3 Negative Statements (voices) “You don’t fit in” Conformers
1 Samuel 15:24 (NIV1984) 24 Then Saul said to Samuel, “I have sinned. I violated the Lord’s command and your instructions. I was afraid of the people and so I gave in to them.
3 Negative Statements (voices) “You aren’t good enough” Performers
Luke 10:38-40a(NIV1984) 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made.
3 Negative Statements (voices) “You are not worthy” Clingers
John 4:17-18(NIV1984) 17 “I have no husband,” she replied. Jesus said to her, “You are right when you say you have no husband. 18 The fact is, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have just said is quite true.”
2 Corinthians 5:17(NIV1984) 17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!
3 Truths About Who We Are In Christ • IN CHRIST, you are forgiven
Ephesians 1:7(NIV1984) 7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.
3 Truths About Who We Are In Christ • IN CHRIST, you are forgiven • IN CHRIST, you are secure
2 Corinthians 1:21-22(NIV1984) 21 Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, 22 set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.
3 Truths About Who We Are In Christ • IN CHRIST, you are forgiven • IN CHRIST, you are secure • IN CHRIST, you are free
John 8:36(NIV1984) 36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
2 Corinthians 10:5(NIV1984) 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
Romans 8:1(NIV1984) 8Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,
What door needs to be shut? What lie needs replaced with truth? Are you in Christ?