Baptize Your Feelings
March 5, 2023
We were not intended to have ethical vices; instead, we were designed to live virtuous lives! But because of sin, our natural feelings (pain, fear, etc.) become sources of vices (anger, lying, slander, etc.). The work of Christ is to take us back to the "natural" state of humanity (as we were in Eden) through the work of the Holy Spirit.
But how do we allow the Spirit to work this change in our lives? According to Paul, it starts in the mind. The Holy Spirit offers to "reset" our minds, allowing us to react differently to the pains, fears, mistreatments, and deprivations of life.
Key Text: Colossians 3:8-11