The Beautiful Exchange / check out my recent blog. God has something for you.

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Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! (2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV84)

I’m grateful I’m a new creation because of what Christ did on the cross & because He lives in me. Notice, it has nothing to do w/me but everything to do w/Christ. The old me has gone, the old attitudes, habits, behaviors, thoughts have gone – bye bye bye. The new me has come. The new me is God’s child & the new in me is the fruit of the spirit. Again, it’s simply because of Christ. My choice, your choice, to follow Christ changes things for the good, makes us brand new.

When my old self tries to creep up – like pain in my body, or lack mentality or frustration – I lay it at the cross & ask Jesus to replace it w/the new – His healing, His perspective, His peace, His joy. I call that the beautiful exchange. My old for His new. It can only be found in Christ.

I want to encourage you my friends – He wants you to experience the beautiful exchange, right here, right now – your old for His new. You can bring it to the cross & wait to receive His gift, His new for you. He loves you, You are His, You are a new creation.

Prayer: Father in Jesus Name I thank you that you make me brand new. Today, I choose to give you ______my old & I ask you for your new for me. I want to experience the beautiful exchange you have for me. Thank you Jesus for making me brand new. Amen.

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One Response

  1. Great word Pastor Kelly!!!

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