For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ (Galatians 3:27, KJV) I love picking out figurative language in scripture because it opens my understanding to comprehend what the Lord is saying fully. Sometimes they are not very obvious, such as in the verse above. The phrase “put on”
Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts (2 Cor. 1:22 KJV) The Father has sealed us in Christ. His seal on us is the Holy Spirit. But what does it mean that God the Father has sealed us in Christ? There are three keywords which put together
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them (Eph. 2:10 KJV). We have been created in Christ Jesus unto good works. These are very profound words. When God says we have been created, He means we have been created! The
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness (Eph. 4:24 KJV). One of the most mind-blowing revelations of the work of Christ is that the Spirit of the Lord repeats the creative work done in the book of Genesis 2:7 every time a man believes
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new (2 Cor. 5:17 KJV) If any man is in Christ, he is a new creature! This isn’t just God’s promise for the future, it’s an active, objective fact. If any man believes
“And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit….The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven” (1 Corinthians 15:45-47, KJV). The scripture above uses two descriptive phrases to describe Jesus in relation to Adam.
Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Eph. 5:20 KJV) The Lord commands us to give thanks always for all things unto God the Father. This truth and the principle it conveys will change your life if you will commit yourself to doing
This people I have formed for Myself; They shall declare My praise. (Isa. 43:21 NKJ) What does God really wants from you? His purpose for your life far exceeds using you here or having you live a righteous and holy life. First, when we talk about “your life,” who is the “you” we are talking