Identity Point #6: You are predestined.

“In Him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of His will, in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of His glory.” Ephesians…

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Identity Point #5: You are united.

“God has now revealed to us His mysterious plan regarding Christ, a plan to fulfill His own good pleasure. And this is the plan: At the right time He will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on earth.” Ephesians 1:9-10 (NLT) I have always been…

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Identity Point #4: You are favored.

“He has showered His kindness on us, along with all wisdom and understanding.” Ephesians 1:8 To be favored is to be the recipient of excessive kindness or unfair partiality. Getting what you don’t deserve and not getting what you do deserve. A blended perfection of mercy and grace. Favored. Did…

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Identity Point #3: You are forgiven.

“In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace…” Ephesians 1:7 Have you ever owed a debt that you could not pay? It’s passed the deadline, and maybe you even secured an extension, but even that has now expired.…

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Identity Point #2: You are adopted.

“He predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with His pleasure and will to the praise of His glorious grace, which He has freely given us in the One He loves.” Ephesians 1:5-6 Some of our close friends went through the adoption process a few years…

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Identity point #1: You are chosen.

“For He chose us in Him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His sight.” Ephesians 1:4 Have you ever felt passed by, forgotten, overlooked? I imagine we all have at one time or another. Every time of not being chosen seems to engrave on…

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