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|you have put off the old man
with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is
renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
"Look to Abraham your
father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased
I am a new man in Christ
|I am created in the Image of God.
I am being saved -- perfected -- attaining the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ -- and therefore I am the pinnacle of God's creation.
I am the slave of God; I have been bought from the demonic slave-traders, and the price paid for me is the life-blood of Jesus Himself.
I have been adopted into the Family of God.
No man has a higher calling than I.
I truly am capable of great accomplishments.
I have died to sin and am resurrected in Christ.
I am a new creature; the old man is dead and the new man within me is being nurtured and energized.
Christ is in me.
The sins of my old man have been atoned for by Christ. I do not punish myself in a futile quest for self-atonement.
I will not allow money-hungry propagandists to influence my choices through manipulative advertising which fills their coffers and depletes my life of the health and resources which God has entrusted me.
I will not allow Nazi bureaucrats to deprive me of life, liberty and the blessing (happiness) of God.
The sins of the fathers are not required from the sons. The sins -- real and imagined -- of people who lived centuries ago were tragic, but were not my sins. I learn from those who preceded me, but I will not be ensnared by their contemporary enemies, who seek to hobble me with their vengeance.
The Spirit is bearing fruit in my life:
|And we know that all things work together for good to
those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom
He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He
might be the firstborn among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept