I don’t need to add to this. Anybody who is unclear about the relationship between our old selves and our new selves only needs to read. Thanks, bro Tim
“Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.” Romans 6:18 (KJB)
Our master was once sin. We were enslaved to it, bound to do whatever the evil of our hearts desired. Sin kept us from doing the righteous thing; the thing that would bring honor and glory to God (Romans 3:23).
I am speaking of the redeemed, the regenerated believers, followers of Jesus Christ. We were one “dead in trespasses and sin” (Ephesians 2:1), but have been made alive through the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Righteousness in the Person of Jesus has become our new Master. We are no longer bound in the dregs, darkness, despair, and drudgery of sin; but we have been set free to do what is good, right, holy, and just. We can now walk with God, hear His voice, see Him work in our lives and in people…
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