I Am... You Are...
Dena Johnson Martin Crosswalk.com blogspot for Dena Johnson of Dena's Devos
- Published Jul 27, 2022
Have you ever wondered who you are? I know I have. I do. I've been thinking about it a lot lately, so I just wanted to let you know who I am.
But the great news is, it's also who you are! Read these words every day. Remind yourself of them throughout your day.
It's who I am. It's who you are. All because of Him.
I am protected.
He will not let you stumble: the one who watches over you will not slumber. Psalm 121:3
I am forgiven.
For he has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son, who purchased our freedom and forgave our sins. Colossians 1:13-14
I am accepted.
Therefore, accept each other just as Christ has accepted you so that God will be given glory.
I am precious.
Others were given in exchange for you. I traded their lives for yours
because you are precious to me. You are honored, and I love you. Isaiah 43:4
I am deeply and unconditionally loved.
“For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16
But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much Ephesians 2:4
Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Colossians 3:12
We know, dear brothers and sisters, that God loves you and has chosen you to be his own people. 1 Thessalonians 1:4
I am treasured.
You have been set apart as holy to the Lord your God, and he has chosen you from all the nations of the earth to be his own special treasure. Deuteronomy 14:2
I am a child of the King of kings.
But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God. John 1:12,
For you are all children of God through faith in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:26
I am a new creation.
This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! 2 Corinthians 5:17
I am Righteous.
For God made Christ, who never sinned, to be the offering for our sin, so that we could be made right with God through Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:21
I am healed.
I am no longer condemned.
So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1
I am a friend of God.
I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me. John 15:15
I am a citizen of heaven.
But we are citizens of heaven, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives. And we are eagerly waiting for him to return as our Savior. Philippians 3:20
I am an overcomer.
But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world. 1 John 4:4
I am an heir to His riches.
And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19
I am one with Him.
But the person who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with him. 1 Corinthians 6:17
I am the temple of the Holy Spirit.
Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, 1 Corinthians 6:19
I am powerful.
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7,
Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Ephesians 3:20
I am strengthened by Him.
I am dead to sin.
So you also should consider yourselves to be dead to the power of sin and alive to God through Christ Jesus. Romans 6:11
I am Created for a purpose.
For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11
I am not alone.
Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20
I am Holy.
Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. Ephesians 1:4;
For the Scriptures say, “You must be holy because I am holy. 1 Peter 1:16
I am Redeemed.
He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins. Ephesians 1:7
I am FREE!
So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law. Galatians 5:1
I am a Masterpiece.
For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10
I am a work in progress.
And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. Philippians 1:6
I am Transformed.
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 12:2
I am Chosen.
But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests,[a] a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9,
Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Colossians 3:12,
Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. Ephesians 1:4
I am more than a conqueror.
No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us. Romans 8:37
I am called according to His purpose.
And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. Romans 8:28
I am a royal priesthood.
But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests,[a] a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9
I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. Psalm 139:14
I am delivered from darkness.
For he has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son, Colossians 1:13
I am bought with a price.
for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body. 1 Corinthians 6:20
I am alive with Christ.
that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by God’s grace that you have been saved!) Ephesians 2:5
I am Victorious.
For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. 1 John 5:4,
But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57
I am Justified.
Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us. Romans 5:1
I am complete in Him.
So you also are complete through your union with Christ, who is the head over every ruler and authority. Colossians 2:10