Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV

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New Creation

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Don’t you wish you could have been around when God created the heavens and the earth? What an amazing sight that must have been – everything was perfect. As beautiful as God’s creation is now, imagine how much more so it must have been before sin entered into the world. Our world has suffered since sin entered, and the human heart has been marred by that sin. Nothing is as God created it to be, and so, He set in motion a plan to do something about that. The plan isn’t just to make things better – the plan is to completely recreate it so once again it will be perfect – unmarred. That has already begun, the apostle Paul says. In 2 Corinthians 5:17 he writes “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone, the new is here!” The reason Jesus came was because He knew that He needed to create a new heart in every human heart. He would pay a great price for this – it would cost Him His life. Have you received the new heart He offers you? You can, right now, if you reach out to Him in faith.

These have been words from the heart.
Bob Beasley