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By Elyse M. Fitzpatrick, Jody Hogan

Clear be aware heartfelt wish to stay a godly lifestyles flows out of a popularity of ways we've got been enjoyed and remodeled via Christ.

Simply talking, love adjustments humans. Christians, then, by means of definition, should still express the best transformation of all simply because, rightly understood and loved, God's love makes them an increasing number of just like the person who has lavished his love on them.

This fact is intended to inform believers who they're, their goal and future, and the way to faithfully persevere of their struggles opposed to all competition. yet occasionally humans lose sight of this. Because He Loves Me restores that imaginative and prescient, reminding Christians in their real id as cherished young children of God-adopted through the daddy, espoused to the Son, and empowered through the Holy Spirit.

Christianity isn't a self-improvement software yet a shifting of id and development, finished in background via Christ and in our day-by-day lives via his Spirit. This ebook explores and celebrates those truths in an unforgettable approach. examine questions and invites for deeper discovery finish every one chapter.

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5 Soon, we’ll find ourselves transported into a city where there will never be any sin, loneliness, confusion, crying, or shame. ” Because of this glorious future, our faith and work for him today are not in vain. It is this new identity that must define and transform us today. Our life is no longer bound up in the vicissitudes of random daily chaos, even if the repairman is late, our children are poor spellers, or we’re stuck behind a truck that’s spewing diesel fumes into our car. We can, at last, dismantle our grinding quid-pro-quo demandingness and rest in the truth that we don’t deserve mercy, but we’ve been declared not guilty in Christ.

And raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that . . he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. (Eph. 2:6–7) For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! ” (Rom. 8:15) Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ. (Eph. 2:1, 4–5) We believe that we will also live with him. We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him. . The life he lives he lives to God. (Rom 6:8–10) “Woman, why are you weeping? ” (John 20:15) There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (Rom.

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