DCLM Daily Manna 13 January 2021 – A New Creature
Subject: A New Creature
Text: Galatians 6:11-18 (KJV)
11 Ye perceive how enormous a letter I have composed unto you with mine own hand.
12 As numerous as want to cause a reasonable for shew in the substance, they compel you to be circumcised; just in case they ought to languish mistreatment over the cross of Christ.
13 For neither they, at the end of the day, who are circumcised keep the law; however want to have you circumcised, that they may magnificence in your tissue.
14 But God disallow that I should magnificence, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is killed unto me, and I unto the world.
15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, however another animal.
16 And as numerous as stroll as indicated by this standard, harmony be on them, and benevolence, and upon the Israel of God.
17 From consequently let no man inconvenience me: for I bear in my body the signs of the Lord Jesus.
18 Brethren, the finesse of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your soul. So be it. (To the Galatians composed from Rome.)
Key Verse: “For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, however another animal” (Galatians 6:15).
The nineteenth century scholar, Soren Kierkegaard, recognized two sorts of religion – Religion An and Religion B. The first is “confidence in name as it were”.
It is the act of going to chapel without certified confidence in the Lord. Religion B, then again, is a daily existence changing, predetermination evolving experience.
It is an unequivocal obligation to the executed and risen Savior, which sets up a connection between an excused heathen and a generous God.
Messenger Paul in our content summed up his epistle to the Galatians.
He helped them to remember the main point of his compositions – to caution the Galatian converts of the misrepresentation and blunder of bogus conservatives who were supporting a re-visitation of circumcision and recognition of Jewish functions before one could be saved.
He accentuated the need to turn out to be new animals by confidence in Christ’s done work at Calvary instead of strutting void religion and observances that can’t save.
He submitted them unto the beauty of God while petitioning God for the conservation of their confidence.
The individuals who trust in outward religion without internal change are available in our day. They market what they allude to as “statements of belief” and include in practices and ceremonies that can’t change the individuals who are occupied with them into new animals.
The fallen angel will be charmed to have individuals ostensibly dedicated to religion while living a deep down bad and crushed life.
In the event that we are to deliver veritable devotees, passionate of benevolent acts, who go about as salt and light in our bad world, we should lecture and lead individuals into the experience of the new birth.
What’s more, as devotees, we are called to disregard all endeavors of strict individuals to pull us away from the certainty and confirmation we have in Christ.
Thought For Today: Christ came to restore a connection among God and man and not to set up a religion.
DCLM Daily Manna was composed by Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi; is the organizer and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church arranged at KM 42 on the bustling Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.
STEPS TO SALVATION
1. Concede that you are a delinquent. “For all [humans] have trespassed, and misses the mark concerning the brilliance of God….[and] the wages of wrongdoing is demise; yet the endowment of God is interminable life through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 3:23)
2. Atone now. “Apologize ye consequently, and be changed over, that your wrongdoings might be scratched out …[for] on the off chance that we admit our transgressions, he is reliable and just to pardon us our transgressions, and to purify us from all profaneness ” (Acts 3:19, 1 John 1:9)
3. Accept that God loves you and Jesus passed on for you. “God commendeth his adoration toward us, in that, while we were yet Sinners, Christ passed on for us” (Romans 5:8)
4. Welcome Jesus into your life through supplication of confidence. Jesus says, “View, I remain at the entryway, and thump: if any man hear my voice, and open the entryway, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me” (Revelation 3:20)