The New and Living Way

Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which He consecrated for us. (Hebrews 10:19-20)

Here, life under the new covenant of grace is described as the “new and living way.” This could be contrasted with the “old and dying way” of attempting to live under the old covenant of law. The “newness” of grace is not really a matter of time sequence, because the grace of God actually precedes the law in man’s history with God. The “tree of life” in the garden of Eden was God’s provision of grace for Adam and Eve. The promises of God to Abraham, given hundreds of years before the law, depended upon the faithful grace of God, not the legal performance of Abraham.

The “newness” of grace is its every day freshness and vitality. Day by day, by the grace of God, fresh measures of life are abundantly available to those who look to the Lord as their supply. This makes life with God fresh and new every day.

Under the old covenant, only one person, the High Priest, could enter into the intimate presence of God, the Holy of Ho lies. Furthermore, this was only allowed one day a year. Such limited access would certainly “get old” in the hearts of all who hungered after the living God.

Now, under the new covenant of grace, every believer in Jesus, our great High Priest, can confidently approach the Lord personally any moment of every day. “Having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus.” Through the shed blood of Jesus Christ, which forgives all of our sins, we can speak to the Lord and enjoy His presence in our lives continually.

Jeremiah gave some early insight into this kind of fresh and vital relationship with God. “Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassion fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. ‘The LORD is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘Therefore I hope in Him! ‘” (Lamentations 3:22-24).

The Apostle Paul wrote profoundly concerning such “newness.” “But now we have been delivered from the law, having died to what we were held by, so that we should serve in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter” (Romans 7:6). This the “new and living way

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Righteousness through Christ in Sanctification

Righteousness through Christ in Sanctification

For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh, that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. (Romans 8:3-4)

How wonderful it is to be “justified freely by His grace” (Romans 3:24). Yet, what disappointment and discouragement awaits us, if we do not learn that God desires to sanctify us freely by His grace as well. This plan of God, as we should expect, hinges upon the work of Jesus Christ.

In matters of justification, as well as sanctification, the law has a weakness. This weakness is that natural human resources, the flesh of man, cannot live up to the standards of God. Thus, to accomplish what the law could never accomplish the Father sent his Son. “For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son.”

Jesus came as a man and died on the cross to eradicate the consequences of sin. This death of Christ certainly provided justification for all who would believe in the Lord Jesus. Yet, the next verse reveals that through His sacrificial death on the cross progressive, practical sanctification is available day by day through faith in the Lord. “That the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.”

The word “walk” makes Romans 8:4 a verse on sanctification, not justification. Justification takes place with the first moment of faith in Christ. Sanctification continues step by step, day by day, throughout the life of a believer.

Think of this grand truth. God’s grace provides a way “that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us.” Remember, that heavenly demand is “be holy,” be like Christ. This transformation of life takes place daily in the life of any believer who does “not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.” If we renounce the natural resources of man and trust in the Lord Jesus step by step through life, His Holy Spirit accomplishes His sanctifying work in us by the grace of God.

O Lord of compassion and generosity, what bountiful grace You offer to us, grace that justifies and grace that sanctifies. How foolish and unnecessary have been my futile attempts to fulfill the lofty requirements of Your holy law by my own feeble efforts. Father, how thrilling and encouraging to see that You have provided a gracious and effective way for me to grow in Christ likeness. This day I place my hope for godly progress in the irreplaceable work of Your Holy Spirit in me, in Jesus name, Amen.

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Prophetic Declaration Of The Year By PASTOR EVANGELIST OSINAKACHUKWU WISDOM OKORO

As You Are About To Match Into A New Year In The Month Of January 2017 In The Name Of Jesus Christ You Shall Encounter God With UnLimited Grace That Will Grant You The Access To Operate In The Supernatural that will produce double BreakThrough In Your Spirittal Life, Ministry, Career, Business, Finance, Academic, Marriage/Marital Status, And Every Areas Of Your Live Shall Receive The Light Of God Which Everyone Related To You Shall Be A Partaker Of God’s Blessing in Your Life In Jesus Name. Amen!

Peace Be Unto You And Your Household my
Yours Beloved!
Pastor Evangelist Osinakachukwu Wisdom Okoro
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A New Anointing

The Anointing of
*#GRACE #BREAKTHROUGH
*#WISDOM #JOYFULNESS #SUCCESS #MOTIVATION #WISER #PEACE #FRUITFULNESS #MARKETING #FAVOUR #GREATNESS #FAITH #KNOWLEDGE #GOOD_READER AND Many more….. Has been released To you now in the name of Jesus christ. Congratulations my beloved sister for a glorious year which God has beautifully made to be a unique year in you today. May the Grace of God never lack in you to move higher and manifest the plans of God in you. Peace be unto you!

Your Testimony this have documented by God!

This week i decree that God’s Favour must locate you and whatsoever you seek in the Name of our Jesus Christ YOU must find. Open doors everywhere for you in the Name of Jesus Christ. Amen. Peace be unto you All in this new Week of your Laughter of Happiness & Joy-Unspeakable!!!
This week have come and the month of Auguest is most expired, looking forward to get the best is good but getting the best without happiness involved in it may cause Solo in you. Now as you are moving forward to get the best of your choice with a joyfull heart Let the presence of God sent forth His Angels to take charge over you and your household…………. Prayer………….. Please do share to impact life!

UNDERSTANDING THE LIFE OF CHRIST JESUS. PART1A

UNDERSTANDING THE LIFE OF CHRIST JESUS PART1A. According to the word of God we all know it clear that Christ is a merciful God. John.3:16, for without him we won’t been seeing the way we are seeing each other. Which means it is vital to be in #LOVE with Christ day and night. Joshua.1:8, psalm. 92:1-5. So indeed
For you to be success in life you #MUST work away with the following. 1. Eyes service, 2. Fear, 3. Shame, 4. Selfishness, 5. Lies, 6. Unrighteousness, 7. Disobedience, 8. Stealing and many more you know which are dangerous in our spiritual life today. 1john.5:4, so as we are born of God We are expect to #Be_Like_God. Day and night and to be sure that when ever we are called for the presence of God we make sure we are sensitive and spiritual minded. Praised God! Psalm. 45:1-10, Isa. 60:1-6, 1cor. 12:1-end. Hab.2:2, 1john. 5:2. And be a wise child Of God! James.1:5