Tag Archives: the new you

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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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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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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“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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