New Creations are:
I. Part of the ‘ekklesia’, the church, striving to be God’s holy people:
a. wafting a fragrance pleasing to God and an attractive aroma for their neighbors.
b. Never losing heart as they deliver the message of hope
II. Charitable toward others in their Christian relationships:
a.Offering the healing power of Christlike forgiveness.
III. Comforted by God and God’s Word, becoming channels of comfort to others;
IV. Know the power of resurrection in their circumstances:
a.Saying ‘amen!’ through Christ to God’s resounding ‘yes’ declared in the resurrection
b. Experiencing grace which sets them free from the slavery of sin
V. Know the power of prayer for the community by participating in its prayer life.
BIG IDEA: Abounding Through Christ
Christians and their church will experience NEW CREATION through God’s comfort abounding through Christ, as they patiently awaiting with firm hope God’s delivery from every peril.
Big Idea: Pleasing Aroma
New Creations say ‘Yes’ to God as they practice forgiveness and spread the pleasing aroma of Christ to God and our neighbors.
Big Idea: Unveiled Faces
New Creations reflect God's glory in their lives as they are transformed into Christ's image, from the ordinary into the glorious!