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Spiritual Renewal

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. (Rom 12:2)

A New Year’s resolution is a promise people make to themselves to be better. For many people, the New Year is a good time for a fresh start. New Year’s resolutions are usually about living healthier, having more success, or finding satisfaction in life. Some common New Year’s resolutions are to lose weight, exercise more, learn a new skill, save money, etc. These resolutions are not of a religious nature. However, the New Year can be a time to reflect upon our spiritual growth and set a goal for spiritual renewal.

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Put on Christ

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. (Gal 3:27)

At political campaign meetings, people often wear a certain color of clothes (e.g. blue or red) to reflect their political stance or the party that they belong to. The clothes that we choose to wear often reflect our status, our values, and even our priorities. In the verse above, what does Paul mean by having “put on Christ”?

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