Presentation on theme: "Embracing Your New Identity"— Presentation transcript:
1 Embracing Your New Identity STOP! Fake IDEmbracing Your New Identity
2 2 CORINTHIANS 5:17-18, 20-2117 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. 18 Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation,
3 20 Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ's behalf, be reconciled to God. 21 For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.NKJV
4 Emmanuel /Jesus Christ WHAT’S IN A NAME?Abram/AbrahamJacob/IsraelSaul/PaulEmmanuel /Jesus ChristMicrosoftMichael JacksonCNNBilly GrahamChurch
5 "Behold, the days are coming," says the Lord, Jeremiah 23:5-6"Behold, the days are coming," says the Lord,"That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness;A King shall reign and prosper,And execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
6 6 In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell safely; Now this is His name by which He will be called:THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.This is a prophetic reference to the Lord and what He was going to accomplish for His people.
7 15 'In those days and at that time I will cause to grow up to David Jeremiah 33:15-1615 'In those days and at that timeI will cause to grow up to DavidA Branch of righteousness;He shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.
8 Giving her His own name to bear! 16 In those days Judah will be saved,And Jerusalem will dwell safely.And this is the name by which she will be called:THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.‘This is a prophetic reference to the Church and what the Lord would accomplish for her:Giving her His own name to bear!
9 The Church is the heavenly Jerusalem! Hebrews 12:22-2322 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, 23 to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,The Church is the heavenly Jerusalem!
10 Ephesians 5:22-2322 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.Just as we identify people by their faces and just as in marriage the wife takes on the husband’s identity, so should the church be in Christ.
11 Ephesians 5:31-3231 "For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh." 32 This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church.The marriage of Christ and church is spiritual, so the two become one spirit.
12 1 Corinthians 6:16-1716 Or do you not know that he who is joined to a harlot is one body with her? For "the two," He says, "shall become one flesh." 17 But he who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him.In our union with Christ, there is no more difference in identity. We are one. His identity is our new identity.
13 John 14:12-1412 "Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father. 13 And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If you ask anything in My name, I will do it.
14 Colossians 3:1717 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.It’s not about adding “in Jesus’ name” at the end of your prayers. It is about praying or doing as though Jesus Himself was wearing your clothes!
15 Matthew 28:18-1918 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations…The purpose for all this glorious honor being give to us is to make disciples of all the nations.
16 Revelation 3:1212 He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he shall go out no more. I will write on him the name of My God and the name of the city of My God, the New Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God. And I will write on him My new name.