Category Archives: the new you

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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A New You… A New Way

June 11 “We serve in the new way of the spirit and not in the old way of the written code.” (Romans 7:6) This week I want to talk about a topic that, quite frankly, seems wrong. This topic is … Continue reading

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Salvation 101: New Life NOW

May 25 “We have been born into a new life… The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” (1Pet. 1:3; 2Cor. 5:17) The message of salvation is this: Jesus came so that what you were is no more… … Continue reading

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Salvation 101: Alive Again

May 24 “Jesus… will save His people from their sins.” (from Matthew 1:21) We have been talking about what sin does to us – and of the devastating effects it has on our lives. It separates us from God (our … Continue reading

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Genuine Faith; Pt. 3

April 13 “Have faith in God.” (Jesus – Mark 11:22) We have been talking about having a genuine faith in God – and about how God is committed to making sure that we each have the real thing (So He … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith

April 4 “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will …say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen.” (Jesus – Mt. 21:21) Yesterday we talked about … Continue reading

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Grace To Us… In Us… Through Us

March 27 “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things, at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” (2 Corinthians 9:8) We have spent the … Continue reading

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The Surpassing Riches

March 26 “…In order that in the coming ages He might display the surpassing riches of His grace, demonstrated by His kindness to us in Christ Jesus.” (Ephesians 2:7) It is easy for each of us to lose sight of … Continue reading

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God’s Own Child, Pt. 2

February 27 “Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir.” (Galatians 4:7) Receiving the work of Jesus has already made us “God’s Own child.” This … Continue reading

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