Those who belong to
Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their sinful nature to his
cross and crucified them there. (Galatians 5:24 NLT)
In order to accept Christ as Savior, we need to turn from
our sins and willingly nail our sinful nature to the cross. This doesn’t mean,
however, that we will never see traces of its evil desires again. As Christians
we still have the capacity to sin, but we have been set free from sin’s power
over us and no longer have to give in to it. We must daily commit our sinful
tendencies to God’s control, daily crucify them, and moment by moment draw on
the Spirit’s power to overcome them (see 2:20; 6:14).
amazed at how these scriptures follow on. It’s obviously God’s way of saying
told you yesterday that there were things that I did wrong, and made wrong
choices. Becoming a Christian was a correct decision. The big thing, like I
said before, is that everything in life is a call to action. We all have to
take action and make the right decision. That is what I did. I took
action it was a huge adaption and today I am better for it.
through His Son gave us the opportunity to nail our sins to the cross. That
opportunity is available to us all. All we have to do is take action. It’s that
just like the scripture says we won’t be perfect up front but you can crucify
your daily challenges and trust God to cleanse you daily.
you have to do is trust God and his Son and take action. Accept Jesus as your
I pray that you will help me touch people with your Word and that they will
take the right action. I pray this all in Jesus name. Amen.”