25 Characteristics Of A Child Of God.

1. You Are Justified (Declared “Not Guilty” Of Sin).

Romans 3:24 (NIV) says and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.”

2. No Condemnation Awaits You.

Romans 8:1 (NIV) says “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,”

3. You Are Set Free From The Law Of Sin And Death.

Romans 8:2 (NIV) says because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death.”

4. You Are Sanctified And Made Acceptable
In Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:2 (NIV) says To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ—their Lord and ours:”

5. You Are Righteous And Holy In Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:30 (NIV) says It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.”

6. You Will Be Made Alive At The Resurrection.

1 Corinthians 15:22 (NIV) says For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive.”

7. You Are A New Creation.

2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV) says Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

8. You Receive God’s Righteousness.

2 Corinthians 5:21 (NIV) says God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.”

9. You Are One In Christ With All Other Believers.

Galatians 3:28 (NIV) says There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

10. You Are Blessed With Every
Spiritual Blessing In Christ.

Ephesians 1:3 (NIV) says Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.”

11. You Are Holy, Blameless, And Covered
With God’s Love.

Ephesians 1:4 (NIV) says For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.”

12. You Are Adopted As God’s Child.

Ephesians 1:5-6 (NIV) says “In love he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will—to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.”

13. Your Sins Are Taken Away, And You Are Forgiven.

Ephesians 1:7 (NIV) says “In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace”

14. You Will Be Brought Under Christ’s Headship.

Ephesians 1:10-11 (NIV) says to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will,”

15. You Are Marked As Belonging To God
By The Holy Spirit.

Ephesians 1:13 (NIV) says And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,”

16. You Have Been Raised Up
To Sit With Christ In Glory.

Ephesians 2:6 (NIV) says And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus,”

17. You Are God’s Handiwork (Work Of Art).

Ephesians 2:10 (NIV) says For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

18. You Have Been Brought Near To God.

Ephesians 2:13 (NIV) says But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.”

19. You Share In The Promise In Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:6 (NIV) says This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus.”

20. You Can Come With Freedom And Confidence Into God’s Presence.

Ephesians 3:12 (NIV) says In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.”

21. You Are A Member Of Christ’s Body, The Church.

Ephesians 5:29-30 (NIV) says After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church—for we are members of his body.”

22. You Have Been Given Fullness In Christ.

Colossians 2:10 (NIV) says and in Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority.”

23. You Are Set Free From Your Sinful Nature.

Colossians 2:11 (NIV) says In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ,”

24. You Will Have Eternal Glory.

2 Timothy 2:10 (NIV) says Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they too may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

25. You Will Receive An Imperishable Body.

1 Corinthians 15:42-44 (NIV) says So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body.”

1 Corinthians 15:52-54 (NIV) says in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality. When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: ‘Death has been swallowed up in victory.’”

Note: Contrary to popular belief “We Are All God’s Children”, you cannot be a Child of God unless you accept God’s Son Jesus Christ.


To learn how to get saved, read “God’s Free Gift”.

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