“Who Am I?” A Litany of Biblical Truths about Your Identity

After reading Dan Burke’s inspiration blog post, “Who am I?”, I decided to make my own list. Try saying these sentences out loud daily, especially the ones that you find most impactful right now. Memorize the Scripture verses too.

My Relationship with the Father:

“I am a child of God.”

  • “But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God” (John 1:12).

“I am a beloved son of the Father in whom He is well pleased.”

  • And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased” (Mark 1:11).

“I am the Father’s chosen one, holy and beloved.”

  • “As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience” (Col 3:12).

“I have access to the Father’s heart.”

  • “for through him both of us have access in one Spirit to the Father” (Ephesians 2:18).

“I am fearfully and wonderfully made in the Father’s eyes.”

  • “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139: 13-14).

“I bring joy to the Father’s heart.”

  • “the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love” (Psalm 147:11).

“I am renewed in the Father’s love.”

  • “The Lord, your God, is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory; he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will renew you in his love; he will exult over you with loud singing” (Zephaniah 3:17).

“I am consoled in all my afflictions by the God of all consolation”

  • “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, 4 who consoles us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to console those who are in any affliction with the consolation with which we ourselves are consoled by God” (2 Cor 1:3-4).

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My Relationship with Jesus Christ:

“I am a friend of Christ.”

  • “I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know what the master is doing; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father” (John 15:15).

“I am a member of Christ’s Body.”

  • “Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it” (1 Corinthians 12:27).

“I have been chosen in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before Him in love.”

  • “just as he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in love” (Ephesians 1:4).

“I have been blessed in Christ with every spiritual blessing.”

  • “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 1:3).

“I have Christ’s peace ruling my heart”

  • “And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful” (Col 3:15).

“The word of Christ dwells in me richly.”

  • “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; teach and admonish one another in all wisdom; and with gratitude in your hearts sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs to God” (Col 3:16).

“I am alive with Christ.”

  • “But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us 5 even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christby grace you have been saved” (Ephesians 2:4-5).

“I have been buried with Christ and raised up with Him.”

  • “when you were buried with him in baptism, you were also raised with him through faith in the power of God, who raised him from the dead” (Colossians 2:12).

“I have been lavishly redeemed by the blood of Christ”

  • “In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace 8 that he lavished on us” (Eph 1:7-8).

“I am a new creation in Christ”

  • “So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!” (2 Cor 5:17).

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”

  • “I can do all things through him who strengthens me” (Phil 4:13).

“I am Christ’s salt and light for the earth”

  • “You are the salt of the earth… You are the light of the world… let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:13-16).

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My Relationship with the Holy Spirit:

“I am sealed with the promised Holy Spirit”

  • “In him you also, when you had heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and had believed in him, were marked with the seal of the promised Holy Spirit” (Ephesians 1:13). 

“I am a temple of the Holy Spirit”

  • “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God, and that you are not your own?” (1 Cor 6:19).

“I am a dwelling for the Holy Spirit

  • “in whom you also are built together spiritually into a dwelling place for God” (Eph 2:22).

“I find true freedom when I follow the Spirits lead.”

  • “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom” (2 Cor 3:17).

“I am being transformed from one degree of glory into another by the Spirit of God.”

  • “And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord, the Spirit” (2 Cor 3:18).

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