Thirty-One Things That Happen at Salvation

The following list come from the highly recommended book Disciple: Getting Your Identity from Jesus by Bill Clem:

Thirty-One Things That Happen at Salvation

You are redeemed from slavery to sin (Rom. 3:24; 8:23)

You are reconciled to God (2 Cor. 5:18–20)

You are forgiven for all your sins (Col. 2:13)

You are freed from the law of sin and death (Rom. 6:14; 8:1–4; Gal. 5:1–4)

You are adopted by God (Gal. 3:26–4:7; Eph. 1:4–5)

You become a child of God (John 3:3, 7)

You are accepted by God (Eph. 1:6)

You are justified by Jesus Christ (Romans 4; 5:1)

You are glorified with Jesus (Rom. 4:16–17; 8:30; Col. 3:4)

You are united to Jesus (Col. 2:9–10)

You possess every spiritual blessing (Eph. 1:3)

You are brought close to God (Eph. 2:13)

You are delivered from the power of darkness (2 Cor. 4:3–4; Col. 1:13)

You are transferred from Satan’s domain to the kingdom of God (Col. 1:13; 1 Thess. 2:12)

You are given as a gift (John 17)

You are circumcised in Christ (Col. 2:11)

You join the priesthood of believers (1 Pet. 2:5; Rev. 1:6)

You join the people of God (1 Pet. 2:9)

You receive citizenship in heaven (Eph. 2:19; Phil. 3:20)

You are a member of the family of God (Gal. 6:10; Eph. 2:19)

You take up the fellowship of the saints (John 17:11–23; Eph. 4:1–3)

You are granted access to God (Heb. 4:16; 10:10–20)

You become an inheritance (Eph. 1:6, 18)

You receive an inheritance (Eph. 1:14; Col. 3:24; 1 Pet. 1:4; Heb. 9:15)

You become as light to the world (Eph. 5:8)

You are in God (1 Thess. 1:1)

God the Father is in you (Eph. 4:6)

You are in the Son (Rom. 8:1)

The Son is in you (John 14:20)

You are in the Spirit (Rom. 8:9)

The Spirit is in you (1 Cor. 2:12)[1]

[1] Clem, B., & Driscoll, M. (2011). Disciple: Getting Your Identity from Jesus. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

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