By Layton Dutton Associate Pastor of Youth Calvary Baptist Church Evart When I think of my ID I think of getting out my license at airport security. They use it to make certain the right person has the ticket to fly, but that really isn\u2019t my ID. My ID is a mix of how I think of myself and how people know me. Fill in this blank about yourself, \u201cI am ______________.\u201d You can probably use many words to describe yourself like hunter, outgoing, BBQ master, mechanic, Lion\u2019s fan, hard worker, laid back, tall, Christ-follower, etc. Some of those things can be changed. And many of us change our ID\u2019s regularly depending on who we\u2019re with or where we\u2019re located. We treat our ID like a jacket. We put one on at work and put on another at home, another online, another at church, etc. Our closet is full of various ID jackets. But our true ID in Christ shouldn\u2019t be like that. Rather than a jacket, our ID in Christ should be more like our skin. It isn\u2019t something that can be removed. It\u2019s always there. It\u2019s necessary. And it\u2019s a visible part of us. There are many words that can describe our ID in Christ, but here are a few: \u201c\u2026you have been set free from sin and have become slaves to God.\u201d (Romans 6:22) \u201c\u2026your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit\u2026\u201d (1 Corinthians 6:19) \u201c\u2026we are God\u2019s workmanship created in Christ Jesus to do good works\u2026\u201d (Ephesians 2:10) \u201c\u2026you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God that you may declare the praises of Him who called you\u2026\u201d (1 Peter 2:9) According to these verses I belong to God, I\u2019m holy and pure, I\u2019m part of God\u2019s work and design, I\u2019m chosen, I\u2019m royalty, and I\u2019m a representative of the holy God. This is my ID! This is what God calls me. This is how I am to be known. This is what I am to live up to. Are you living up to your ID in Christ?