Tag Archives: the new you

“Son of Unclean”

July 30 “Immediately he recovered his sight and followed (Jesus) on the way.” (Mark 10:52) Remember that scene from Rocky 2 where Rocky is running through the streets of Philadelphia. Before long he is joined by some neighborhood kids… and … 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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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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What Do We Believe?

July 9 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) We have been talking about embracing a new identity, because of the work of Jesus – but just how far does that new identity take us? What … Continue reading

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The New You… a True Belief

January 31 “This is the way to have eternal life – to know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, the One You sent to earth.” (from Jesus’ prayer, John 17:3 NLT) Yesterday, we ended up talking about what … Continue reading

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