Basic Truths

So let�s review some basic facts:

 

1.    Definition of *JESUS --

       GOD within us

       GOD Revealed

            within us

       GOD Revealed

            in & thru us

2.    Your old man is/was crucified with *Jesus

3.    Your old man is/has passed away

            along with other old things.

4.    You were/are Saved by grace, God's Gift

5.    You are Born Again by God's Word

6.    You are Righteous by God's free Gift

7.    You are In Him - *JESUS - a new creation

8.    In HIM, *JESUS you live and move

            and have your being!

 

Read this list, meditate

seek Abba/God and rest.

 

You are in Peace

and JOY!

      

 

Continuing on . . . .

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit."  John 3:6  KJV

Refresher � Part 4

 

Even though you have been �saved� for years, please keep on reading � just take it as a refresher course, ok? Ok. 

 

Flesh is flesh and Spirit is spirit.  Jesus is pointing out a difference in two births.  What is born of the flesh is flesh.  What is born of the Spirit is spirit.

 

So, since you have been BORN AGAIN, what was born again?   SPIRIT! That�s right! The real you. 

 

 Let's get more facts.  Turn to Genesis 1:26.  "Then God said Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. . . ." 

 

We read that we were created in God's image!  What is that?  Well let get first things first.  Turn to John 4:24, "God is Spirit. . . ." So God's image is Spirit.

 

Why Born Again if  we were created in God's (Spirit) image?  Good question and tomorrow we will look at the answers to this question. 

 

Speak the following out loud:   WORDS TO LIVE BY:

 

Father, I thank you for your love today in helping me to know you.  I desire to know you more, to become more knowing of my relationship to and with you.  Help me, Abba, I pray. AMEN!

 

 

Read John 4 � entire chapter � and Psalm 4

 

 

More Dailies

"but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die." Genesis 2:17 KJV

Refresher � Part 5

 

Did man eat of the tree of good and evil - yes man, female and male, did.  Turn to Genesis 3:1-6.  You will notice that the woman in verse 6 ". . . .she took of the fruit and ate.  She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate."  That takes care of both of them - they ate of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil as the serpent pointed them toward - see verse 5 ". . . .you will be LIKE God knowing good and evil." 

 

What a lie.  Lucifer/satan always twists the truth into lies.  God intended us to be OF Him, as in eating fruit from the Tree of Life, not like Him.

 

Well, does God lie!  No.  So what happened to man and woman? They died - but we read in the next verses and following chapters of Genesis more about man and woman.  So what died?!

 

God is Spirit.  God created man, male and female, in His image.  His image is Spirit.  Man and Woman's spirit died/was separated from their creator when they ate the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil; their soul {mind, emotions, will} remained and their bodies remained alive.  Spiritually man and woman were dead -- separated from God � and ceased to live as spirit.  So then what needed to be BORN AGAIN?  Man and Woman's spirit.

 

Speak the following out loud:  WORDS TO LIVE BY: 

 

Father, I thank You that you made a way for me to be BORN AGAIN.  Thank You that You continued to love me even though I was dead to You.  Thank You for Caring! In Jesus AMEN!  

 

Read Genesis 1 and 2.

Daily

"having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the Word of God which lives and abides forever." 1 Peter 1:23  KJV

Refresher � Part 6

 

The Message puts it this way: "Your new life is not like your old life. Your old birth came from mortal sperm; your new birth comes from God's living Word. Just think: a life conceived by God himself!"

 

When you are BORN AGAIN you are born of INCORRUPTIBLE seed � God�s living Word.  Or in plain words untainted spiritual sperma.   In other words you are BORN AGAIN of God's seed/word and NOTHING can change, or corrupt this new birth.

 

Mary asked God over in Gospel of Luke 1:34 ". . . .'How can this be, since I do not know a man/" In other words she was asking the Angel/Messenger Gabriel, How was the birth of God's Son going to happen since she was still a virgin.  And you may be asking how can I be BORN AGAIN, I haven't entered back into my mother's womb, I didn't feel anything. 

 

Gabriel's answer from God for Mary  is the same for you. "....The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you. . . ." The Message reads:  The angel answered, The Holy Spirit will come upon you, the power of the Highest hover over you; Therefore, the child you bring to birth will be called Holy, Son of God

 

Your new birth is by God, through God, of God and to God!   Awesome, isn't it!  Totally!   So to restate one more time, YOU HAVE BEEN BORN AGAIN OF GOD's SEED!

 

Speak the following out loud:  WORDS TO LIVE BY:  Thank you Father God, that I am your child, Born of your love, your seed, your word, which lives forever and ever.  Help me to know this in my heart and mind, Father God, I love you. In Jesus, AMEN!

 

 
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