We are a child of God . . . Romans 8:16 tells us that God’s Spirit touches our spirits and confirms who we really are. We know who He is, and we know who we are. He is our Father and we are His children. We have been saved, and had nothing to do with it. Ephesians 2:7-8 tells us that saving us was all His idea, and all His work. All we do is trust him enough to let Him do it. It was His gift from start to finish! We didn’t play the major role. If we did, we’d probably go around bragging that we’d done the whole thing! No, we didn’t save ourselves. God does all the saving.
We are freed from oppression . . . Psalms 107:2 says, Oh, thank God—He’s so good! His love never runs out. All of you set free by God, tell the world! Tell how He freed you from oppression. So are you feeling oppressed, you don’t have to be, you have been set free by God.
We are heirs to all creation . . . That’s right, we are God’s heir. We own the stars, and the planets – the whole universe is our as a result of being adopted by God. Romans 8: 16-17 tells us the Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. Now if we are children, then we are heirs, heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in His sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.
We are always protected by God . . . He tells us in Isaiah 46:4, I’ve been carrying you on my back from the day you were born, and I’ll keep on carrying you when you’re old. I’ll be there, bearing you when you’re old and gray. I’ve done it and will keep on doing it, carrying you on my back, saving you. Praise to my Lord, from the cradle to the grave, He has got us covered.
We are a warrior and over-comer . . . Revelation 12:11 tells us that Satan will be defeated by you and I through the blood of the Lamb and the bold word of our witness. That is something to rejoice about. \o/
We are to be an imitator of God . . . Ephesians 5:1 tells us to watch what God does, and then do the same, like children who learn proper behavior from their parents. Mostly what God does is love us. Keep company with him and learn a life of love. Observe how Christ loved us. His love was not cautious but extravagant. He didn’t love in order to get something from us but to give everything of himself to us. Can you love like that, and do what God does?
We are to be a light unto the world . . . Matthew 5:14 tells us that we are here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We need to be public with this, as public as a city on a hill. We are light-bearers; don’t think we can hide God under a bucket – that is not possible. We must let Him shine from the highest hill. We must keep open house, and be generous with our lives. By opening up to others, we will prompt others to open up to God, our generous Father in heaven.
We are to win with God, always, guaranteed . . . This promise is given in Romans 8:37. We are more than conquerors and overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us. With God on our side like this, how can we lose? If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he wouldn’t gladly and freely do for us? And who would dare tangle with God by messing with one of God’s chosen? Who would dare even to point a finger? The One who died for us, who was raised to life for us, stand by to protect and guide us. Do you think anyone is going to be able to drive a wedge between us and Christ’s love for us? There is no way! Not trouble, not hard times, not hatred, not hunger, not homelessness, not bullying threats, not backstabbing, not even the worst sins listed in Scripture can separate us from His love.
- 22 Inspirational Bible Verses http://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/22-inspirational-bible-verses/
- God’s Grace is All You Need – Genesis 33:11- Inspirational Bible Verses (darrellcreswell.wordpress.com)
- God-sized Dreams: Spread the Love (encouragementforeveryday.wordpress.com)
- Dont Be a Victim of Identity Theft (yourbestlifeblog.com)
- Victory in Jesus (whatthebiblesaysdoctrine.wordpress.com)
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