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3rd Mar 2019

175 Spiritual Benefits for Which I am Thankful to God — II

Today, we continue with the list of 175 spiritual blessings for which I am thankful to God for. The first 67 items of this list was published in last Sunday’s bulletin. I am thankful to God for:

  1. I am a partaker of God’s promises in Christ by the Gospel – Eph. 3:6.
  2. I am a new creature in Christ – 2 Cor. 5:17; Eph. 2:10; 4:24; Col. 3:10.
  3. I have been renewed by the Holy Spirit – Titus 3:5.
  4. I am redeemed and being sanctified to the praise of His glory – Eph. 1:6, 12.
  5. I am light in the Lord – Eph. 5:8.
  6. I am a child of light – Eph. 5:8; 1 Thess. 5:5.
  7. I am not in darkness – 1 Thess. 5:4.
  8. I have been delivered from the power of darkness – Col. 1:13.
  9. I am a priest who can offer up spiritual sacrifices – Heb. 13:15, 16; 1 Pet. 2:5, 9; Rev. 1:6; 5:10; 20:6.
  10. I will reign with Jesus Christ – Rev. 1:6; 5:10; 20:6.
  11. I am privileged to have fellowship with the Father and with the Son – 1 John 1:3.
  12. The Spirit of God dwells in me – Rom. 8:9; 1 Cor. 3:16; Eph. 2:21, 22.
  13. I can now live in the Spirit and no longer in the flesh – Rom. 8:9; Gal. 5:25.
  14. I am sealed with the Holy Spirit, which is the earnest of believers’ inheritance – 2 Cor. 1:22; Gal. 4:6; Eph. 1:13, 14; 1 Thess. 4:8; 1 John 3:24; 4:13.
  15. My body is the temple of the Holy Spirit – 1 Cor. 6:19.
  16. I have an anointing (unction) from the Holy One – 1 John 2:20, 27.
  17. The Holy Spirit is my divine Comforter and teacher – John 14:26; 15:26.
  18. I am given assurance by the Spirit – Rom. 8:16; 2 Cor. 1:22; Eph. 1:13, 14; 4:30.
  19. I am led by the Spirit of God – Rom. 8:14.
  20. God’s Spirit has given me spiritual gifts – 1 Cor. 12:1, 6-7.
  21. My soul has an anchor, both sure and steadfast – Heb. 6:19.
  22. I am one of the called of Jesus Christ – Rom. 1:6; 8:28-30; Jude 1; Rev. 17:14.
  23. I have been called unto the fellowship of God’s Son – 1 Cor. 1:9.
  24. I have been called unto eternal glory – 1 Pet. 5:10.
  25. I have been called with a holy calling – 2 Tim. 1:9.
  26. I am a partaker of the high and heavenly calling – Phil. 3:14; Heb. 3:1.
  27. I have been called out of darkness into His marvellous light – 1 Pet. 2:9.
  28. I am chastened and disciplined by my Heavenly Father – Heb. 12:6, 7.
  29. I am part of that group which Christ is not ashamed to call His “brethren” and “friends” – Heb. 2:11; John 15:14, 15.
  30. I am a child of Abraham – Gal. 3:7; 3:29.
  31. I can enjoy the blessing of Abraham – Gal. 3:9.
  32. I am a child of promise – Gal. 4:28, 31.
  33. I am a sheep in His flock – Luke 12:32; Heb. 13:20; 1 Pet. 2:25.
  34. I am a member of His body – 1 Cor. 10:17; Eph. 3:6; 4:25; 5:30.
  35. I am a living stone in His building – Eph. 2:20-22; Heb. 3:6; 1 Pet. 2:5.
  36. I am a branch in His vine – John 15:1-7.
  37. I am a child of His kingdom – Matt. 13:38; Mark 10:14, 15; Luke 17:21.
  38. I am born again into His family – John 1:12, 13; James 1:18; 1 Pet. 1:3, 23; 1 John 5:1.
  39. I am a child of His mercy – 1 Pet. 2:10; Rev. 21:7.
  40. The knowledge of God is made known by me – 2 Cor. 2:14.
  41. The savour (aroma) of Christ is made known by me – 2 Cor. 2:15, 16.
  42. I am an epistle of Christ – 2 Cor. 3:3.
  43. I am being changed into Christ’s glorious image – 2 Cor. 3:18.
  44. I am being perfected – Phil. 1:6.
  45. I have put on Christ – Gal. 3:27.
  46. I am not of the world – John 17:14, 16.
  47. The world is crucified unto me – Gal. 6:14.
  48. I am crucified unto the world – Gal. 6:14.
  49. I am separated unto the Gospel of God – Rom. 1:1.
  50. I am clothed in Christ’s righteousness – 2 Cor. 5:21.
