Summary: This outline sets for our standing in Christ as it relates to our position, possessions and prospect that is our through the grace of God.
OUR STANDING IN CHRIST
"Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in the hope of the glory of God." Romans 5:1-2.
I. OUR STANDING IN REGARD TO OUR POSITION IN CHRIST:
"Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!"
"The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, 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 8:16-17.
II. OUR STANDING IN REGARD TO OUR POSSESSIONS IN CHRIST:
"He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?" Romans 8:32.
"Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house. And try Me now in this, says the Lord of Hosts, If I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it." Malachi 3:10.
"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13.
III. OUR STANDING IN REGARD TO OUR PROSPECT IN CHRIST:
"But as it is written: ’Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him." I Corinthians 2:9.
"Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is." I John 3:2.
"For we know that if our earthly house, this tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens."