Category Archives: the new you

The BE-attitudes… A Few Final Thoughts

This is a follow-up post to our look at the Beatitudes over at theHeartSeekerBlog.wordpress.com… May 23 Having looked closely at “The Beatitudes” (you can read those thoughts @ the above-mentioned site) I wanted to conclude by pointing out something really … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do; pt. 2 – BE God’s Temple

November 6 “Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?” (1 Corinthians 3:16) God calls us to a life of “being,” not doing. He is not looking for … Continue reading

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Were vs. Are, pt. 3 – God’s Workmanship

October 25 “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works…” (Eph. 2:10) Christians are meant to be the display of the power and magnificence of God’s handiwork. We are, literally, God’s “masterpiece” (as some translations have … Continue reading

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Were vs. Are; pt. 2 – Alive with Christ

October 24 “But God… made us alive together with Christ…” (Ephesians 2:5) Scripture tells us that we WERE all “dead” in our trespasses and sins. Each and every one of us. Separated from God (and His life) as our natural … Continue reading

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“Whoever Believes in Me…” part 2

August 10 “Truly, truly, I tell you, whoever believes in Me will also do the works that I am doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” (John 14:12) We all tend … Continue reading

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“Whoever Believes in Me…”

August 9 “Truly, truly, I tell you, whoever believes in Me will also do the works that I am doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” (John 14:12) I cannot fathom … Continue reading

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Being and Doing

August 7 “Put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.” (Eph. 4:24) Like so many of us, I have an affinity for superhero movies. There is just something so cool about watching a … Continue reading

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Do What?!

August 6 When we think of commands in Scripture, our thoughts usually turn to the commandments (10 to be exact). All the “thou shalt nots” that we learned in Sunday School – about how to be good little godly boys … Continue reading

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You Must Consider Yourselves…

 June 15 We have been talking about the FACT that, because of the work of Jesus, we are “dead to sin and alive to God.” Properly understood, we are wholly and completely dead to sin and at the same time … Continue reading

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Dead Men (and Women) Don’t Sin

June 13 “Anyone who has died has been freed from sin.” (Romans 6:7) If you have ever been to a funeral (or visitation), you know that awkward moment when you have to walk up and look down into that casket … Continue reading

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