Romans 7:9 I was alive once without the law, but when the commandment came, sin revived and I died. 10. And the commandment, which was to bring life, I found to bring death. 11. For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it killed me. 12. Therefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy and just and good. 13. Has then what is good become death to me? Certainly not! But sin, that it might appear sin, was producing death in me through what is good, so that sin through the commandment might become exceedingly sinful.
Paul was not talking about His physical life, if He was dead physically, he could not have written this. That may sound like an obvious point, but I want you to see that Paul is talking about his spirit. The Word tells us that the wages of sin is death. He said here But sin, that it might appear sin, was producing death in me. We know that he was not talking about his physical life at this point. Sin causes spiritual death.
— Webster’s Bible 1 Corinthians 1:18: “For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness; but to us who are saved, it is the power of God.”
When you are born again— you are born of incorruptible seed. THAT INCORRUPTIBLE SEED IS THE VERY LIFE OF GOD!
— Webster’s Bible 1 Peter 1:23: “Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.”
— Webster’s Bible John 5:26: “For as the Father hath life in himself, so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;”
The Father has Life. He has granted life to His Son, Jesus! This Life we are talking about is the ABSOLUTE LIFE OF GOD! The Greek word is Zoë- it means the absolute Life of God. Life as God has it. The Life of God in Jesus! It means ALL THE LIFE GOD HAS TO GIVE!
— American Standard 1 John 1: 1-3: ” That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we beheld, and our hands handled, concerning the Word of life (and the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare unto you the life, the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us); that which we have seen and heard declare we unto you also, that ye also may have fellowship with us: yea, and our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ:”
When you accepted Jesus Christ as your Savior that eternal life, that Zoë Life, came to dwell in you!
YOU BECAME A NEW CREATION – WITH THE LIFE OF GOD IN YOU! The Zoë Life – all the Life God has to give – comes into you and changes you! It remakes your spirit! Your spirit, the real you, is born again!
Old things are passed away! Your sinful nature is dead. You are a literal New Creature! A new spirit being – a God filled, Zoë Life, filled creature.
You have in you the absolute life of God. You have in you all the Life God has to give. This Zoë Life is the very life and nature of God! All the Life God has to give abides in you, forever if you have received Jesus Christ as your Savior.! You are a New Creature! You are new, the old has passed away!
If you want to know for sure that you are a child of God, and want to receive this life, then I would like to introduce you to my Lord, all you have to do is pray this prayer.
Dear Heavenly Father, I come to you in the name of Jesus. Your word says, “and the one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out.” (Jn.6:37), So I know You won’t cast me out, but You take me in, And I thank you for it. You said in your Word, “whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Ro. 10:13). I am calling on Your name, So I know You have saved me now, You also said, “that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes to righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.” (Ro.10:9,10). I believe in my heart that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. I believe He was raised from the dead for my justification. And I confess Him now as my Lord, Because Your Word says, ” with the heart one believes to righteousness” and I do believe with my heart, I have now become the righteousness of God in Christ. (2 Cor. 5:21), And I am saved! Thank You, Lord! I can now truthfully say, I see myself as a born again child of God!
Glory to God!!!! Amen.
NOW YOU ARE A NEW CREATION!
Read and Meditate on the Following Confession: Say it to yourself over and over until you get it into your spirit, (your inner man).
I have God’s Life in me! I have God’s Nature in me! I am a New Creation. Old things are passed away. My sinful nature is passed away. I have God’s nature in me – God’s nature is Righteousness and Love. I am the Righteousness of God in Christ Jesus. There is therefore, no condemnation to me, because I am in Christ Jesus, A New Creation! I have been created by The Life of God – in Righteousness, Holiness and Truth. I am the Righteousness of God in Christ and I walk in His Righteousness and Love Every Day! Glory to God amen.