45 Bible Verses About Identity (ESV)

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  1. Colossians 3:3 - "For you have died, and your..."
  2. 1 Corinthians 3:23 - "and you are Christ's, and Christ..."
  3. Matthew 22:29 - "But Jesus answered them, "You are..."
  4. Matthew 16:16 - "Simon Peter replied, "You are the..."
  5. Ephesians 3:15 - "from whom every family in heaven..."
  6. Philippians 3:20 - "But our citizenship is in heaven,..."
  7. Ephesians 2:18 - "For through him we both have..."
  8. 1 Corinthians 8:3 - "But if anyone loves God, he..."
  9. John 10:37 - "If I am not doing the..."
  10. 1 Corinthians 12:3 - "Therefore I want you to understand..."
  11. 1 Peter 2:10 - "Once you were not a people,..."
  12. Colossians 1:15 - "He is the image of the..."
  13. Galatians 4:9 - "But now that you have come..."
  14. 1 Timothy 2:6 - "who gave himself as a ransom..."
  15. 1 Timothy 1:1 - "Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus..."
  16. Galatians 3:28 - "There is neither Jew nor Greek,..."
  17. John 6:6 - "He said this to test him,..."
  18. Acts 7:13 - "And on the second visit Joseph..."
  19. 2 Thessalonians 2:14 - "To this he called you through..."
  20. Galatians 3:26 - "for in Christ Jesus you are..."
  21. Genesis 45:8 - "So it was not you who..."
  22. Romans 6:6 - "We know that our old self..."
  23. 2 Corinthians 1:19 - "For the Son of God, Jesus..."
  24. Revelation 1:1 - "The revelation of Jesus Christ, which..."
  25. 1 Corinthians 12:17 - "If the whole body were an..."
  26. 1 Peter 5:9 - "Resist him, firm in your faith,..."
  27. Matthew 12:38 - "Then some of the scribes and..."
  28. John 21:7 - "That disciple whom Jesus loved therefore..."
  29. Luke 24:48 - "You are witnesses of these things...."
  30. 1 Peter 1:5 - "who by God's power are being..."
  31. Ephesians 4:24 - "and to put on the new..."
  32. Luke 10:39 - "And she had a sister called..."
  33. John 17:21 - "that they may all be one,..."
  34. John 2:1 - "On the third day there was..."
  35. John 5:1 - "After this there was a feast..."
  36. John 12:44 - "And Jesus cried out and said,..."
  37. Ephesians 2:10 - "For we are his workmanship, created..."
  38. Matthew 11:14 - "and if you are willing to..."
  39. 1 Peter 1:2 - "according to the foreknowledge of God..."
  40. John 20:20 - "When he had said this, he..."
  41. Acts 1:1 - "In the first book, O Theophilus,..."
  42. John 4:35 - "Do you not say, 'There are..."
  43. Psalm 83:4 - "They say, "Come, let us wipe..."
  44. Mark 14:51 - "And a young man followed him,..."
  45. Colossians 1:24 - "Now I rejoice in my sufferings..."

1. Colossians 3:3

3 For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

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2. 1 Corinthians 3:23

23 and you are Christ's, and Christ is God's.

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3. Matthew 22:29

29 But Jesus answered them, "You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.

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4. Matthew 16:16

16 Simon Peter replied, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

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5. Ephesians 3:15

15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,

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6. Philippians 3:20

20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

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7. Ephesians 2:18

18 For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.

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8. 1 Corinthians 8:3

3 But if anyone loves God, he is known by God.

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9. John 10:37

37 If I am not doing the works of my Father, then do not believe me;

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10. 1 Corinthians 12:3

3 Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says "Jesus is accursed!" and no one can say "Jesus is Lord" except in the Holy Spirit.

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11. 1 Peter 2:10

10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

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12. Colossians 1:15

15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

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13. Galatians 4:9

9 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more?

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14. 1 Timothy 2:6

6 who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.

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15. 1 Timothy 1:1

1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,

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16. Galatians 3:28

28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

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17. John 6:6

6 He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he would do.

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18. Acts 7:13

13 And on the second visit Joseph made himself known to his brothers, and Joseph's family became known to Pharaoh.

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19. 2 Thessalonians 2:14

14 To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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20. Galatians 3:26

26 for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

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21. Genesis 45:8

8 So it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

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22. Romans 6:6

6 We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

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23. 2 Corinthians 1:19

19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, whom we proclaimed among you, Silvanus and Timothy and I, was not Yes and No, but in him it is always Yes.

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24. Revelation 1:1

1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

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25. 1 Corinthians 12:17

17 If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?

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26. 1 Peter 5:9

9 Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.

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27. Matthew 12:38

38 Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, "Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you."

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28. John 21:7

7 That disciple whom Jesus loved therefore said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment, for he was stripped for work, and threw himself into the sea.

