Christians receive many blessings and become new creatures
When we understand our true nature, agree with GOD and accept Jesus Christ and His message we become a new creature.
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
What does this mean? Does it mean we shed our skin and look different?
It means GOD no longer sees us as sinners – past, present or future – because Jesus has paid the price for sinning: death, ultimately spiritual death. GOD has amnesia with respect to our sinful nature and we are assured of an eternal life.
Romans 3:23 ESV
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Hebrews 8:12 ESV
For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”
We have a new spiritual nature and depending on our progress as new creatures becoming more Christ-like we will display this change more as we grow in our Christian walk.
Some sins are easy to defeat but, some sins are PERSISTENT and take a RELENTLESS desire to purge from our being.
Hebrews 2:18 ESV
For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.
And so my fellow Christian, if you keep up the “Good Fight” against even the sinful tenancies within your self Our Lord can help you succeed. Remain committed, recall the victories, if you stumble repent and continue to walk in the faith. Study God’s Word each day, feed your mind what is good, and fellowship with like minded believers helping each other to be that “New Creature” even in this old world.
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