We all have times in life when we feel lost or down about ourselves. Sometimes negative voices in the world seem to speak louder than the voice of God. I constantly need reminded of who Christ says I am and my identity in Him. Here are 17 of my favorite bible verses that will remind you of your identity in Christ. When you feel overwhelmed or discouraged about who you are, these verses will speak life and truth into your life.
17 Bible Verses
- John 1:12 ~”Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.”
- Romans 8:28~ “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”
- Ephesians 1:7 ~ ” In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.”
- John 15:16 ~ “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.”
- Romans 6:6~ “ For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin.”
- Genesis 1:27 ~ “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”
- Jeremiah 1:5 ~“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
- 1 Peter 2:9 ~ “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.”
- Galatians 2:20~ ” I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”
- John 15:15~ “I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.”
- Ephesians 2:10~ “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
- Philippians 3:20~ “ But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ”
- 2 Timothy 1:7~ “ But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ.”
- Colossians 3:1-4~ ” Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.
- Romans 8:37~ “ No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.”
- Psalm 139:14 ~ “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well”
- 2 Corinthians 5:17~ “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”
I truly encourage you to choose one of these bible verses to memorize every week. They will make all the difference in your view of yourself, your relationship with Jesus, and our time here on earth. Be encouraged friends! He has done an amazing job with each and every one of you, and loves us more than we could ever imagine. We are perfectly made in Him!!
I would love to hear what your favorite bible verses are in the comments! For more encouragement on your spiritual walk, Check out : ” What to do when you feel discouraged?”