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29. Luke 24:48

48 You are witnesses of these things.

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30. 1 Peter 1:5

5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

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31. Ephesians 4:24

24 and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

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32. Luke 10:39

39 And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching.

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33. John 17:21

21 that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.

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34. John 2:1

1 On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

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35. John 5:1

1 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

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36. John 12:44

44 And Jesus cried out and said, "Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but in him who sent me.

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37. Ephesians 2:10

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

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38. Matthew 11:14

14 and if you are willing to accept it, he is Elijah who is to come.

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39. 1 Peter 1:2

2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood:May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

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40. John 20:20

20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.

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41. Acts 1:1

1 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach,

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42. John 4:35

35 Do you not say, 'There are yet four months, then comes the harvest'? Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest.

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43. Psalm 83:4

4 They say, "Come, let us wipe them out as a nation; let the name of Israel be remembered no more!"

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44. Mark 14:51

51 And a young man followed him, with nothing but a linen cloth about his body. And they seized him,

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45. Colossians 1:24

24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church,

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 83:4
  2. Genesis 45:8
  3. Matthew 11:14
  4. Matthew 12:38
  5. Matthew 16:16
  6. Matthew 22:29
  7. Mark 14:51
  8. Luke 10:39
  9. Luke 24:48
  10. John 2:1
  11. John 4:35
  12. John 5:1
  13. John 6:6
  14. John 10:37
  15. John 12:44
  16. John 17:21
  17. John 20:20
  18. John 21:7
  19. Acts 1:1
  20. Acts 7:13
  21. Romans 6:6
  22. 1 Corinthians 3:23
  23. 1 Corinthians 8:3
  24. 1 Corinthians 12:3
  25. 1 Corinthians 12:17
  26. 2 Corinthians 1:19
  27. Galatians 3:26
  28. Galatians 3:28
  29. Galatians 4:9
  30. Ephesians 2:10
  31. Ephesians 2:18
  32. Ephesians 3:15
  33. Ephesians 4:24
  34. Philippians 3:20
  35. Colossians 1:15
  36. Colossians 1:24
  37. Colossians 3:3
  38. 2 Thessalonians 2:14
  39. 1 Timothy 1:1
  40. 1 Timothy 2:6
  41. 1 Peter 1:2
  42. 1 Peter 1:5
  43. 1 Peter 2:10
  44. 1 Peter 5:9
  45. Revelation 1:1

Psalm 83:4

4 They say, "Come, let us wipe them out as a nation; let the name of Israel be remembered no more!"

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Genesis 45:8

8 So it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

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Matthew 11:14

14 and if you are willing to accept it, he is Elijah who is to come.

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Matthew 12:38

38 Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, "Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you."

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Matthew 16:16

16 Simon Peter replied, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

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Matthew 22:29

29 But Jesus answered them, "You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.

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Mark 14:51

51 And a young man followed him, with nothing but a linen cloth about his body. And they seized him,

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Luke 10:39

39 And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching.

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Luke 24:48

48 You are witnesses of these things.

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John 2:1

1 On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

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John 4:35

35 Do you not say, 'There are yet four months, then comes the harvest'? Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest.

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John 5:1

1 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

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John 6:6

6 He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he would do.

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John 10:37

37 If I am not doing the works of my Father, then do not believe me;

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John 12:44

44 And Jesus cried out and said, "Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but in him who sent me.

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John 17:21

21 that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.

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John 20:20

20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.

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John 21:7

7 That disciple whom Jesus loved therefore said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment, for he was stripped for work, and threw himself into the sea.

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Acts 1:1

1 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach,

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Acts 7:13

13 And on the second visit Joseph made himself known to his brothers, and Joseph's family became known to Pharaoh.

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Romans 6:6

6 We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

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1 Corinthians 3:23

23 and you are Christ's, and Christ is God's.

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1 Corinthians 8:3

3 But if anyone loves God, he is known by God.

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1 Corinthians 12:3

3 Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says "Jesus is accursed!" and no one can say "Jesus is Lord" except in the Holy Spirit.

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1 Corinthians 12:17

17 If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?

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2 Corinthians 1:19

19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, whom we proclaimed among you, Silvanus and Timothy and I, was not Yes and No, but in him it is always Yes.

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Galatians 3:26

26 for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

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Galatians 3:28

28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Galatians 4:9

9 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more?

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Ephesians 2:10

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

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Ephesians 2:18

18 For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.

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Ephesians 3:15

15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,

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Ephesians 4:24

24 and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

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Philippians 3:20

20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

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Colossians 1:15

15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

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Colossians 1:24

24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church,

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Colossians 3:3

3 For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

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2 Thessalonians 2:14

14 To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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1 Timothy 1:1

1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,

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1 Timothy 2:6

6 who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.

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1 Peter 1:2

2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood:May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

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1 Peter 1:5

5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

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1 Peter 2:10

10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

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1 Peter 5:9

9 Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.

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Revelation 1:1

1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

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