Introduction~When Christians understand the various characteristics and aspects of the birthright which came with their second birth, they comprehend their identity in Christ.Once Christians understand their identity, their destiny is also clear!This series of “Abundant Life Now” posts will look at one of those facets each week.
This Week’s Verse~“Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own?For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your bodyand in your spirit, which are God’s (1 Corinthians 6:19-20).
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(1)Each Monday ALN posts an example of Scripture’s description of aspects/characteristics of Christians—those who have personally trusted in Jesus Christ, The Messiah, as their personal Savior.
(2)This series is not intended to be an exhaustive list.
(3)God the Father described Himself to Moses as the great “I AM” (Exodus 3:14).God the Son also said “I AM” (John 8:58).
(4)Jesus Christ is the Son of God and several times in the Gospel of John He refers to Himself as “I am.”“I am the Bread of Life” (6:35-51), “I am the Light of the World” (8:12, 9:5), “I am the Door” (10:7-9), “I am the Good Shepherd” (10:11-14), “I am the Son of God” (10:36), “I am the Resurrection and the Life” (11:25), “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” (14:6), “I am in the Father, and the Father in Me … Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father in Me” (John 14:10-11), and “I am the True Vine” (15:1-5).
(5)Individual Christians are also sons and daughters of God.This series will show some of the various “I am” aspects of a Christian.
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