\”For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 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. In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God\’s grace that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding, he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.\”

Ephesians 1:4-10—NIV

Do you ever get down, friend? I know I do. Has it ever taken a while to grasp who you are in Christ? It took me a long time, and I still need reminders. I still can\’t comprehend the magnitude of God\’s love for us, I am genuinely in awe, and it takes my breath away at the thought.

Today I\’m listing 24 reminders for us to reference as a go-to for when we need peace, comfort, and encouragement.

Romans 3:24— We are justified (declared not guilty of sin).
Romans 8:1— No condemnation awaits us.
Romans 8:2— We are set free of the law of sin that leads to death.
1 Corinthians 1:2— We are sanctified (made holy) and made acceptable in Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 1:30— We are righteous and holy in Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:22— We will be made alive at the resurrection.
2 Corinthians 5:17— We are new creations.
2 Corinthians 5:21— We receive God\’s righteousness.
Galatians 3:28— We are one in Christ with all believers.
Ephesians 1:3— We are blessed with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
Ephesians 1:4— We are holy and blameless.
Ephesians 1:5-6— We are adopted as God\’s children.
Ephesians 1:7— Our sins are taken away, and we are forgiven.
Ephesians 1:10-11— We are brought under Christ\’s authority.
Ephesians 1:13— We are identified as belonging to God by the Holy Spirit.
Ephesians 2:6— We have been raised up to sit with Christ in glory.
Ephesians 2:10— We are God\’s work of art.
Ephesians 2:13— We have been brought near to God.
Ephesians 3:6— We share in the promise of blessings through Christ.
Ephesians 3:12— We can come to freedom and confidence in God\’s presence.
Ephesians 5:29-30— We are members of Christ\’s body, the church.
Colossians 2:10 We are made complete in Christ.
Colossians 2:11— We are set free from our sinful nature.
2 Timothy 2:10— We will have eternal glory.

Scripture references used from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.®

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  1. Knowing who we are in Christ makes all the difference, Paula!

  2. Just what I should be reading this morning, we have to be confident in HIm and positive affirmations are a great reminder.

  3. Loved this reminder that we are God’s work of art, reflecting on that today!

    1. Thank you for visiting Sharon.

  4. It’s so good to revisit who we really are in Christ. It’s so easy not to “feel” beloved and redeemed: we need to feed our souls truth.

    1. Amen, Barbara. We sure do need to fee our souls the truth.

  5. Fabulous list, Paula! I pinned this in my encouragement folder, to refer back to, such great reminders to keep our eyes on Christ! Thank you!!

    1. Thank you Donna, I’m going to refer back to it too.

  6. Paula, thankyou for these wonderful reminders of who we are in Christ. Will be saving these!

    1. Thank you Debbie, I’ll be referring to them too. Because sometimes I sure need reminding.

  7. Good post, Paula 🙂

    Good points … and good encouragements!

    Have a funtastic week!

    1. Thank you Val. Have a funtastic week back atcha.

  8. What a great resource, friend!

    1. Thank you Lauren. It’s something I’m going to reference because I sure need it at times.

  9. thank you for the reminders. They are nice to have even when we’re not going through a dark time.

    1. They sure are good reminders for us.

  10. Thanks for these reminders of who we are in Christ. Knowing our rights and position in God always gives us the victory.

    1. You’re welcome. It sure does.

  11. praising God that He calls us beloved … so grateful to find my ultimate identity in who He says I am.

  12. Thank you for this beautiful encouragement.

    1. You’re most welcome my friend.

  13. Hi Paula, this is such a practical post, and well, I love practical. I’m going to save it in my list of favourites because it is certainly a post I can always refer back to.
    God bless

    1. Thank’s Tracy. Blessings.

  14. I appreciate these 24 reminders, Paula. I finally added your linkup to my calendar for the first of the month so I won’t forget next time. 🙂

    1. Thank You Lisa, I have Grace & Truth on my calendar as well.

  15. What a great list with reminders.
    What does it mean that we are God’s work of art?

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