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Who are you?

May 1, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Self-Knowledge

Who are You?

Who are you?

You are God's child (John 1:12)

You are Christ's friend (John 15:15)

You are a member of Christ's Body (1 Corinthians 12:27)

You are a citizen of heaven (Philippians 3:20)

You are hidden with Christ in God (Colossians 3:3)

You are His chosen one in Him before the creation of the world (Ephesians 1:4, 11)

You are adopted as his child (Ephesians 1:5)

You are in Him (Ephesians 1:7; 1 Corinthians 1:30)

You are forgiven (Ephesians 1:8; Colossians 1:14)

You are a person with purpose (Ephesians 1:9 & 3:11)

You are included (Ephesians 1:13)

You are sealed with the promised Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:13)

You are salt and light of the earth (Matthew 5:13-14)

You are God's coworker (2 Corinthians 6:1)

You are alive with Christ (Ephesians 2:5)

You are raised up with Christ (Ephesians 2:6; Colossians 2:12)

You are seated with Christ in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 2:6)

You are God's workmanship (Ephesians 2:10)

You are near to God through Christ's blood (Ephesians 2:13)

You are a special guest of the Father (Ephesians 2:18)

You are a member of God's household (Ephesians 2:19)

You are secure (Ephesians 2:20)

You are a holy temple (Ephesians 2:21; 1 Corinthians 6:19)

You are a dwelling for the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 2:22)

You are a light to others, and can exhibit goodness, righteousness and truth (Ephesians 5:8-9)

You are dead to sin (Romans 1:12)

You are not alone (Hebrews 13:5)

You are growing (Colossians 2:7)

You are His disciple (John 13:15)

You are united with other believers (John 17:20-23)

You are not in want (Philippians 4:19)

You are victorious (1 John 5:4)

You are set free (Romans 8:2; John 8:32)

You are a light in the world (Matthew 5:14)

You are more than a conqueror (Romans 8:37)

You are safe (1 John 5:18)

You are part of God's kingdom (Revelation 1:6)

You are no longer condemned (Romans 8:1, 2)

You are not helpless (Philippians 4:13)

You are overcoming (1 John 4:4)

You are persevering (Philippians 3:14)

You are protected (John 10:28)

You are a new creation (2 Corinthians 5:17)

You are delivered (Colossians 1:13)

You are redeemed from the curse of the Law (Galatians 3:13)

You are qualified to share in His inheritance (Colossians 1:12)

You are chosen and dearly loved (Colossians 3:12 along with the entire Bible and Tradition of the Church)


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Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, the High Calling Seminary Preparation Program, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. In 2018, he launched the annual Avila Summit held at Hanceville, Alabama. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband, father of four, and grandfather of one, the President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc., a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer, speaker and pilgrimage director who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN's Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

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