Born Identity Part 6

"Accepting the Life of Christ"

By Lead Servant Pastor Phreddie Minnifield, November 15, 2020

Being transformed is the only way to be an effective Believer

  1. When you’re transformed, His Glory flows through your vessel

    a. You will always have the ability to accept or not

  2. Accepting your identity in Christ means giving up your past

    a. Accepting your identity in Christ means accepting your great value

    b. Jesus paid a great price in exchange for you, and He doesn’t regret it

  3. To be effective we must become spiritually-minded instead of being carnally- minded (Rom 8:6-7)

    a. The carnal mind separates us from accurate thinking

Galatians 2:20(NKJV),MSG)

In Christ, I have no Identity of my own

  1. Living in Him, requires forgiving them

    a. Whoever they are

  2. You have 18 reasons to let go of your past and forgive any and everyone that has offended you:

    a. 9 fruits of the Spirit and 9 Gifts of the Spirit

    b. A stony heart is never going to produce anything good

What does it mean to Live in Christ?

  1. The life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son

    a. Faith is the only way to access the promises of God

    b. To live in Christ means to allow Jesus and HIS anointing to cover me, to surround me, to take over me

  2. To live in Christ is to cast my cares on Him

    a. Let His ways out do mine

  3. Living in Him is your victory

1 Corinthians 9:24(NKJV), Philippians 3:13-14(NKJV)

Living in Christ Builds The Church

  1. When we choose to give up self and Live in Christ we participate in God’s Plan for His Church, His Bride

Colossians 1:26-28(NKJV)

  1. Christ in You is the Hope of Glory

    a. Glory- weight or heaviness

    b. God’s goodness is so heavy it crushes everything in its path

  2. When we choose to Live in Christ we’re choosing to live by His power Luke 3:16(KJV)

Application: How do I accept the life of Christ

  1. Accept my True Identity – “In Christ”

  2. Die to self, so that Christ can live through me

  3. Renew my mind with God’s Word

  4. Be Love

    a. Walk in Love, Act in Love, Speak in Love

  5. Speak Truth (15 Freedom Truths)

    1. I am a New Creature predestined for greatness.(II Corinthians 5:17)

    2. I am a Child of God fully accepted by the Father. (John 1:12)

    3. I am loved by God regardless of how I perform.(Romans 5:8)

    4. I am forgiven and will not be tormented by my past errors.(I John 1:9)

    5. I am an over comer and my faith is changing my circumstances.(I John 5:4)

    6. I am a giver and God is causing people to help me prosper. (II Corinthians 9:5)

    7. I have authority over the devil and no demon power can hurt me. (Luke 10:17)

    8. Abundance is God’s will for me and I will not settle for less. (John 10:10)

    9. I am healed and sickness will not lord over my body. (I Peter 2:24)

    10. God is on my side; I choose not to fear. (Psalms 118:6)

    11. The Holy Spirit is my helper; I’m never alone and I have the peace of God. (Philippians 4:7) I am blessed; negative situations are subjected to change.

    12. If it’s not of God it’s temporary. (Ephesians 1:3 and II Corinthians 4:18)

    13. I have the wisdom of God; I hear the Father’s voice; my steps are ordered by God and the voice of a stranger I will not follow.(I Corinthians 1:30)

    14. I am set in the body of Christ and I know that I am valuable and important to the work of God. (I Corinthians 12:20-25 and Ephesians 4:11-12)

    15. I choose not to be offended and I am delivered out of all afflictions and persecutions.(Matthew 5:10-12)