The New You

Discussion:

  1. What does discipleship mean?
  2. Now you’re a Christian, so what’s new?
  3. Have you noticed any specific changes in your life?

Your New God:

  • He is Omnipotent
    • “…with God all things are possible” – Mark 10:27
      • Power over natureMark 4:39
      • Power over demonsLuke 8:28-29
      • Power over deathLuke 7:14
      • Power over menJohn 18:6
  • He is Omniscient
    • “…for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done,” – Isaiah 46:9-10
      • He knows our needsMatthew 6:32
      • He knows our thoughts, words and deedsPsalms 139:2-4
  • He is Omnipresent
    • Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the LORD. ” – Jeremiah 23:24
      • He is present during our gatheringMatthew 18:20
      • He is present during our loneliness – Psalms 139:7-12

Your New Heart:

  • Indwelt by the Holy Spirit
    • “…God; Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts. ” – 2 Corinthians 1:21-22
  • Influenced by the Holy Spirit

    • “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” – Galatians 5:22-23

Your New Life:

  • A new person
    • “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” – 2 Corinthians 5:17
  • A new practice
    • “But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:” – Colossians 3:8-10

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