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    Pastor John Collins, Bringing Back God: Don't Look Back

     
    PASTOR JOHN COLLINS, BRINGING BACK GOD uses a phrase repeatedly through his blogtalkradio.com sermons and his church sermons. As a Christian, you aren't a recovering anything. You are just plain Christian. You are a new creature. In the Holy Bible, Ephesians 4:23-24 says "And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; and that ye put on the new man , which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness." (KJV). Philippians 3:13 it says "Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before." (KJV). And Colossians 3:9-10 says " Lie not one to anther, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; an have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him."

    These passages are from letters by Paul of Tarsus, encouraging those to whom he is writing to remember that once you become a Christian, you are a new person-new everything. This is exactly what PASTOR JOHN COLLINS, BRINGING BACK GOD means when he says you aren't a recovering anything. You are just plain you, a Christian you.Don't say you are a recovering alcoholic, you're not recovering, you are new in Christ. Don't say you are a recovering addict of anything (this can be drugs, food, cigarettes, whatever you are addicted to), you are the new you of Christ. You have given yourself a new life by accepting Jesus into your heart. You are finding your way to the cross, as PASTOR JOHN COLLINS says. Looking back at what you were, in a manner of worrying that you will go back to it or pick up those habits is of Satan. PASTOR JOHN COLLINSencourages you as a Christian to look at that life and use that experience to tell others what Jesus has done for you in your life. He helped you kick that addiction to whatever it was. Use that experience to help others find their way to salvation.

    If you have a question or want to speak to PASTOR JOHN COLLINS, you can email him at bringingbackgod@outlook.com. He will answer you. For more sermons by PASTOR JOHN COLLINS, go to www.blogtalkradio.com/pastorjohncollins. If you'd like to see what is going on within the church, go to the website at www.bringingbackgod.com.

    God bless you.

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