The Key to Overcoming Sin

The key to over coming sin is not found in trying harder, not found in weekly altar calls and commitments, it is not found in being in church, it is not found in serving with great devotion, it is not found in speaking in other tongues, and it is not found in extreme will-power.

I’ve posted this before and I’ll say it forever, “Jesus Christ is the solution to all problems private and public.”

The key to overcoming sin is found in Hebrews 12:1-2.

“…let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of God.” – Hebrews 12:1-2.

Laying aside weights and sin how? By “looking unto Jesus

We look to him with spiritual eyes, we look to him alone, we look to him with others… CONSTANTLY, this is church meetings, looking to Jesus together. This is private devotions, looking to Jesus.

Can you see him? Do you really know how to look to him?

Reality Series Part 1: The Death of Humanity

Are you ready for a quick dose of reality?

As far as God is concerned all of humanity from Adam & Eve has been killed on the cross of Jesus Christ.

Romans 6:6 knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be done away with, so that we would not longer be slaves to sin

Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now love in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself up for me.

The complete extinction of humanity from Adam legally happened at the cross of Christ and an entirely new creation began at the resurrection of Christ.

A new race of people, a new humanity has begun in Jesus Christ. He is the new Adam, and is now filling everything everywhere through his bride, the new Eve, the church. That old humanity is appointed for death, both individually and in each one of us as we crucify our flesh intentionally. This is the process of Jesus Christ filling all things.

The church living in the old humanity with the Life of Jesus is often and temporarily confused and distracted from her Lord but she wont be so forever. As she gradually sees him clearly, she will actually become in reality what God sees her to be now.

One more thing, if you have breath in your lungs there is still time to become a part of that new creation.  Reach out to me to talk more about this at collierak@me.com

Ongoing Transition, Overturning and Ruin

Did you know that we are in center of a massive transition? It is a continuous transition, it is massive in scope and is far beyond any one person’s lifetime. We are transitioning from a human centered world where Jesus Christ is a confusing side issue.  A religious footnote of history into a world where Jesus Christ […]

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