Posts Tagged '2 Corinthians 5:17'

A New Creature Not Newly Managed Behavior

July 22nd, 2019

A New Creature Not Newly Managed Behavior

2 Corinthians 5:17 (KJB) Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

There is a wide gap between behavior modification proposed in this world and new behavior available by uniting with Christ and allowing God to change the spiritual state of heart and nature concerning sin.

A child of God has chosen to change his mind about the nature ...

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A New Creature in Christ

A New Creature in Christ

Up Close and Personal with the Apostle Paul Series

2 Corinthians 5:17 (KJB) Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

A new life in Christ does not merely mean the addition of Jesus Christ to existing world-based habits, preferences, or tacking Him onto current lifestyle choices.  No, indeed, for you, me, and every spiritually regenerated heart, ...

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Blinded by The Light

Blinded by The Light

 

Up Close and Personal with the Apostle Paul Series

Hebrews 9:16 (KJB) For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.

It thrills my heart to read these particular New Testament passages as is found in Hebrews 9:15-23, including a pinnacle verse which points to the substitutionary death of Christ and the necessity of His shed blood as was divinely recorded by the Apostle Paul.

First, we ...

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Dead to The Law

July 2nd, 2017

Dead to The Law

Galatians 2:19 (KJB)   For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God.

The law of God serves an eternal purpose.  For without it no man would recognize his sin nature because the law of God operates as a mirror for sin.  However, God’s Word tells us that the law has been fulfilled by the physical death of Jesus Christ (Matthew 5:17-18).

Any man who is a new creature in Christ ...

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