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Daily Devotional

If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, behold, all things have become new."

2 Corinthians 5:17

     What do we really understand about the salvation of our soul?  The work of salvation means that in your real life things are drastically changed.  You no longer look at things in the same way.  Your desires are new and the old things have lost their power to attract you.  If you still yearn for the old things, it is absurd to talk about being born from above - you are deceiving yourself.  If you are born again the Spirit of God makes the change very evident in your real life and thoughts.  And when a crisis comes, you are the most amazed person on earth at the wonderful difference there is in you.  There is no possibility that you did it.  It is the complete and amaing change that is the very evidence that you are saved.

     What difference has salvation made in your life?  Can you stand in the light of 1 Corinthians 13 or do you squirm trying to avoid the issue?

     True salvation in us is worked out by the Holy Spirit, and as long as we "walk in the Light as He is in the Light", God sees nothing to rebuke because His life is being worked into every detail of your life, ultimately setting you free.

     Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God.  Matthew 3:8