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14th/sept. The Identity Of The Believer by Princiology(m): 5:07am On Sep 14, 2020
Daily Note
Day: 14th, Sept., 2020
Title: The Identity of the believer

Yesterday, I shared about the truth that a believer is a new man in Christ. He is a man with a new spirit. His body may neither have changed, nor his beliefs about many things, but his spirit has certainly changed.

And today, I want to share with you the Identity of the believer. The identity of the believer should be seen from the view of the change that has happened in his spirit.

This is important because when you see a believer, he still probably does not behave like Christ. You can still see envy, malice, and other works of the flesh emanating form his conduct.

But despite all the shortcomings you can list of his character, his identity in Christ is still his identity. The identity is true for every believer.
A believer does not increase in his identity in Christ, neither can he reduce it. A believer may, however, know or be ignorant of his identity. Choose to believe or neglect it. Nevertheless, his identity is still who he is.

The believer should know his identity, because the just shall live by faith, i.e. by the acknowledgement of what he has received.
Let’s go on and consider few truths in the identity of the believer.

1 Corinthians 6:17 – “But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.” When a person becomes a believer, his new spirit carries the same nature as God’s spirit. The Spirit of the believer is one with God.

Just as Christ is raised up above the heavens, so is the believer with him. Eph 2:6. The believer is at the right hand of power, together with Christ, not less.

The believer is a partaker of the divine nature. Continue reading - https://www.princiology.com/the-identity-of-the-believer/

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