.

Having revelation from God
1 Cor 2:10,12
10 But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Having the mind of Christ
1 Cor 2:16
For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Having the Peace of God
Phil 4:7
And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Rev 12:11
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

Heir
Galatians 3:29
And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Galatians 4:7
Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

Helped by Him
Is 44:2
Thus saith the LORD that made thee, and formed thee from the womb, which will help thee; Fear not, O Jacob, my servant; and thou, Jesurun, whom I have chosen.

Hidden with Christ in God
Col 3:3
For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

His
Is 43:1
But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine.

His special possession
1 Pet 1:18,19
18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; 19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

Holy and dearly loved
Col 3:12
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

Holy and blameless
Eph 1:4
According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

Holy
Heb 10:10
By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Honored
2 Tim 2:21
If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.

Hope fixed
1Ti 4:10
For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

Image and glory of God
I Cor 11:7
And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

In Christ Jesus
I Cor 1:30
For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.

Indestructible
I Pet 1:23
Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.

Indwelt by Christ Jesus
John 14:20
At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

Indwelt by His Spirit
Rom 8:11
But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus fRom the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ fRom the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

Inscribed on His palms
Is 49:16
Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

Inseparable from His love
Rom 8:35
Who shall separate us fRom the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

Instrument of righteousness
Rom 6:13
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive fRom the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

In truth
John 17:17
Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

Joint heir with Christ
Rom 8:17
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

Justified
I Cor 6:11
Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate,

Kept
I Pet 1:5
Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Kingdom of priests
Rev 1:6
And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

Knowing all things work for good
Rom 8:28
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

Knowing whom I believe
2 Tim 1:12
For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

Known
2 Tim 2:19
Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Lacking no wisdom
James 1:5
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

Lavished with riches of His grace
Eph 1:7,8
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace; Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;

Laying aside the old self
Eph 4:22-24
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

Led in Christ's triumph
2 Cor 2:14
Now thanks [be] unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.

Life abundant
I John 4:9; John 10:10
In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have [it] more abundantly.

Life and peace in the Spirit
Rom 8:6
For to be carnally minded [is] death; but to be spiritually minded [is] life and peace.

Light of the world
Mat 5:14
Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

Like a watered garden
Is 58:11
And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

Living Christ's life
Gal 2:20
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Living for Him
2 Cor 5:15
And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.

Lacking no wisdom
James 1:5
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

Lavished with riches of His grace
Eph 1:7,8
7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace; 8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;

Laying aside the old self
Eph 4:22-24
22 That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; 23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; 24 And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

Led in Christ's triumph
2 Cor 2:14
Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.

Life abundant
Isaiah 4:9
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

John 10:10
The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Life and peace in the Spirit
Rom 8:6
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Light of the world
Mat 5:14
Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

Like a watered garden
Is 58:11
And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

Living Christ's life
Gal 2:20
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Living for Him
2 Cor 5:15
And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.

Living stone
1 Pet 2:5
Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

Loved
Isaiah 43:4
Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.

Jeremiah 31:3
The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.

John 3:16
For God so loved the world, that he gave hIs only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Revelation 3:9
Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.

Lover
Ps 18:1
[[To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David, the servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day [that] the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said,]] I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.

Made alive with Christ
Eph 2:5
Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

Made by Him
Ps 100:3
Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

Member of His body
1 Cor 12:27
Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

Minister of reconciliation
2 Cor 5:18-19
18 And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; 19 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

More than a conqueror
Rom 8:37
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

My needs met by His riches
Phil 4:19
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Named
Is 43:1
But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine.

Near to God
Eph 2:13
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Never forsaken
Heb 13:5
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

New Creation
2 Cor 5:17
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

New life
Rom 6:4
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up fRom the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

New self
Eph 4:22-24
22 That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; 23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; 24 And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

No condemnation
Rom 8:1
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

No fear
John 14:1,27
1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

No longer slaves to sin
Rom 6:6
Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Not given a spirit of fear
2 Tim 1:7
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Not my own
1 Cor 6:19
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

Noticed from God
Ps 33:13,14
13 The LORD looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men. 14 From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth.

Object of mercy
Rom 9:23
And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,

Obtained an inheritance
Eph 1:11
In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

Of God's household
Eph 2:19
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

One with Him
John 17:23,24
23 I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. 24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

One spirit with Him
1 Cor 6:17
But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.

Overcomer
1 John 5:4,5
4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. 5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Partaker of Christ
Heb 3:14
For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;

Partaker of grace
Phil 1:7
Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.

I am a partaker of the divine nature
2 Peter 1:4
Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Partaker of the promise of Christ
Eph 3:6
That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Peace with God
Rom 5:1
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

Perfect and complete
Jam 1:4
But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

Pilgrim and a stranger
Heb 11:13
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.

