Tuesday, 11 December 2018 | 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 

3254 Responses Found

  • Comment Link
    RobertScosy Friday, 30 March 2018 00:45

    o order prescription drugs online without doctor how long does viagra last

  • Comment Link
    buy kamagra Friday, 30 March 2018 00:41

    kamagra oral jelly price in india
    [url=http://kamagradxt.com/]kamagra gold 100mg[/url]
    kamagra gold 100mg rendeles
    kamagra oral jelly usa next day shipping
    kamagra oral jelly usage
    kamagra reviews does work

  • Comment Link
    kamagra stores Friday, 30 March 2018 00:28

    kamagra 100mg reviews
    buy kamagra
    kamagra 100mg tablets australia
    [url=http://kamagradxt.com/]kamagra soft / chewable 100 mg[/url]
    kamagra 100mg oral jelly amazon
    kamagra kopen

  • Comment Link
    HIAvqrhSt Thursday, 29 March 2018 23:23

    This is nicely expressed! !
    canadian tire goodyear allegra review canadian pharmacies online
    canadian pharmacy genuine cialis [url=http://canadianpharmacymsnbing.com/]canadian pharmacies online[/url]

  • Comment Link
    MichaelJab Thursday, 29 March 2018 23:16

    rfziloafj read more here

  • Comment Link
    RickyCrodo Thursday, 29 March 2018 22:55

    can you buy viagra rite aid
    viagra for sale uk
    order viagra without rx
    [url=http://viagrasalesgogo.com/#]viagra for sale uk[/url]
    cheap viagra england
    viagra online
    [url=http://whereviagratognbt.com/#]where to buy viagra[/url]
    order viagra online paypal

  • Comment Link
    RobertScosy Thursday, 29 March 2018 21:32

    p check this out viagra without a doctor prescription

  • Comment Link
    RandyTar Thursday, 29 March 2018 19:46

    viagra online in spain
    viagra on sale
    price of cialis vs viagra
    [url=http://viagrasalesgogo.com/#]viagra for sale[/url]
    where to buy viagra in brisbane
    viagra online
    medicamentos genericos sildenafil
    [url=http://whereviagratognbt.com/#]where to buy viagra online[/url]
    can order viagra chemist

  • Comment Link
    MichaelJab Thursday, 29 March 2018 18:22

    oshrdltwt online pharmacy

  • Comment Link
    Arthurbox Thursday, 29 March 2018 18:22

    buying viagra uk cheap
    viagra generic
    viagra argentina online
    [url=http://viagragenericghna.com/#]buy generic viagra[/url]
    citrato di sildenafil generico
    viagra online sales
    buy viagra toronto
    [url=http://viagrasalesgogo.com/#]viagra for sale uk[/url]
    viagra 100mg price in pakistan

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.