I am....


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Here at The River, we tend to dive into the Word and expose the insufficient teachings that the general church world has been providing to the congregations out there. This chapter, I Am, is about who you are in Christ. I am: God's child, for I am born again of the incorruptible seed of the Word of God 1 Peter 1:23. This kinda negates the whole "sinner saved by grace thing..... I am: Forgiven of all my sins and washed in the blood of Jesus. Eph 1:7; Heb 9:14; Col 1:14. See comment above. I am: A new creature in Christ. 2 Cor 5:17. Ooooh....another reason we are no longer sinners once we are born again. I am: The temple of the Holy Spirit/God. 1 Cor 6:19; 1 Cor 12:27 I am: Delivered from the power of darkness and translated in God's kingdom. Col 1:13 I am: Redeemed form the curse of the law of sin and death. 1 Peter 1:18-19; Gal 3:13 I am: Blessed! Duet 28"2-12; Gal 3:9 I am: A Saint. Rom 1:; 1 Cor 1:2; Philippians 1:1 I am: The head and not the tail, above and not beneath. Duet 2:13 I am: Holy and without blame before Him in love. 1 Peter 1:16; Eph 1:4 I am: The Elect of God. Col 3:; Rom 8:33. I am: Established to the end. Rom 1:11 I am: Made near to My heavenly Father by the Blood of Jesus Christ. Eph 2:13 I am: Set free. John 8:31-33 I am: Strong in The Lord. Eph 6:10 I am: Dead to sin. Rom 6:1; Rom 6:11; 1 Peter 2:24 I am: More than a conqueror. Rom 8:37 I am: A joint heir with Christ. Rom 8:13 I am: Sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise. Eph :13 I am: In Christ by His doing. 1 Cor 1:30 I am: Accepted in the Beloved. Eph 1:6 I am: Complete in Him. Col 2:10 I am: Crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ in me. Gal 2:20 I am: Alive with Christ. Gal 2:20 I am: Free from condemnation. John 5:24 I am: Reconciled to God and a minister of reconciliation. 2 Cor 5:18-19 I am: Qualified to share in His inheritance. Col 1:12 I am: Firmly rooted, built up, established in my faith and overflowing with thanksgiving. Col 2:7 I am: Born of God and the evil one does not touch me. 1 John 5:18 I am: His faithful follower. Revelation 17:14; Eph 5:1 I am: A fellow citizen with the saints of the household of God. Eph 2:19 I am: A built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone. Eph 2:20 I am: Overtaken with blessings. Duet 28:2; Eph 1:3 I am: His disciple because I have love for others. John 13:34-35 I am: The light of the world. Matt 5:14 I am: The salt of the earth. Matt 5:13 I am: The righteousness of God by Christ Jesus. 2 Cor 5:21; 1 Peter 2:24 I am: A partaker of His Divine Nature. 2 Peter 1:4 I am: Called of God. 2 Tim 1:9 I am: An ambassador for Christ. 2 Cor 5:20 I am: God’s workmanship; created in Christ for good works. Eph 2:10 I am: The apple of My Father’s eye. Deut 32:10 I am: Healed by the stripes of Jesus. 1 Peter 2:25; Isa 53:6 I am: Being changed into His image. 2 Cor 3:18; Phillipians 1:6 I am: A child of God. John 1:12; Rom 8:16; Rom 8:14-15; Gal 3:26, Gal 4:6 I am: Christ’s friend. John 15:15 I am: Chosen and appointed by Christ to bear fruit. John 15:16 I am: A slave of righteousness. Romans 8:16. So much for “we can do what we want because we are under grace…. I am: Enslaved to God. Rom 6:22. See above. I am: One in Christ. Gal 3:26-28 I am: An heir of God since I am a son/daughter of God. Gal 4:6-7 I am: Righteous and holy. Eph 4:24 I am: a citizen of Heaven and seated in Heaven right now. Philippians 3:20; Eph 2:6 I am: An expression of the Life of Christ because He is my life. Col 3:4 I am: Chosen and dearly loved by Christ. Eph 1:4; 1 Peter 2:9 I am: A son/daughter of light and not darkness. 1 Thess 5:5 I am: A holy brother/sister, and a partaker of a heavenly calling. Heb 3:1 I am: One of God’s living stones and I am being brought up as a Spiritual house. I Peter 2:5 I am: A chosen race, A Royal Priesthood, a Holy Nation, a people for God’s own possession to proclaim the excellence of Him. 1 Peter 2:9-10 I am: An alien and a stranger to this world in which I temporarily live. 1 Peter 2:11 I am: The enemy of the devil. 1 Peter 2:9-10 I am: Now a child of God, I will resemble Christ when he returns. 1 John 3:1-2 I am: Not the Great I AM, but by the Grace of God, I am what I am. I Cor 15:10 I am: Justified, completely forgiven and made righteous. Rom 5:1 I am: Dead, I no longer live for myself but for God. 2 Cor 6:19-20. Remember this when we are cheering for our favorite football team while the Bible collects dust on Sunday. I am: Established, anointed and sealed by God in Christ. I am: Given the Holy Spirit as a pledge, a guarantee of my inheritance. Eph 1:13-14 Beloved, read these. Speak them over you and your loved ones every day. And meditate on them day and night. Get this ingrained in your hearts and minds; in your spirits.

Let go & Let God. Be blessed, Pastor John


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