with Jeremy Westcott –
“Behold, the former things have come to pass,
Now I declare new things;
Before they spring forth I proclaim them to you.”
Think of everything in your life that has already come to pass… and now God is saying ‘I declare new things’. Everything that is old has gone, everything that may have brought feelings of unworthiness, guilt and shame, and it has all gone because of the power of the cross.
The old things can no longer be of any use to us, if in fact they ever were. God has already decreed and declared for us a new place of relationship. We need to be aware that the old things have gone, so we can accept the new things which the power of Jesus’ resurrection has opened up for us.
As those who are called to rule and…
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