How to Claim Your Identity in Christ and Discover Your Purpose
You Have a God-Given Purpose That is Rooted in Your Identity
God created you for a purpose. As you grow closer to knowing the Lord, He will reveal His purpose for your life. The key to understanding your purpose is to seek and understand your identity in Christ.
Christ prayed that God’s will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Your purpose is to partner with Him to take dominion in whatever area He assigns to you, harness it’s potential, and continuously point others to Him through the process.
In order to do that, you must first know who you are. Without this knowledge as your foundation, your purpose will never come pass.
God will develop your character through the process of discovering your purpose. He will sift out the things that stand in the way so that you can claim your identity in Christ.
Through this journey, the enemy will attempt to stand in your way. This is why it is crucial to be in the Word daily, praying for God’s plans to prevail, and proclaiming your identity in Christ. When you do this consistently and have faith in the promise, the enemy’s fiery arrows are blocked.
“… above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.”—Ephesians 6:16
Satan’s goal is for you to be sidetracked on the path to your purpose so that God’s plans for complete restoration are delayed. He knows his time is short. He knows who wins in the end, so all he can do is delay the fulfillment.
But you have the power of the Holy Spirit to take the authority that has been imparted to you and decree and declare God’s promise over your life! Come into agreement with God’s Word about your identity and watch as He reveals your purpose.
Decide to pray to cancel the delay!
“O Lord, hear! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, listen and act! Do not delay for Your own sake, my God, for Your city and Your people are called by Your name.”—Daniel 9:19
How to Have Faith While You Wait for God’s Promise of Answered Prayers
Step 1: Start by praying that the Lord reveals your identity. God’s calling for your life will be one that furthers His Kingdom and spiritually prospers you. It will reflect your spiritual identity. As you pray, ask Him to silence the voice of sin that says, “You aren’t…” and magnify the voice of the Spirit that says, “You are a new creation.”
Then ask Him to reveal how He wants to turn your trials into triumphs.
“But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive.”—Genesis 50:20
Step 2: Check out the resources below. We understand that discovering your purpose and claiming your identity in Christ is a process. That’s why we’ve developed resources for you to use during your personal time. Use them as a springboard into your study and ask the Holy Spirit to guide you while you read them so that God’s promise for your life is fulfilled.
“So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.”—Isaiah 55:11
Step 3: Meditate on and declare your identity in Christ. One of the most powerful things you can do to cancel the delay of God’s purpose to be manifested in your life is to declare your Christ-given identity. The enemy wants you to forget that you are a co-heir with Christ. He wants you to disregard the fact that you’ve been given a robe of righteousness.
When you proclaim the true aspects of your identity, it reminds the enemy he has no power of over you.
“Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.”—Luke 10:19
Resources to Help You Claim Your Identity in Christ and Discover Your Purpose
- We All Have a God-Given Purpose
What is purpose? It is described as something which is “intentional” or “by intent.” Therefore, purpose is something that does not happen by accident… even when we on Earth intentionally do something or accomplish a work, how much more purposeful are those things done by God? Read the Full Article Here…
- How Understanding Your Identity Will Reveal Your Purpose
Understanding your identity is the key to revealing your purpose. Once you begin to step into your identity in Christ and embrace and trust the covenant you are in, your purpose will start to emerge.
Let’s unpack some biblical truths about understanding your identity that will reveal your purpose. Read the Full Article Here…
- Getting to the Root of Our Problems-Part 7| Your Character and Kingdom Purpose
Defining your character is not just about self-awareness; it is about spiritual awareness. The act of defining needs to be covered in covenant prayer and biblical discernment. Read the Full Article Here…
- Finding My Purpose and Calling
Did you know that God separated you, before time even began, for a unique call and purpose? As Believers, we read that in scripture—but do we believe it? The faith in this belief is what makes all the difference. Read the Full Article Here…
- Fulfilling Your Purpose in Life | Are You Ready for a Promotion?
Did you know there are thoughts in your mind that can hinder promotions from manifesting in your life? We often are not even aware of the subtle whispers of the enemy… but where we run into problems is when we start to believe the whispers over the voice of God. Read the Full Article Here…
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Words of Encouragement
Here is a list of Bible verses for you to meditate on and to declare today….
- “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”—Jeremiah 29:11
- “The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; do not forsake the works of Your hands.”—Psalm 138:8
- “There are many plans in a man’s heart, nevertheless the Lord’s counsel—that will stand.” –Proverbs 19:21
- “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”—2 Corinthians 5:17
- “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.”—Ephesians 2:10
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Remember, God has given you authority in this season. You are kings and priests, so claim your crown.
I pray hope, peace, and love are released in your life. I speak, “Shalom, Shalom,” over you.
- “… and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.”—Romans 8:17
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