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How many followers of Jesus primarily view their spiritual identity and relationship to the Lord as members of churches and slaves of works righteousness?
Use this tool to train your disciples to ground their identity in seven biblical categories.
Disciples are infinitely more effective over time through a spiritual warfare environment when they know who Yahweh says they are in Jesus Christ.
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Focus Passage > 1 Peter 1:1-25
New Creation (plant) >> Our Heavenly Father has given our dead souls spiritual rebirth through Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 1:3) >> In Christ, we are new creations. What used to destroy us is now dead and powerless. (2 Corinthians 5:17)
Son/Daughter (king & children) >> We are Yahweh’s children, and through His Spirit we overcome the evil desires of our cursed flesh. (1 Peter 1:14) >> Yahweh calls His followers “sons and daughters” and invites us to call Him “Father.” (2 Corinthians 6:18)
Friend (Jesus & follower) >> We love Jesus and believe in Him. This faithful friendship with Him bears a fruitful, spiritual harvest of overwhelming joy. (1 Peter 1:8) >> Jesus calls me “Friend” if I faithfully obey His commands. (John 15:14)
Heir (shining crown) >> Our inheritance is eternal life. Our Lord Jesus keeps our inheritance with Him in heaven until the Last Day. (1 Peter 1:4-5) >> Our Righteous Judge prepares crowns of righteousness in heaven for His followers. (2 Timothy 4:8)
Warrior (sword & shield) >> We honor Yahweh by maintaining hope-filled, alert, and sober minds; prepared for attacks of the enemy and awaiting His return. (1 Peter 1:13) >> Our Lord fully equips us as spiritual warriors with spiritual armor and spiritual gifts to stand and resist the relentless attacks of the enemy. (Ephesians 6:13)
Priest (anointing oil) >> We are commanded by our King to be holy in everything we do. (1 Peter 1:15-16) >> Jesus makes His followers holy priests who multiply His praises and testify boldly of His salvation among all nations. (1 Peter 2:9)
Ambassador (bridge over river) >> We are Yahweh’s elected ambassadors, sovereignly scattered across the world and among the nations, to reveal our Father’s glory through His Son by the power of His Spirit. (1 Peter 1:1-2) >> Yahweh speaks the gospel through His servants and invites everyone to be saved. (2 Corinthians 5:20)
Identity in Christ Stories >>
- Jesus & Nicodemus (John 3:1-21)
- Israel’s Restoration (Isaiah 43:1-13)
- Yahweh’s Friend Moses (Exodus 33:1-11)
- Kingdom Blessings (Matthew 5:1-12)
- Israel’s Peace Covenant (Ezekiel 37:15-28)
- Holy Priest Nation (1 Peter 2:1-10)
- Reconciliation Ministry (2 Corinthians 5:16-21)