Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 16th August 2014 in Israel | Israel,war,politics,current events,Hamas,Gaza,promised land,New Covenant,Spirit and truth,worship,new creation
...e" by the Holy Spirit
The Kingdom of God is a new creation of a new people group, birthed by God's own Spirit
and not by natural means. To be "born again" means the old has to go; it has to die, which is precisely what Jesus and the Apostles taught (Jn 12:24; Luke 9:23-24; Mat 10:38; Gal 5:24; Col 3:1-7; Rom 6:11). We do this through faith in Jesus by putting away earthly things and desires which hinder our walk with God and life in the Spirit
until such a time that we physically die and go to new life eternal.
Until then though, we should strive to "regard no one from a human point of view" as Paul wrote, and remember that we are a ne...