So keep your thoughts continually fixed on all that is authentic and real, honorable and admirable, beautiful and respectful, pure …
I am a Baby Boomer who finally has become a Senior Citizen—retired and living on a pension. Sometimes this transition feels like it happened overnight; nevertheless, I wouldn’t change my life’s journey for anything in this world. Moreover, for example, since 65 is 15 years younger than Moses was when he spoke to Pharaoh about letting the Hebrews go, I consider my advanced age to mean it is quite possible that my greatest contributions to the Body of Christ are yet to come.
No joke. This blog posting is just two words long. In fact, this excerpt will take you longer to read than the actual posting. Be blessed!
As a new creation in Christ Jesus, by God’s Grace and the supernatural power of His Holy Spirit, I am not only born again from above, as well as being completely changed inwardly—gone through a spiritual rebirth, and going through the process of sanctification—but also I have received God’s new Grace and holiness principles, which His Holy Spirit has implanted in my soul. In essence, as a new creation in Christ Jesus, I now have His Light, His Life, His Affections, His Desires, His Joy, and His Peace, etc.
It is time for believers to stop confessing something that is absolutely unbiblical and detrimentally misleading to their own souls and to the souls of others. The Divine Truth is that, when believers continue to call themselves sinners saved by grace, their evil communication not only contaminates them and others but also grieves the Holy Spirit, which by extension means God our Father also is grieved (cf. Ephesians 4:29-30).