You are a CITIZEN of God’s Kingdom

What does it mean to be a citizen of God’s kingdom? The following verses related to the acrostic CITIZEN will help you understand what it means to be part of God’s kingdom.

Because you are a CITIZEN of God’s kingdom, God:

» Chose you for His unshakable kingdom

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. (1 Peter 2:9, NIV)

» Installed you as a priest in His holy kingdom

You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth.” (Revelation 5:10, NIV)

» Told you the secrets of the kingdom in the Bible

He (Jesus) replied, “You are permitted to understand the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but others are not. (Matthew 13:11, NLT)

» Illuminated you to be His light to the world

“You are the light of the world…. let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:14,16, NIV)

» Zapped you free from the kingdom of darkness

For he has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son,… (Colossians 1:13, NLT)

» Entrusted you with the keys to the kingdom

And I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven. Whatever you forbid on earth will be forbidden in heaven, and whatever you permit on earth will be permitted in heaven.” (Matthew 16:19, NLT)

» Named you as an ambassador for His kingdom

So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal through us…. (2 Corinthians 5:20, NLT)

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