Category Archives: Identity

Identity… What We Were vs. What We Are

October 20 “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17) Much of the New Testament is written to help us understand that something amazing … Continue reading

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Putting on the New; part 2

August 29 “Put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.” (Ephesians 4:24) Several days ago (see the post from August 21 ), we talked about why putting on the new self is so difficult. Initially, … Continue reading

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A Right Identity…

August 20 Several days ago, we talked about our deep inner need to have an identity – something for which we are known, something that makes us significant in this life. But there is a problem. So many times, we … Continue reading

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Identity… 

August 16 Today, I ran across the strangest of stories. There is a young European woman that took a childhood fascination and turned it into reality. You may have heard of her… she is known as the “real-life Barbie.” Her … Continue reading

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“Son of Unclean”

July 30 “Immediately he recovered his sight and followed (Jesus) on the way.” (Mark 10:52) Remember that scene from Rocky 2 where Rocky is running through the streets of Philadelphia. Before long he is joined by some neighborhood kids… and … Continue reading

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Renewal…

July 17 I really need to clarify an obvious objection to what we have been discussing… God’s work in us can certainly seem like a gradual work – so when we hear someone declaring God’s immediate work in us… it … Continue reading

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Getting “in Character”

July 16 “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ…” (from Romans 13:14) Today, I wanted to follow up on the thoughts from yesterday’s post. This is really too important an issue to treat as a passing thought. Yesterday, we talked about … Continue reading

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