Experience our newest resource Who Am I? A Devotional Journey For You To Soar In Your Identity In Christ (Sharon Simmonds) with the following excerpt. Available for purchase here
THERE ARE DAYS WHEN I DON’T FEEL LIKE A NEW CREATION.
On these gloomier days, it is stunning to realize that God still views me as a new creation. Not because of me, but because of Christ’s resurrection life in me—him making all things right. “By giving himself completely at the Cross, actually dying for you, Christ brought you over to God’s side and put your lives together, whole and holy in his presence” (Col. 1:22, MSG).
Our attitudes, moods and feelings are clearly not an accurate gauge of our new creation identity. Reflection Q: What are the effects when your attitude, mood and feelings are not aligned with your identity in Christ as a new creation?
But knowing we are a new creation—wow!—that’s hopeful. It’s “the mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and generations…the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Col. 1:26–27, NIV). Reflection Q: What difference does it make in your life to have the reality of Christ’s resurrection life in you? Continue Reading