sifting through sin that the Lord's bringing to my attention; seeing, feeling, experiencing the deadness that sin brings.
thanking the Lord that He has made a way for me and that His promises quicken my heart to life from the death i deserve.
he promises newness.
a new heart.
"And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh."
a new spirit.
"Cast away from you all the transgressions that you have committed, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why will you die, O house of Israel? For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Lord GOD; so turn, and live."
a new song.
"He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God.
Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the LORD."
a new name.
"He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, with a new name written on the stone that no one knows except the one who receives it."
a new self.
"Put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness."
"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come."
2 Corinthians 5:17
i am dead and my life is now hidden with Christ in God. (Colossians 3:2)
HE is making all things NEW. (Revelation 21:5)