10 Encouraging Bible Verses to Remind You Who You Are In Christ

🌺  Written by Brittany Ann

Who are you really?

Are you a father, mother, brother, sister, neighbor, or friend? Are you an accountant, mechanic, banker, or retired schoolteacher? Are you joyful, grouchy, passionate, or fun?

While there are countless words we could use to label and define ourselves, none compare to the words God has already spoken over us in the Bible.

The next time you feel like you’re no one special, here are 10 encouraging Bible verses to remind you who you are in Christ. Why not try writing them down or speaking them over yourself today?

 

1. In Christ, I am Loved (Colossians 3:12)

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“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” — Colossians 3:12

As Christians – this is often one of the very first (and most important!) lessons we learn. Just think of the Sunday School songs you probably learned, like “Jesus Loves Me” or “Jesus Loves the Little Children.”

And yet, how easy is it to forget or question this basic truth about our identity in Christ?

The God of the entire universe LOVES you! He DELIGHTS in you. He REJOICES over you with singing (Zeph 3:17). He doesn’t want to harm you (Jer 29:11). He came so that you might have a life that’s full and abundant (John 10:10).

That’s good news!

 

2. In Christ, I am Forgiven (Ephesians 1:7)

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“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace” — Ephesians 1:7

Is your past full of mistakes? Doesn’t matter. In Christ, we are forgiven.

You are redeemed. In fact, Psalm 103:12 tells us “as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.”

God doesn’t hold your sins against you. He forgives you and forgets them entirely (Heb 8:12).

 

3. In Christ, I am Chosen (1 Peter 2:9)

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“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” — 1 Peter 2:9

Have you ever felt left out, abandoned, or unwanted? Not with God!

God chose you before the beginning of the world (Eph 1:4). He formed you before you were born (Psalm 139:13) in His own image, and He has called you for a specific purpose (2 Tim 1:9).

You are not an accident, and you are not here by mistake!

 

4. In Christ, I am a New Creation (2 Corinthians 5:17)

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“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” — 2 Corinthians 5:17

Do you have a sinful past that makes you feel ashamed? Not anymore.

According to Christ, you are a brand new creation. Our old self is crucified with him (Romans 6:6); now we put on our new self and a new identity in Christ, which is continually being renewed (Col 3:10).

The labels that once defined you are completely stripped of any power over you. Every day is a new day. You can start fresh TODAY walking in the newness of life with a new heart.

 

5. In Christ, I am Not Condemned (Romans 8:1)

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“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” — Romans 8:1

Are you constantly beating yourself up because you’re not skinny enough, smart enough, talented enough, young enough, or any other “enough?” Enough!

Your identity is no longer rooted in your past — your identity is in Christ and Romans 8:1 tells us there is NO condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

You are not allowed to beat yourself any longer and satan isn’t allowed to either. You’re forgiven, remember? You’re brand new.

 

6. In Christ, I am More than a Conqueror (Romans 8:37)

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“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” — Romans 8:37

Don’t think you can do it? God thinks you can.

Romans 8:37 tells us that we are MORE than conquerors. Philippians 4:13 tells us we can do ALL things through Christ who gives us strength. And 1 Corinthians 15:57 reminds us that God gives us the victory.

Whatever circumstances you’re facing today are NOT too much for you to handle. Not with Christ anyways. When you’re on God’s team, you’re ALWAYS on the winning side.

 

7. In Christ, I am God’s Workmanship (Ephesians 2:10)

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“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” — Ephesians 2:10

Don’t feel special enough? You should!

You are God’s handiwork! He made you. He created you exactly the way He wants you.

He LOVES you. And God doesn’t make mistakes. Nor does He have bad taste. He knew exactly what He was doing when He created you.

You were created in the image of God himself.

 

8. In Christ, I am a Work in Progress (Philippians 1:6)

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“Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus,” — Philippians 1:6

Of course, just because God made us doesn’t mean that any of us are perfect (unfortunately….).

But the good news is — God isn’t done with us yet.

God doesn’t just leave us in our sins. He sanctifies us and makes us holy (1 Corinthians 6:11). He works on our hearts more and more every day.

 

9. In Christ, I am Provided For (Philippians 4:19)

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“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” — Philippians 4:19

Worried about how you’ll make ends meet? Don’t be.

The Bible promises us over and over again that God will meet all of our needs (Philippians 4:19).

After all, if God takes care of the birds and flowers, won’t He also take care of us as well, His children? (Luke 12:28)

Just because you don’t know HOW God will work things out yet doesn’t mean that He won’t. He is constantly providing us with blessings big and small.

 

10. In Christ, I am Victorious! (1 Corinthians 15:57)

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“But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” — 1 Corinthians 15:57

Whatever you’re facing today — whether it’s the lies on the inside or the tough circumstances on the outside — it’s not too much for God and it’s not too much for you. God will give you the victory when you follow Him!

No matter what circumstances you’re facing, God always provides a way out (1 Cor 10:13).

God is working everything out for your good (Romans 8:28).

The battle may not be over, but the winner has already been decided. You are victorious!

 

Are You Guilty of Believing Any of These 10 Common Bible Misconceptions?

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Of all the books in history, the Holy Bible is among the most available and most translated. For a text this ancient and common, it is surprising to realize that there is a lot of faulty thinking surrounding it.

Even lifelong Christians can be told one way of viewing Scripture and cling to that belief without realizing that it is tradition or cultural rather than truly Biblical.

Here are 10 common misconceptions about the Bible way too many people believe that can create confusion and withhold a deeper enjoyment and trust in God’s Word.

Are You Guilty of Believing Any of These 10 Common Bible Misconceptions?

 

Is it a Sign? 10 Signs From God That You May Be Missing

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Throughout history, people from various faiths and belief systems have sought signs from a higher power, often interpreting events and occurrences in their lives as messages from God or the divine.

These signs can provide comfort, guidance, and reassurance in times of uncertainty. However, they can sometimes be subtle and easily overlooked.

Let’s explore some signs from God that you may be missing, offering insight into how to recognize them in your daily life.

Is it a Sign? 10 Signs From God That You May Be Missing

 

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Brittany Ann is an ECPA bestselling author and founder of Equipping Godly Women and Monetize My Ministry. She’s also a Christian speaker, podcaster, and conference host. Her work has been featured on numerous TV, radio, and online ministries, including CBN, MSN, Christianity Today, Evangelical Alliance, Patheos, Crosswalk, and more.

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Brittany Ann is an ECPA bestselling author of “Fall in Love with God’s Word” and “Follow God’s Will” and the founder of EquippingGodlyWomen.com, a popular Christian-living website dedicated to helping busy Christian moms find practical ways to go "all in" in faith and family. Her work has been featured on CBN, The Christian Post, Crosswalk, and more.

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