Adoption into God’s Kingdom

The moment Meghan Markle, a citizen of the United States of America married the British Prince Harry of the United Kingdom on May 19th 2018, she became a bonafide member of the British royal family. As a virtue of her marriage to the prince, her adoption into the British Kingdom began. She seized being a commoner but she became royalty. She could no longer live life alone but she began a new life entirely. She adopted a new name of her royal family and she gained a new title, the Duchess of Sussex. She is also bound by a new set of rules to help guide her and settle her into her new identity in the British empire.

This process is similar for anybody who genuinely surrenders their life to God through Jesus Christ. The moment you believe in Jesus Christ that he can save you, your adoption into God’s kingdom begins. When you repent of your sins and you confess your sins, believe in Jesus Christ and proclaim him as your Lord and saviour; you are drafted from darkness into the kingdom of light, you seize from being a sinner and you become a child of God, you are no longer condemned to an eternal damnation but you henceforth inherit eternal life through Christ. You are then grafted into the family of saints through adoption and they become a bonafide member of the Kingdom of God.

When this adoption takes place, they have a new name as a child of God and they become part of a bigger family in the body of Christ. No longer will they behave or think in the same way as of old but they adopt new ways of thinking and doing things as Christians. And just as a father secures the future of his children so does God align things in place to secure your future in his kingdom. You will find yourself endowed with spiritual blessings that enable you to settle in your new identity in Christ.

You may not know this but some of the things that take place as soon as your adoption into God’s family is completed is that your sins are forgiven. You will have a new name. You are given a new image. You are given a new mind that enables you to think differently and see things from a different perspective. You are given a new heart in preparation for the fight in the world. God also writes your name in the book of life. You inherit an eternal life through Christ. You get to share in the inheritance of God’s firstborn son – Jesus Christ. You become an heir apparent with Christ Jesus.

Knowing these things sometimes help solidifies one’s stand in the kingdom and it strengthens one’s faith in God. Whenever anything comes to threaten your identity in the kingdom or it want to shift your focus away from God or from your new future, feel free to reach out to the following sets of scriptural declarations and speak them over yourself until you feel strengthened, enabled and prepared for a lifetime in the kingdom for eternity.

Make a bold declaration of faith with me today
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I have a new life through Christ Jesus. I am no longer of this world but of the heavenly kingdom. I therefore no longer think or act like those of this world. I am a new creature in Christ Jesus. Old things have passed away and all things have become new. (John 8:23, 2 Corinthians 5:17)
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I have been crucified with Christ. I no longer live but Christ lives in me and henceforth I will strive to please the Lord who adopted me into his family for a brand new life. (Galatians 2:20)
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I declare that I am the apple of God’s eyes. God took one good look at me a long time ago and he decided to adopt me into His dear family. Hence God sees to it that I am well loved and I am well cared for. I am not alone and I do not lack anything good. I have a good future through Christ and an eternal life is my inheritance (Zechariah 2:8, 1 Peter 1:4)
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I was carefully handpicked, specially chosen by Christ to be drafted into the kingdom of light and steadily grafted into becoming like Christ. I am a child of God adopted into the family of God to become holy and blameless before God and to serve him for the rest of my life. I am no longer forsaken and no longer condemned to hell but I am found and accepted into the saintly duties. (1 Peter 2:9, Romans 15:27)
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God predestined me to be his child and he did not rest until I became fully his own. Now I am a child of God living in the light of God, walking in his ways and in obedience to his will, fulfilling his purposes for my life in accordance to his good pleasure for me. Now people who sees me will see the difference in me and they will call me a child of the most high God. (Ephesians 1:5,Romans 8:29,Romans 8:30, 2 Corinthians 6:18)
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I have been redeemed from the curse of the law and adopted into God’s kingdom through Christ. I am no longer a slave but I am a child of God and an apparent heir to the kingdom of God through Christ whom I can cry Abba! Father!. (Romans 8:15-17, Galatians 3:26)
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God calls me by a new name – His delight is in me. Hence when I turn to God in humility and I call upon his name, I am confidently assured that God hears me from heaven, forgives my sins and he heals me.
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I am no longer a sinner but I have become a saint before God. I am forgiven, washed and cleansed through the blood of Jesus and through Christ I have now become a bonafide member of the heavenly saints.
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I declare and I boldly proclaim my adoption into the kingdom of God. I am a child of light no longer belongs to the dark world. I am no longer a slave to sin but I have been set free to live life in accordance with God’s laws and commandments. The grace of God has given me a new life and it will help align me to God’s will at all times so that I can enjoy the eternal life set before me in due season.
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God bestows his love on me. I am called a child of God and I am led by the spirit of God.
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I have a new mind and a new attitude in Christ. I will follow in his footsteps and I will receive a new inheritance among the saints as my reward amongst many ithers.
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10)
I am God’s masterpiece whom He created anew in Christ Jesus so that I can do the good things He planned for me long ago.
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I am a child of God through faith in Christ Jesus. Jesus is the author of my faith and he is the seal of approval for my fate in heaven. I will love him and walk in obedience with him. So it shall be well with me.
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Through my adoption into God’s family, I have become a child of God, heir also, heir of God and fellow heir with Christ on earth and in heaven.
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I have been justified by grace and made heir according to the hope of eternal life.
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I am not a stranger or an alien but I am a fellow citizen with the saints through Christ who redeemed and adopted me into God’s family.
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15) I receive Jesus as my Lord and I believe in his name through whom I have become a child of God (John 1:12)
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16) God is my father and I am his child through faith in Jesus Christ
( 2 Corinthians 6:18, Galatians 3:26)

