Category Archives: New creation

The New You, Nurtured

July 19 “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Prov. 4:23) I enjoy gardening. There is something satisfying in bringing living things from the earth (and enjoying the fruits of those labors). I … Continue reading

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Seed of Life

July 18 “…Our inner self is being renewed day by day.” (2 Corinthians 4:16) Before we move on from this topic of our personal renewal – I wanted to give you one more picture that could be helpful in understanding … 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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Useful for the Now

July 14 “Put off your old self… and put on the new self…” (from Eph. 4:22-24) When it comes to our relationship with God, it is so important to have the right mindset. At the heart of the gospel message … Continue reading

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A God of Immediacy; part 3 Old vs. New

July 13 “Behold, I make all things new.” (from Revelation 21:5) We have been talking about how the Bible has revealed God to be a God of immediacy. He is not a God of gradual processes. When He acts, His … Continue reading

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A God of Immediacy; part 2

July 12 “And God said… And it was so.” (Genesis 1) God has revealed Himself, in the Bible, to be a God of immediacy. This changes everything. We are not now constantly waiting for God to fix us or complete … Continue reading

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A God of Immediacy

July 11 “And God said… And it was so.” (Genesis 1) “Jesus said to (the blind man), ‘Go your way; your faith has made you well.’ And immediately he received his sight…” (from Mark 10:52) At the risk of estranging … Continue reading

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