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Ephesians 1: Sealed with The Holy Spirit

Ephesians 1: Sealed with The Holy Spirit

This is my fifth post in my mini-series  on discovering our identity in Christ based on the first chapter of Paul’s letter to the church at Ephesus.

For my discussion on the meaning of the phrase ‘in Christ,’ click here.

I recommend catching up on the first four posts before reading this one. To be directed to the older posts, click here.

In my last

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Ephesians 1: Your Identity in Christ-Part 1

Identity in Christ

As followers of Christ, it is extremely vital that we know and understand our identity in Christ.

If you are shaky and tossed by the wind with regards to your identity; you may know all about God and you may be keenly aware of how you are expected to walk by faith and live a holy life as a Christian. But you may find it to be an uphill task until you renew your mind with scriptures regarding your identity and what God has done for you in Christ.  Knowing who you are in Christ will give you the boldness

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Included ‘In Christ’

In Christ

And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Ephesians 1:13a

Being included feels good. It boosts our fragile self ego. We can clamor for inclusion into a club, honor society, a particular circle of friends, or even a ministry in church. Striving for inclusion can wear you out very quickly (trust me, I’ve been there).

However, no matter what you have ever desired to be included in, STOP!!, take a deep breath and rest in the fact that if you are a believer, you have been included ‘in Christ.’

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