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100 Statements in Scripture Describing Who You Are in Christ

Who I Am In Christ According to the Bible, I am God’s possession, I am His child, His workmanship. You are His friend, His temple, His vessel, a co-laborer, and His witness. You are a soldier, an ambassador and a building, a temple. You’re his husbandry. You’re a minister and an instrument. You’re His chosen, His beloved, His precious jewel, and His heritage. In Christ, you have been redeemed by blood, set free from sin, set free from Satan, set free from the kingdom of darkness – chosen before the foundation of the world, predestined to be like Jesus, forgiven of all your trespasses, washed in blood, given a sound mind, ...

[Book Review] Slave: The Hidden Truth About Your Identity in Christ (Part 1 of 2)

As followers of Jesus Christ, we identity ourselves as “Christians.” However, the word “Christian” in the Bible only is mentioned three times. Rather, we are described as children of God, sheeps in His flock, saints, citizens of Heaven, lights to the world, followers of the Way. All of these descriptions, in its unique ways, help us to understand what it means to be a Christian. But there is one word that is used more than any of these to describe our identity as Christians. Slave. John MacArthur, in his paradigm-jarring book Slave: The Hidden Truth About Your Identity in Christ, argues that English translators have “perpetrated a ...