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Set Your Mind on Things Above

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Raised to Walk in Newness of Life

Keep seeking the things above.
Keep seeking Christ.
Set your mind on the things above - on Christlike things.
For we have died to the flesh. Our life is hidden with Christ in God.
Galatians 2:20–21 NASB95
“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me. “I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the Law, then Christ died needlessly.”

Because of the New Life - Our earthly body is dead to immorality, etc.

v. 6 - because of such things the Wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
We once walked this way. RUN DMC - Walk this Way
We resist now. We no longer have to - no longer should.
v. 8 another list of things to put away!
Footholds of Satan
Repetitive Behaviors can lead to STRONGHOLDS - addictive behaviors and lifestyles
2 Corinthians 10:4–5 NASB95
for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,
See Grayson County teachers in the last 18 months.
Where did that slow fade begin?
Church member in our former church.
v. 9 Do not lie, since you have LAID ASIDE the old self
v. 10 and have PUT ON the new self, who is being renewed to a true knowledge ACCORDING TO THE IMAGE OF THE ONE who created him.

V.12 - Chosen by God, holy and beloved.

v. 13 - bearing with one another
v. 13 - Forgiving each other, JUST AS The Lord Forgave you
PUT ON LOVE
v. 15 - Let the peace of Christ RULE in your hearts.
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