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17) God loves me dearly. He calls me his own. I am a child of God. I am called by God. (1 John 3:1, Hoses 11:1)

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18) Now that I am a child of God, I carry the spirit of Christ in my heart through which I cry Abba! Father! That spirit testifies with my spirit that I am a child of God and it leads me in life to do according to God’s will (Galatians 4:6, Romans 8:14-16)

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19) The kingdom of heaven now belongs to me. I am no longer a slave but I am a child, an heir to the throne through God and I am led by the Spirit of God (Galatians 4:7, Matthew 19:14)

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20) Henceforth people will know me as a child of God because I emulate my father in righteousness and in loving my brothers and sisters in Christ ( 1 John 3:10)

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21) I am a peacemaker and as such I am blessed to be called a child of God (Matthew 5:9)

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22) I have a father who is kind to ungrateful and evil men. I will walk in his footsteps in loving my enemies, doing good and lending to them, for in doing this my reward will be great as a child of the most high (Luke 6:35)
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23) I have not received the spirit of slavery into fear but I have received the spirit of adoption into God’s family through which I can cry Abba! Father! (Romans 8:15)

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24) As a child of God, I will henceforth walk in humility, have the mind of Christ, walk out my salvation with fear and trembling, do everything without grumbling or arguing so that I may become blameless and pure before the world and my light may shine bright like stars in the sky. (Philippians 2:12-15)

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25) I was formerly darkness but now I am light in the Lord. I believe Jesus is the light of the world and he is my light. I am a child of light and I walk as a child of light (John 12:36, Ephesians 5:8)

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26) I am a child of light. I am a child of day. I am not of the night nor of darkness. I am the light of the world through Christ whose light shines in me ( 1 Thessalonians 5:5)

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27) I am God’s child, heir also, heir of God and fellow heir with Christ. If I suffer with Christ on earth I will also be glorified with him (Romans 8:17)

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28) I have been justified by his grace and made heir according to the hope of eternal life (Titus 3:7)

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29) I am no longer a stranger and an alien but I am a fellow citizen with the saints and I am a member of God’s family ( Ephesians 2:19)

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30) Through Christ I have access in one spirit to the father (Ephesians 2:18)

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31) I give thanks to the father who has qualified me to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light ( Colossians 1:12)

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32) Today the Lord declares me to be his child, his treasured possession. I will obey his commandments  (Deuteronomy 26:18)

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33) I am a child of God and I overcome the world through Christ who dwells in me and is greater than he that is in the world  ( 1 John 4:4)

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34) God is my father even if the world does not recognise me, God recognises me and he accepts me. A redeemer from of old is his name ( Isaiah 63:16)

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35) God is my father. He leads me beside still waters and in a straight path, I will not stumble ( Jeremiah 31:9)

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36) My father who is heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come and your will be done on earth as it is in heaven (Matthew 6:9, Luke 11:2)

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37) I am redeemed from under the law and adopted into the kingdom of God (Galatians 4:5)

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