"But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; for you once were not a people, but now you are the people of God; you had not received mercy but now you have received mercy."
1 Peter 2:9-10
"For you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness."
1 Thessalonians 5:4-5
"For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our assurance from until the end."
"You also, as living stones are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ."
1 Peter 2:5
"You are the salt of the earth."
"You are the light of the world."
"Now you are Christ's body, and individually members of it."
1 Corinthians 12:27
"For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them."
"So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household."
"Therefore we are ambassodors for Christ."
2 Corinthians 5:20
"And having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness."
"Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come."
2 Corinthians 5:17