Category Archives: New Nature

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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How to Live in the “Done;” part 2

September 8 “My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and … Continue reading

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Why We Fail…

September 5 Yesterday, we drew from a scene in the Star Wars films where master Yoda is teaching Luke Skywalker about the ways of “the force.” The pivotal scene occurs when Yoda asks Luke to use “the force” to lift … 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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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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Putting on the New

August 21 “Put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.” (Ephesians 4:24) It happens to all of us. Your shoes are worn out. They have holes in the soles. They have rips … Continue reading

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