Sunday, 24 September 2017 | Login

A New Creature

People ask me about methods of studying the Bible. I suggest to believers everywhere I go that they read through the New Testament, primarily the Epistles which are written to the Church, and underline with a red pencil or write down the scriptures that have the expression “in Him,” “in Christ,” or “in Whom,” referring to Jesus.

The moment you find these scriptures, begin to confess that this is who you are and what you have. If you’ll do that, I’ll guarantee you that before many days, life will be different for you.

Second Corinthians 5:17 has always been one of my favorite scriptures. I believe one reason for that is when I was raised up off the bed of sickness, I began to tell everyone everywhere I went that I was a new creature in Christ Jesus.

I was a seventeen-year-old Baptist boy, but I never had the problems that so many young people have had, and do have. That’s simply because I was quick to tell everyone, “I am a new creature in Christ,” and I was quick to witness and to testify of my salvation. You see, the more you talk about the New Birth, the more real the new creation becomes to you, because that’s who you are and what you are.

I remember one time when I was just a young Baptist boy, preaching in the jails and on the streets and working in the church, a young fellow came up to me one night. I had gone to town and was standing on the corner when he came along and said, “Kenneth, would you do me a favor?”

I knew this fellow belonged to a church, all right. He belonged to the same kind of church I did. But I’m sorry to say if he had ever been saved, I didn’t know it. And neither did anyone else, judging by the way he lived. And in talking to him, I learned he had never been saved, but that he had just joined the church. (There’s a difference between joining the church and being saved.)

Anyway, this young fellow said to me, “Would you do me a favor? I wouldn’t ask you, but I’m already running late.”

He continued, “You know my girlfriend, don’t you?” I did. He and his girlfriend were just about two of the meanest and toughest people I knew.

He said, “My girlfriend’s cousin is visiting, and I promised my girlfriend that I would bring a date for her cousin, but I haven’t been able to get anyone.”

He added, “Her cousin is not like my girl,” because he knew if she were, I wouldn’t agree to the date.

He asked, “Would you come along and help me out of this jam? I’ll be grateful, and I promise we won’t stay very long - 30 or 40 minutes at the most. Then we’ll leave. There won’t be any drinking or dancing, and I won’t even smoke a cigarette while we’re there.”

I finally agreed and went along to help him out. When we got to his girlfriend’s house, she introduced me to her cousin, and we sat on the front porch, talking. Then they put a record on the phonograph and began to dance. The cousin asked me to dance. I said, “No, I don’t dance.”

Her eyes got big and she said, “Why not?”

I said, “Because I’m a new creature.”

She asked, “What do you mean, you’re a new creature?”

I said, “Well, in Second Corinthians 5:17 it says, ‘Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.’ There was a time when I was interested in things like you folks are interested in, but since then I’ve been made a new creature in Christ Jesus.”

While that record was playing, she began to cry. This cousin got under conviction as I told her what the Word of God said, and she wanted to be saved. When the record stopped, the other boy and girl saw I had her under conviction, and he said, “Let’s go.” He was ready to take me home immediately!

I didn’t care where it was—whether in the home, on the streets, or in school—I told everyone that I was a new creature in Christ Jesus.

Friend, if we’ll confess that, it will make all the difference in our lives. I wasn’t tempted by the things of the world because I constantly confessed, “I am a new creature in Christ Jesus.”

Source: Taken from Kenneth E. Hagin’s Life Testimony 

473 Responses Found

  • Comment Link
    marlakt18 Sunday, 17 September 2017 01:33

    Chit my new contract
    http://euro.dating.hotblog.top/?profile.ally
    sex contacts bradford free to chat dating site executive dating site photo wedding invitations date a slut

  • Comment Link
    Ylosded Saturday, 16 September 2017 15:50

    acheter viagra authentique

    [url=http://viagragche.com/]viagra coupons[/url]

    buy cheap viagra

    online medications viagra.

  • Comment Link
    Ylosded Saturday, 16 September 2017 15:17

    buy viagra and condoms online

    [url=http://viagragche.com/]viagra coupons[/url]

    viagra coupons

    viagra dosage amount

  • Comment Link
    CarlosGeows Saturday, 16 September 2017 03:58

    viagra 100mg pfizer packungsbeilage
    viagra online
    [url=http://viagrajfeg.com/]viagra online pharmacy[/url]
    buy viagra women online
    cialis buy
    [url=http://cialisdmge.com/]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
    what do viagra pills do to women

  • Comment Link
    HarohabyHatt Friday, 15 September 2017 17:26

    Levitra Working Time [url=http://cialtobuy.com ]cialis[/url] Cialis En Ligne Pas Cher
    Can You Buy Cipro 250mg Online Order Synthroid 125 Mcg Online Generic Buy Levothyroxine Online Without Script
    Propecia Target online pharmacy Usual Dosage Of Amoxicillin

  • Comment Link
    Louishof Friday, 15 September 2017 08:13

    cialis diario de 5mg
    buy viagra online
    [url=http://viagrajfeg.com/]viagra online[/url]
    cheap viagra pfizer
    cialis online pharmacy
    [url=http://cialisdmge.com/]cialis online[/url]
    brand viagra online pharmacy

  • Comment Link
    Wendell Friday, 15 September 2017 03:06

    Hi! I could have sworn I've been to this site before but after reading
    through some of the post I realized it's new to me.
    Nonetheless, I'm definitely glad I found it and
    I'll be bookmarking and checking back often!

  • Comment Link
    AlexToDJ Thursday, 14 September 2017 14:20

    Выкачиваем файлы с rutorg.org, мой пример -
    [url=http://mytoot.ru/details.php?id=75498]старухин евгений лесовик скачать[/url]

  • Comment Link
    Moisesded Thursday, 14 September 2017 04:28

    woher kann man viagra kaufen

    [url=http://fedviagra.com/]buy viagra[/url]

    viagra

    side viagra effects

  • Comment Link
    Moisesded Tuesday, 12 September 2017 21:39

    comprar viagra en la farmaci

    [url=http://viagraferx.com/]buy cheap viagra[/url]

    viagra

    viagra pillen teuer

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated. HTML code is not allowed.

Our Address

Asmara Road 32 bus terminal, Kotebe Yeka K/Ketema, Woreda 10.

 +251 118 238056
 +251 118 238057
 +251 118 238058
 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Service Time

Regular Programs:

Saturdays: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm

Wednesdays: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

and other programs will be here.

Subscribe for update

Give Online

Thank you for your donation.