Find New Life in Christ

Find New Life in ChristWhile secular psychology offers many self-improvement techniques, none produce the transformation God desires.  True heart change is only possible through our new spiritual birth—becoming a new creation in Christ—which produces lasting change.

The articles below will help teach you how to find new life in Christ. (Note:  Each article will open in a new browser window.  To return to this page after reading it, simply close the new window.)

Power for Life Change

Sometimes it’s a good idea to reflect on our behavior! Are we truly living the abundant life God has for us, or are we settling for less? One of the ways we can think about this is to ask ourselves, “Am I carnal or am I spiritual?” These are two biblical words with important implications. Knowing what these words mean, and understanding how they play out in our lives can determine the difference between having effective human relations and poor human relations. (read more)

What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?

Jesus declared, “I tell you the truth, no-one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.” (John 3:3)

Why do you need to be born again? What in the world does that mean? (read more)

Receive Christ

Jesus loves you. He offers you purpose in life, forgiveness for your sin, and eternity with Him in heaven. Beginning a personal relationship with Jesus is the most important decision anyone can make — a decision that has eternal significance. (read more) 

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How You Can Be Sure You Are a Christian

Millions of followers of Christ still remain unsure about their salvation. If you were to die tonight, are you confident that you would go to heaven? (read more) 

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Transformation through Spiritual Birth

How can you be born spiritually and begin a personal relationship with Jesus Christ? It is easy to stumble over the simplicity of what God offers us through His Son. You are born again or saved when you believe Jesus. He said that you have access to the peace of God through Him. The starting point is when you ask Him to invade your life…when you open the door and invite Him in.

He said: ”I will come in.” You either can or can’t point to a moment in your life when you made that decision. (read more)

Do I Accept What He Has to Offer?

Let me share this letter from a woman to her brother that she recently shared with me:

Dear Bill:

I don’t have to remind you of the problem Mom always was. How well you knew her self-pity, sarcasm, jealousy, suspicion, injustice, self-righteousness, and nagging that ended only in long periods of sulky silence. You rebelled openly, but my rebellion was silent. I buried the bitterness and resentment, but I buried them in the wrong place. I hid them in my heart and they have come back to torment me. Even after she died, I blamed Mom for making me the wretched person I was. (read more)

 

After the essential step of finding new life in Christ, the next step in heart change is to “Acknowledge Sin.” Click here or use the menu in the right column to learn how to acknowledge sin.