This Is Who We Are, In Christ:

Who We Are In The Lord God, Jesus Christ!

 

Apostle James R Winfree Sr, We Share Only The Awesome Great News Of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ, That Is Changing And Transforming Lives Forever!!!

 

Please allow me to start, according to 2 Corinthians 5:17, “If anyone is in Jesus Christ, he or she is a New Creation; the old man or life has gone, the new has come!” There are two Greek words which are translated “new” in the Bible. The first, Neos, refers to something that has just been made, but there are already many others in existence just like it. The word translated “New” in this verse is the word Kainos, which means “something just made which is unlike anything else in existence.” In Christ, we are made an entirely New Creation, just as God created the heavens and the earth originally, He made them out of nothing, and so He does with us. He does not merely clean up our old selves church; He makes an entirely Brand New Self. When we are in Christ, we are “partakers of the Divine Nature” ( 2 Peter 1:4 ). Jesus Christ Himself, in the person of His Holy Spirit, takes up residence in our hearts. We are in Christ and He is in us, my brothers and my sisters.

 

In Christ Jesus, we are regenerated, renewed, and born again, and this new creation is spiritually minded, whereas the old nature is carnally minded. The new nature fellowships with God obeys His will and is devoted to His service. These are actions the old nature is incapable of doing or even desiring to do. The old nature is dead to the things of the spirit and cannot revive itself. It is “dead in trespasses and sins” ( Ephesians 2:1 ) and can only be made alive by a supernatural awakening, which happens when we come to Christ and are indwelt by Him. Christ gives us a completely new and holy nature and an incorruptible life. Our old life, previously dead to God because of sin, is buried, and we are raised “to walk in Newness of life” with our Savior and King ( Romans 6:4 ).

 

If we belong to Christ, we are united to Him and no longer slaves to sin ( Romans 6:5-6 ); we are made alive with Jesus ( Ephesians 2:5 ); we are conformed to Christ very own image ( Romans 8:29 ); we are Free from condemnation and walking not according to the flesh, but according to the Holy Spirit of Truth ( Romans 8:1 ); and we are part of the body of Christ with other believers ( Romans 12:5 ). The Jesus Christ Believer now possesses a new heart ( Ezekiel 11:19 ) and has been blessed “with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus” ( Ephesians 1:3 ).

 

We do wonder why we so often do not live in the manner described, even though we have given our lives to Christ Jesus and are sure of our salvation. This is because our new natures are residing in our old fleshly bodies, and these two are at war with one another. The old nature is dead, but the new nature still has to battle the old “person” in which it dwells. Evil and sin are still present, but the believer in God's Spirit now sees them in a new perspective and they no longer control him or her as they once did. In Christ, we can now choose to resist sin, whereas the old nature could not. Now we have the choice to either feed the new nature through the Word, prayer, and obedience or to feed the flesh by neglecting those things.

 

When we are in Christ the Lord Jesus, “we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us” ( Romans 8:37 ) and can rejoice in our Savior, who makes all things possible ( Philippians 4:13 ). In Christ we are loved, forgiven, and secure. In Christ, we are adopted, justified, redeemed, reconciled, and chosen. In Christ we are victorious, filled with joy and peace, and granted true meaning in life. What a wonderful Savior is Christ and He wants us to treat one another the same way in His body, His Kingdom loving family! Amen.

 

We Are Leading His Churches And Nations Back To The Only One, Jesus Christ:

 

Allow us to love on you, Allow us to keep you in our faithful prayers, Allow us to help you build up your faith in Jesus Christ, Allow us to help and support you in your season of need!!

 

The Spiritual Heavenly Father God Of Us All Loves Cheerful Givers, Be One!

{ 2 Corinthians 9:7 }

 

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