New Life in Christ
Written by Ptr. Art Ferriol
God loves you. He knows everything about you. The Bible says that there is joy in heaven over one sinner that repents. Through His Son, He has made you a child and joint-heir of His riches and like a good father, He takes great care of you: He protects, comforts, provides, teaches, nurtures, guides, loves, and desires your good. God is your Father!
This is the new reality of your life. You are now a new creation when you have accepted Christ as your savior and King.
Because Jesus has paid the debt for your sin you are now free to worship God and to get to know Him. If you want Him to, He will do the impossible in your life. The Christian life is not complicated at all when it is lived according to the laws found in the Bible. Don't be mistaken, this is not the life you have usually dreamt of, but it is one filled with joy and peace that only comes from Almighty God Himself.
Read the Holy Scriptures everyday. The Bible is God's word. It exists not to provide evidence of God's existence for it is already the manifestation of it. Through this book, God talks to you. It is like no other book in the entire world--it is living. You may not understand everything that you read the first time, but the Holy Spirit will help you to understand what you need to know.
Talk to God in prayer everyday. Prayer is just talking to God about whatever is on your heart. Some of the things you can do in prayer: praise God's Holy
Name for His goodness, thank Him for your daily provision, tell Him your concerns and problems, pray for others (your enemies, friends, associates and relatives), pray for yourself, pray for the government. This list is by no means
exhaustive. As you read the Bible, you will find that your prayers will mature because you'll know the will of the Lord and His ways.
Tell other people about Jesus. Sharing to someone about your experience of Christ makes you in a way a preacher even if you...
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