Category Archives: New creation

Identity… Part 2; New Creations

October 21 “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation…” (2 Corinthians 5:17a) We ARE new creations… we are NOT becoming new creations. If this is true, then we need to know what it means to be … Continue reading

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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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Bonded with Christ; Part 2

October 1 One of humanity’s most pressing questions is the meaning and purpose of life. There is something within us that just seems to know that life is more than mere daily survival. We yearn for more. We long for … Continue reading

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Forgiving Ourselves; part 2

September 17 Yesterday, we talked about the significant challenge of forgiving ourselves for all our past failures and colossal mistakes. About how it is essential for each of us to find peace in the area of our regrettable personal history. … Continue reading

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Done

September 6 “It is finished.” (Jesus) In the last couple of posts, we have focused on the fact that God is a God of “Do… or Do not.” With Him, there is no try. God does not have to attempt … Continue reading

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Try, Try, and Try Again…

September 4 One of the most famous lines from the Star Wars series comes from the character of Yoda. You remember the scene… Yoda, the Jedi Master, is trying to teach young Luke Skywalker the ways of “the force.” At … Continue reading

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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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