Thursday, December 1, 2016

All Things Become New

A couple of days ago I went through eight scriptures
about the 'New YOU.' That was just the tip of the

Your old self was killed (crucified)
'We know that our old self was crucified with him
in order that the body of sin might be brought to
nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved 
to sin.' (Rom 6:6)

You are a new creation (even if you don't feel it
is so--or act like it)
'Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new
creation.' (2 Cor 5:17)

You are justified and redeemed (already)
'And you are justified by his grace as a gift, 
through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.'
(Rom 3:24)

You are accepted. (Have you not fought for this
all your life?)
'Therefore welcome one another as Christ has
welcomed you, for the glory of God.' (Rom 15:7)

You are a son and an heir.
'So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if 
son, then an heir through God' (Gal 4:7)

You are chosen, holy, blameless before God.
'Even as he chose us before the foundation of 
the world, that we should be holy and blameless 
before him.' (Eph 1:4)

Reader, If you are in Christ because you have
received the salvation that He has offered you,
then, all these things are yours, in Christ Jesus.
Pick one of these verses, write it out, look at the
context, mull it over. May God write it on your

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