These references are supplemental to the Wednesday Evening Sermon on 9/12/18.

By my count the phrase “in Christ” is used 78 times in the New Testament. The overwhelming majority of these references are found in the writings of the Apostle Paul (the Apostle to the Gentiles). Seeing as we are gentile Christians who have been adopted into the family of God and made joint heirs with Christ to the Promise of God these references are specifically directed toward us.

Searching through those 78 references, I find 31 scriptures that have something specific to say about you and me. Let these passages minister Grace to you:

Romans 3.24 You are justified freely by God’s grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8.1 There is no condemnation to you in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8.2 The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made you free from the law of sin and death.

Romans 8.39 Nothing can separate you from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus your Lord.

Romans 12.5 We being many are one body in Christ, and everyone members one of another.

Romans 16.10 You are approved in Christ.

1 Corinthians 1.2 You are Sanctified in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1.1 You are holy and faithful in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1.3 You are blessed with all spiritual blessings in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1.10 You are gathered together in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2.6 You sit in the Heavenly Places in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2.10 You are created in Christ Jesus unto good works.

Ephesians 2.13 In Christ Jesus you are made nigh to God.

Ephesians 3.6 In Christ Jesus you are partaker of God’s Promise.

Philippians 1.1 In Christ Jesus you are a saint.

Philippians 2.5 You have the mind of God in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 1.30 You are wise, righteous, sanctified, and redeemed in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 15.22 You shall be made alive in Christ.  

2 Corinthians 1.21 You are stablished and anointed in Christ.

2 Corinthians 2.14 You triumph in Christ.

2 Corinthians 5.17 You are a new creature in Christ.

Galatians 2.4 You have liberty in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3.26 You are the child of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3.28 You are one in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 6.15 You are a new Creature in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3.3 You are the circumcision in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4.21 You are a saint in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1.2 You are holy and faithful in Christ.

Colossians 1.28 You are perfect in Christ.

2 Timothy 1.9 The grace of God is given you in Christ Jesus.

Philemon 1.6 Every good thing is in you in Christ Jesus.