Possessor of all things
1 Cor 3:21-23
21 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours; 22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours; 23 And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.

Power/authority of God behind me
Phil 3:21
Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.

Prayed for
John 17:20
Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;

Prayers go up before God
Rev 8:4
And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.

Predestined to adoption
Eph 1:5,11
5 Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
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Prepared beforehand for glory
Rom 9:23
And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,

Presented to God holy, blameless
Col 1:22
In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:

Pressing forward
Phil 3:14
I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Priest
1 Pet 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

I am Protected
2 Thes 3:3
But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.

Provided for
Matt 6:33
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

Purchased
Rev 5:9
And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Qualified to share inheritance
Col 1:12
Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

Raised up with Christ
Eph 2:6
And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

Received mercy
1 Pet 2:10
Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Received the Spirit from God
1 Cor 2:12
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Received an unshakable kingdom
Heb 12:28
Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:

Received the riches of grace
Eph 1:7
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;


Reconciled to God
Rom 5:10
For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.

Redeemed
Gal 3:13
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:

Refined
1 Pet 1:6,7
6 Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: 7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

Reigning in life
Rom 5:17
For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)

Rejoicing
Rom 5:2,3
2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

Renewed
2 Cor 4:16
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Rest provided
Matt 11:28-30
28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Rewarded by God
Is 49:4
Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment Is with the LORD, and my work with my God.

Rich
2 Cor 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

Righteous
Rom 3:22,26
22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference: 23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; 24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: 25 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; 26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

Righteousness of God
2 Cor 5:21
For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Rooted and built up in Him
Col 2:7
Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Royalty
1 Pet 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

Royal priesthood
1 Pet 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

Safe
Ps 4:8
I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.

Saint
Rom 1:7
To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace fRom God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Salt of the earth
Matt 5:13
Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

Sanctified
1 Thes 5:23
And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Satisfied
Ps 17:15
As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.

Saved
Eph 2:5,8
5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)
8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:


Sealed by God with Holy Spirit
Eph 1:13
In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,

Seated in heavenly places
Eph 2:6
And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

Secure
Deut 33:12
And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.

Sent
John 20:21
Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.


Servant of Christ
Rom 6:22
But now being made free fRom sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.

Set free
John 8:31-32
31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.Galatians 5:1
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.

Sharing Christ's Inheritance
Rom 8:17
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

Sharing Christ's glory
John 17:22,24
22 And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: 23 I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. 24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

Slave of righteousness
Rom 6:18
Being then made free fRom sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.


Sheep of Christ
Ps 23:1
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Soldier
2 Tim 2:3,4
3 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. 4 No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.

Son of God
Rom 8:14
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

Spirit of love, power, and sound mind
2 Tim 1:7
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Stable
Is 33:6
And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD Is hIs treasure.

Standing in His grace
Rom 5:2
By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Standing firm in Christ
2 Cor 1:21
Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God;

Steps established by the Lord
Ps 37:23
The stePs of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.

Strengthened in Him
Eph 3:16
That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;

Strong in the Lord
Eph 6:10
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

Sustained from birth
Ps 71:6
By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.

Sweet aroma of God
2 Cor 2:14,15
14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place. 15 For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:

Temple of the living God
1 Corinthians 3:16
Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?1 Corinthians 6:19
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

The Lord's
Mal 3:17
And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

Thought about
Ps 139:17,18
17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them! 18 If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.

Transferred to kingdom of His Son
Col 1:13
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

Transformed into His image
2 Cor 3:18
But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

Treasured
Exodus 19:5
Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:

Psalm 83:3
They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones.

Psalm 135:4
For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

Malachi 3:17
And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

Unafraid
Psalm 78:53
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

Proverbs 1:33
But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.

Understanding things given by God
1 Cor 2:12
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

United with Christ
Rom 6:5
For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:

Upheld
Deuteronomy 1:30-31
30 The LORD your God which goeth before you, he shall fight for you, according to all that he did for you in Egypt before your eyes; 31 And in the wilderness, where thou hast seen how that the LORD thy God bare thee, as a man doth bear his son, in all the way that ye went, until ye came into this place.

Deuteronomy 33:27
The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.

Useful of His glory
Is 43:7
Even every one that Is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.

Valued
Matt 6:26
Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

Victorious
1 Cor 15:57
But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Waiting for our Savior
Titus 2:13
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

Walking in new life
Rom 6:4
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up fRom the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

Washed, sanctified, justified
1 Cor 6:11
And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

Wisdom
Col 2:3
In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Witness of Christ
Acts 1:8
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Worshipper of Christ
Ps 95:6
O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.

Worthy
Colossians 2:18
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

Acts 13:46
Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.

Yielded to God
Rom 6:13
Neither yield ye your members [as] instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members [as] instruments of righteousness unto God.

Is 43:4
Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee;
Therefor will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.