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I am Complete in Christ Colossians 2:9–10 For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled (made complete) in Him, who is the head of all rule and authority. Several years after the Colossian church (to whom this inspired letter was written) was founded, there were false teachers tryingRead More
I Have Been Redeemed and Forgiven of All My Sins When someone breaks the law, we say the have a “debt to society.” They have broken the laws and the trust of that society, and so have incurred a debt that is paid through fines, imprisonment (separation from society) and sometimes death. In the caseRead More
I Have Direct Access to God Through the Holy Spirit When we look at the activity of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament, we find passages like this: “And the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon and struck down thirty men.” Judges 14:19 (ESV) “When they cameRead More
Yes . . . you!!! This is what the Scripture says. “Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in everyRead More
I am a member of Christ’s body. “Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.” 1 Corinthians 12:27 Let me begin here by repeating a paragraph from a previous post. A good illustration would be to think of immersing a glass in the ocean. The ocean is in the glass ANDRead More
What God has always been looking for is a relationship of mutual love and affection with those He created in His image. Yes, He is the Creator and we the created. Yes, we are the worshiper and He to be worshiped. Yet, as God is love (1 John 4:16), His design and desire is thatRead More
1 Corinthians 6:17 says, “But he who is joined to the Lord becomes one spirit with him.” It will be somewhat of a mystery until we see the Lord face to face. When we are born again, or born of the Spirit – both terms Jesus used – the Bible says that our body becomesRead More
Romans 5:1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. To be justified is to be declared “just”, or righteous before God. We know that we “all have sinned” (Romans 3:23) and have broken God’s laws on numerous occasions. So how could God declare anyoneRead More
Even though Jesus could play the Lord and Master card – and rightly so – commanding us to do what He says, He does not. He says, “I have called you friends”. Why? Because we know what our master is doing. We understand what it’s all about. As born again believers in Jesus, we haveRead More
I am God’s Child Jesus is called many things in John’s gospel such as the Word (John 1:1), the light (John 8:12) and the door (John 10:9). Each of these refers to some characteristic of Jesus. s the Word, Jesus is God’s communication to us. His life, His actions – especially His death on theRead More
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