To be a Christian is to believe in and follow Jesus. It means both trusting in what he’s done and following his example. We are to both believe in him and to become like him.
Those who believe in Christ have been made new by Christ. Having been forgiven of their sins, they are to make every effort to leave the life they lived before Christ by embracing all that God has for them in Christ.
Jesus didn’t just save us from something, he saved us to something. We are not only delivered from the penalty of sin through Christ’s death and resurrection, we are also being delivered from the power of sin through the inner ongoing work of the Holy Spirit. For that reason, holiness should be the pursuit of […]