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Be not conformed to this World – Romans 12:2

by Jim Jamison

Romans 12:2 reminds us of the importance of the mind in living the Christian life. The phrase, “Do not be conformed to this world” indicates the battle for the mind that is taking place in the heart of each person. The verb here “conformed” is a passive imperative, the passive indicating that conformation is something […]

Renewing your Mind – Romans 12:2

by Jim Jamison

When I came to understand the salvation offered to me by Jesus Christ, I was immediately transformed out of darkness into light. I was born again, into a living hope, and that transformation was immediate and complete. However, one of the things I quickly understood, was that my knowledge of the Word of God was […]

A living Sacrifice – Romans 12:1-2

by Jim Jamison

As we consider Romans 12:1-2 we are reminded that the living sacrifice we are to offer the Lord who died for us is the willingness to surrender to Him all our hopes, plans, and everything that is precious to us, all that is humanly important to us, all that we find fulfilling. The reason for […]