HIS ACCEPTED, ADOPTED CHILD

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by Neil Anderson

August 1

1 John 3:2 
Beloved, now we are children of God
 
Having a right relationship with God begins with settling once and for all the issue that God is your loving Father and you are His accepted, adopted child. That’s the foundational truth of your spiritual heritage. You are a child of God, you are created in His image, you have been declared righteous by Him because you trust that what Christ accomplished in His death and resurrection is applicable to you. As long as you believe that and walk accordingly, your daily experience of practical Christianity will result in growth. But when you forget who you are, and try to produce in your daily experience the acceptance God has already extended to you, you’ll struggle. We don’t serve God to gain His acceptance; we are accepted so we serve God. We don’t follow Him…

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