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10 Signs You have been Born Again – Part 2

10 Signs You have been Born Again - Part 2

… if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17 Today we’ll continue to examine how life changes after becoming a born again Christian. What’s new? How has the Lord changed you? What is the evidence He has been working in your life? Yesterday, we looked at the first three signs that give evidence of the new birth. (1) You have a second birthday. (2) You have a living hope. (3) You desire spiritual things. As we continue, let’s consider that famous poem, Footprints in the Sand, by Mary Stevenson. […]

10 Signs You have been Born Again – Part 1

10 Signs You have been Born Again - Part 1

3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead… 1 Peter 1:3 How can you know you have been born again? The Bible tells me so is a great answer. But experientially, is there evidence of your new birth since confessing and repenting of your sins, and putting your trust in Christ for your eternal salvation? Or are you pretty much the same old fellow or gal you were BEFORE you labeled yourself as a […]

The Right Attitude for Giving

The Right Attitude for Giving

7 Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7 I love to give gifts to my granddaughter. She is my joy. And I always get back more than I give. In fact, it thrills me to give to the people I love. However, I’m less enthusiastic about giving to others. That’s not to say I don’t willingly give to others, it’s just not accompanied by the same enthusiasm and joy as for the ones closest to me. So when Paul says, “God […]

The Sin God Won’t Forgive

The Sin God Won’t Forgive

14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:14-15 Consider this. You commit a sin and take it to the Lord. “Father, forgive me for I have sinned.” God rejects your request. “NO. I won’t forgive you.” You’re dumbfounded and protest. “But Lord, your word says You are faithful to forgive.” And God responds, “That’s true. I am faithful to forgive. So go forgive that person you have refused to forgive and […]

How to Insure God’s Guidance in Your Life

How to Insure God’s Guidance in Your Life

5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 Do you remember your high school guidance counselor? It was her/his job to help you make the right academic choices to prepare you for a vocation. But when we pray for God’s guidance we’re asking for so much more. Your request for God’s guidance can be a blanket prayer. “Lord, show me the way.” Or your prayer for guidance might be specific. “Should I quit my job and […]

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