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Tag: Renewal

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New Life
Laura Sweet

The New Jerusalem

Read: Revelation 22:1-14 They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. (v. 4) Think about the great nations of the world, and you will probably

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Laura Sweet

A New Body

Read: 1 Corinthians 15:48-58 This mortal body must put on immortality. (v. 53) Eventually, everything will wear itself out. Cars, refrigerators, your smartphone and your favorite pair of jeans—they will

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New Life
Laura Sweet

A New Future

Read: Isaiah 25:1-9 He will swallow up death forever. (v. 8) We have looked at what God has done for us to make us new creations in Christ, and what

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Laura Sweet

A New Hope

Read: 1 Peter 1:1-9 He has caused us to be born again to a living hope. (v. 3) In his 1986 memoir, Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea, Steven Callahan

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Laura Sweet

A New Lifestyle

Read: Ephesians 4:17-32 To put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life . . . (v. 22) Last year my youngest daughter, Meredith, adopted a

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Laura Sweet

A New Commandment

Read: 1 John 4:7-21 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God. (v. 7) The night before he was crucified, Jesus gathered with his disciples to observe

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New Life
Laura Sweet

A New Mission

Read: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ. (v. 20) God has renewed us in so many ways! He has given us new hearts and new minds, and

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New Life
Laura Sweet

A New Family

Read: Romans 8:12-25 You have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” (v. 15) Jesus once told his followers, “Everyone who has left houses

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New Life
Laura Sweet

A New Song

Read: Psalm 40 He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. (v. 3) Life is not a musical; we do not spontaneously burst