Devotional: Live As A New Creation
Children's Devotion on Being a New Creation in Christ
We read in this chapter how as Christians we have put off the old self with its sinful deeds and have put on the new self, which is the character of Christ. In this way, we have become a "new creation" in Christ, and as a "new creation" we put on:
Christ forgave us and has mercy on us, so we should forgive others. Sometimes we may find it hard to forgive, but we won't experience the peace of God if we hold onto unforgiveness.
Most of all, let the love of God be like glue that holds all of these things together. For it's out of God's love that we express these things. We need to remember that.
Whatever we do and wherever we go, we do everything in the name of Jesus. In all areas of our lives, we live for Jesus.
Lord, I thank you that I am a new creation in Christ. Help me to "put on" your qualities everyday in all I say and do. In Jesus name.
© By M.S.Lowndes
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. - 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV)
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