  51. I am made holy and blameless, and hence a saint – Eph. 5:27; Col. 1:22; Jude 24; Col. 3:12; Heb. 3:1; 1 Pet. 2:9; 1 Cor. 1:2; Phil. 1:1; Col 1:2; Rom. 1:7.
  52. I am a stranger and a pilgrim who does not feel at home in this world. I am a citizen of heaven – Heb. 11:13; 1 Pet. 2:11; Phil. 3:20.
  53. My faithful God will keep me from evil – 2 Thess. 3:3; 2 Tim. 4:18.
  54. Christ has made me free, and I am free indeed – Rom. 6:7, 18, 22; John 8:32, 36; Gal. 5:1, 13.
  55. I am God’s servant/slave – Rom. 6:22.
  56. I am Christ’s servant/slave – 1 Cor. 7:22.
  57. I am a servant/slave of righteousness – Rom. 6:18.
  58. I have the mind of Christ – 1 Cor. 2:16.
  59. I have a sound mind – 2 Tim. 1:7.
  60. I have all the spiritual armour and weapons I need – 2 Cor. 10:4; Eph. 6:10-18.
  61. I am more than a conqueror – Rom. 8:37.
  62. I have victory through Christ – 1 Cor. 15:57.
  63. I have overcome the world – 1 John 5:4, 5.
  64. I always triumph in Christ – 2 Cor. 2:14.
  65. I am indwelt by Christ who is greater than Satan and his minions – 1 John 4:4.
  66. Satan cannot touch me – 1 John 5:18.
  67. I have God’s all-sufficient grace – 2 Cor. 12:9.
  68. I can come to the throne of grace to find help in time of need – Heb. 4:16.
  69. I have God’s power working in and through me – Eph. 1:19; 3:20.
  70. I have access to the Father always – Eph. 2:18; Heb. 4:16.
  71. I have a great High Priest in heaven – Heb. 2:17, 18; 3:1; 4:14-16.
  72. I have an unfailing intercessor and advocate – Heb. 7:25; 9:24; Rom. 8:34; 1 John 2:1.
  73. I have peace with God – Rom. 5:1.
  74. Christ is my peace – Eph. 2:14, Phil. 4:7.
  75. I have rest for my soul – Matt. 11:28-30; Heb. 4:9.
  76. I am enabled during trials and temptations – 1 Cor. 10:13.
  77. I am given comfort by God – 2 Cor. 1:3-7.
  78. I am freely given truth and knowledge by the Spirit – 1 Cor. 2:12.
  79. I am not distressed or in despair – 2 Cor. 4:8.
  80. I am not forsaken – 2 Cor. 4:9.
  81. God is my Sufficiency – 2 Cor. 3:5.
  82. God is my Strength – 2 Cor. 12:9, 10; Phil. 4:13.
  83. God is my Helper – Heb. 13:6.
  84. My God is for me – Rom. 8:31.
  85. The Lord is the Great Shepherd of my soul – Heb. 13:20, 21.
  86. I belong to the Sovereign God who works all things together for my good – Rom. 8:28.
  87. All things are for my sake – 2 Cor. 4:15.
  88. I am a labourer together with Christ – 1 Cor. 3:9; 2 Cor. 6:1.
  89. I am His workmanship – Eph. 2:10.
  90. God works in me – Phil. 2:13; Heb. 13:21.
  91. God’s Word works in me – 1 Thess. 2:13.
  92. I am sealed by God – 2 Cor. 1:22; Eph. 1:13.
  93. I am kept by the power of God – 1 Pet. 1:5.
  94. I am preserved in Jesus Christ – Jude 1, 24.
  95. I am ministered to by the holy angels of God – Heb. 1:14.
  96. I have a living hope – 1 Pet. 1:3.
  97. I have a glorious future – Rom. 8:18; 2 Thess. 2:14.
  98. I have a building of God, eternal in the heavens – 2 Cor. 5:1.
  99. I am given encouragement and good hope – 2 Thess. 2:16.
  100. I will be given a new and glorified body like Christ’s – Phil. 3:20, 21; 1 John 3:2.
  101. I will be preserved unto God’s heavenly kingdom – 2 Tim. 4:18.
  102. I am receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved – Heb. 12:28.
  103. I have a place reserved in heaven for me – John 14:2, 3; 1 Pet. 1:3-4.
  104. I will not be hurt of the second death – Rev. 2:11; 20:6.
  105. I will have a new name – Rev. 2:17; 3:12.
  106. I will have crowns – 1 Cor. 9:25; 2 Tim. 4:8; James 1:12; 1 Peter 5:4; Rev. 2:10.
  107. I will sit with Christ in His throne – Rev. 3:21.
  108. I will be with my God forever – Rev. 21:3, 4.

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