May Bible Reading Plan

Welcome to the month of May! This month, we are going to dive deep into scripture to learn how to fully embrace who we are in Christ so we can walk boldly in our faith and who God created us to be!

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A Prayer for May

Dear Lord, THANK YOU for your abundant blessings as I enter a new month. Teach me to always recognize the enemy no matter the creative ways he tries to temp me or make me believe his lies. Help me to always hear your voice and and be guided by your wisdom as I make my way through each day. Amen.

Anchored in Our Identity in Christ

Amid the noise and demands of life, it’s easy to lose sight of who we truly are. We are bombarded with messages about who we should be, what we should achieve, and how we should behave.

Yet, the most liberating truth we can hold onto is our identity in Christ—a reality that stands firm against the shifting sands of societal expectations and personal insecurities.

When we come to know Jesus, we are not just changing our beliefs; we are stepping into a new identity. Galatians 2:20 tells us, “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.”

This profound statement encapsulates the transformation that occurs: our old selves are gone, replaced by new lives that are rooted in the righteousness and love of Christ.

Our identity in Christ is not just a theological concept; it’s the bedrock of how we live. It means we are loved, forgiven, and secured not because of what we do, but because of what Jesus has already done.

This identity frees us from the need to seek approval from others, as we are already fully accepted by God.

As we live out this truth, we find that our actions, decisions, and interactions are influenced not by a desire for validation but by a response to the boundless love we receive from our Father.

This shift changes everything—from the way we handle criticism to the way we face our failures and celebrate our successes.

Reflection Questions:

  1. How does knowing you are fully loved and accepted by God change the way you view yourself in your daily interactions?
  2. What aspects of your old identity do you find challenging to let go of? How can they be replaced with truths about who you are in Christ?
  3. In what ways can you live more freely today knowing that your identity is secured in Christ, not in your achievements or failures?
  4. How might your relationships change if you viewed others through the lens of Christ’s love and forgiveness, reflecting your own identity in Him?
  5. What practical steps can you take to remind yourself of your identity in Christ when you feel pressured by external expectations or internal doubts?

Let these questions guide you deeper into the freedom and peace that come from knowing who you are in Christ. As you reflect on these truths, may you find your heart anchored more firmly in the love and acceptance of your Heavenly Father.

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