I Could Use A New LifeJanuary 3, 2021
Keith Menshouse – January 3, 20221
Series: New Year, New Me – “I Could Use A New Life!”
2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV) page 1962
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
NEW LIFE IS AVAILABLE TO ANYONE.
- God doesn’t show .
Galatians 2:6 (NKJV) page 1981
God shows personal favoritism to no man
- We’re all by choice.
Romans 3:23 (NCV) page 1900
Everyone has sinned and fallen short of God’s glorious standard,
- None of our can help us.
Isaiah 64:6 (NCV) page 1212
All of us are dirty with sin. All the right things we have done are like filthy pieces of cloth.
NEW LIFE COMES TO PEOPLE WHO ARE “IN CHRIST”.
- When you are “” a group, you receive certain privileges and responsibilities. (example – AARP)
- Your privileges “ ” are:
- A new with God;
Romans 8:16 (NLT) page 1907
For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children.
- A new with God.
John 15:15 (NLT) page 1810
I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.
NEW LIFE CAUSES YOU TO BE RE-CREATED.
- You are not simply or .
- God brings what was to .
Ephesians 2:1 (NKJV) page 1996
And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins
- There is now a part of you that never before!
NEW LIFE GIVES YOU A FRESH START!
- Our former life is “; done away with”.
- We receive of our sins.
Hebrews 10:17 (NLT) page 2093
Then he says, “I will never again remember
their sins and lawless deeds.”
- We receive full for our sins.
Hebrews 10:18 (NLT) page 2093
And when sins have been forgiven, there is no need to offer any more sacrifices.
- Our and life is “of a new kind”.