100 Bible Verses about Our Identity In Christ

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 1,066 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 938 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 803 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 773 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

John 1:12 ESV / 722 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 548 helpful votes

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

John 15:15 ESV / 529 helpful votes

No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 495 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Romans 8:17 ESV / 483 helpful votes

And if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.

1 Corinthians 12:27 ESV / 482 helpful votes

Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 464 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

Colossians 3:3 ESV / 442 helpful votes

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Galatians 3:26 ESV / 434 helpful votes

For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

Romans 8:1 ESV / 418 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:6 ESV / 400 helpful votes

And raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,

Ephesians 1:3 ESV / 369 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,

John 15:5 ESV / 367 helpful votes

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

1 Corinthians 6:17 ESV / 363 helpful votes

But he who is joined to the Lord becomes one spirit with him.

Ephesians 4:24 ESV / 361 helpful votes

And to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

Romans 6:6 ESV / 352 helpful votes

We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

John 15:16 ESV / 349 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

2 Corinthians 5:20 ESV / 329 helpful votes

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 315 helpful votes

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

1 John 3:1-2 ESV / 312 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.

Colossians 2:10 ESV / 307 helpful votes

And you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.

Ephesians 1:7 ESV / 303 helpful votes

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 297 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Colossians 1:27 ESV / 294 helpful votes

To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Philippians 3:20 ESV / 294 helpful votes

But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Ephesians 1:5 ESV / 293 helpful votes

He predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will,

Romans 8:37 ESV / 293 helpful votes

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

Colossians 3:1-3 ESV / 273 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

1 John 3:1 ESV / 263 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Romans 15:7 ESV / 263 helpful votes

Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 261 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 259 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Ephesians 3:12 ESV / 258 helpful votes

In whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him.

Psalm 139:14 ESV / 253 helpful votes

I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 251 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 246 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Colossians 2:7 ESV / 240 helpful votes

Rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Ephesians 2:19 ESV / 234 helpful votes

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,

Colossians 2:9-10 ESV / 232 helpful votes

For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 229 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 2:16 ESV / 229 helpful votes

“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ.

Revelation 11:1-19 ESV / 221 helpful votes

Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there, but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months. And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.” These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth. And if anyone would harm them, fire pours from their mouth and consumes their foes. If anyone would harm them, this is how he is doomed to be killed. ...

Ephesians 5:8 ESV / 217 helpful votes

For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

Romans 8:14-15 ESV / 215 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”

Colossians 3:12 ESV / 214 helpful votes

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,

Romans 5:1 ESV / 213 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Galatians 3:13 ESV / 209 helpful votes

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us—for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree”—

Galatians 4:7 ESV / 207 helpful votes

So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God.

John 3:16 ESV / 207 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 201 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Matthew 5:14 ESV / 201 helpful votes

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

Colossians 3:1-4 ESV / 196 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

2 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 193 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 189 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

Ephesians 1:11 ESV / 187 helpful votes

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,

Ephesians 2:4-5 ESV / 186 helpful votes

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—

Romans 8:2 ESV / 186 helpful votes

For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.

1 Corinthians 1:2 ESV / 181 helpful votes

To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:

Ephesians 4:22-24 ESV / 176 helpful votes

To put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

Galatians 3:27 ESV / 176 helpful votes

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Ephesians 2:13 ESV / 172 helpful votes

But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Ephesians 2:7 ESV / 171 helpful votes

So that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 169 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Galatians 3:27-28 ESV / 163 helpful votes

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 158 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?

1 Peter 2:9-10 ESV / 156 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

Psalm 139:1 ESV / 156 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me!

2 Timothy 1:9 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,

1 Corinthians 1:30 ESV / 145 helpful votes

And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

Romans 3:24 ESV / 142 helpful votes

And are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

1 Corinthians 6:3 ESV / 141 helpful votes

Do you not know that we are to judge angels? How much more, then, matters pertaining to this life!

Psalm 139:1-24 ESV / 141 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. ...

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 136 helpful votes

Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;

Romans 5:17 ESV / 133 helpful votes

For if, because of one man's trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ.

Colossians 1:2 ESV / 131 helpful votes

To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 128 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

1 Corinthians 12:12-13 ESV / 127 helpful votes

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

Isaiah 49:16 ESV / 122 helpful votes

Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Ephesians 1:1 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus:

1 Corinthians 6:20 ESV / 119 helpful votes

For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

Romans 8:16 ESV / 119 helpful votes

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

John 3:16-17 ESV / 118 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Isaiah 43:4 ESV / 116 helpful votes

Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 108 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

2 Corinthians 5:18-19 ESV / 107 helpful votes

All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.

Ephesians 2:22 ESV / 105 helpful votes

In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit.

Philippians 1:6 ESV / 104 helpful votes

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 1:12 ESV / 104 helpful votes

So that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory.

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 103 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Romans 12:3 ESV / 93 helpful votes

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

1 Timothy 1:1 ESV / 88 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 84 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Romans 6:18 ESV / 83 helpful votes

And, having been set free from sin, have become slaves of righteousness.

Song of Solomon 4:7 ESV / 79 helpful votes

You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you.

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