Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate.  Therefore, let us go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.  For we have no continuing city here, but we seek one to come.


Going to Jesus

Daily Thoughts

 Select a thought to read by choosing a collection, the month, and then the day:


Thought for the Evening

What We Are In Christ

During a conversation with some brothers and sisters in Christ not long ago, the subject came up concerning who the Bible says that we are, once we are “in Christ”. Just as earlier this year, we had a discussion about what the Bible says happens to a person when he is born again, we realized as we discussed this matter that the Bible says that we become many things when we enter into Christ. Below is our first list. Any additions are very welcome.

What we are in Christ

We are the offspring of God

We are fools for Christ

We are ambassadors for Christ

We are God’s workmanship

We are the circumcision

We are also . . .

children of God

the light of the world

the salt of the earth

joint heirs with Christ

the chosen generation

a royal priesthood

the redeemed of the Lord

more than conquerors

the brothers of Jesus

the seed of Abraham

the Israel of God

the household of faith


God’s witnesses

friends of Jesus

children of the prophets (Acts 3:25)

God’s husbandry/God’s vineyard

God’s building

the temple of God

the body of Christ

the holy nation

a treasure to God

servants of the most high

the branches of the true Vine, Jesus

the beloved

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