What Does It Mean To Be a Born Again Christian?

Summary. To be a born again Christian you need to have accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior. Everyday a born again Christian must take on the mind of Christ and surrender completely to God. As a new man, a born again Christian is created in righteousness and holiness. When we are born again we now have God’s incorruptible seed in us. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures concerning being a born again Christian.

Jesus and Nicodemus Discussing Being Born Again

Jesus and Nicodemus
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A Born Again Christian is a New Man In Christ.

To be a born again Christian you need to have accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior. When you are in Jesus you are a new creature.

See Scripture Commentary: 2 Corinthians 5:17 advises us that if we are of Christ we are a new creature and old things have passed away.

A Born Again Christian is a New Man In the Image of Christ.

Everyday a born again Christian must take on the mind of Christ and surrender completely to God. Everyday he uses the Bible and Jesus’ example to become more like Christ.

See Scripture Commentary: Colossians 3:10 advises us that someone born again is a new man in the image of God.



A Born Again Christian Is A New Man, Righteousness and Holy.

As a new man, a born again Christian is created in righteousness and holiness. Through Christ the new man now has relationship with God.

See Scripture Commentary: Ephesians 4:24 tells us to put on the new man that is righteous and holy.

A Born Again Christian Is Reborn As Incorruptible.

When we are born again we now have God’s incorruptible seed in us. If we will completely surrender to God everyday, God’s word will live and abide in us forever.

See Scripture Commentary: 1 Peter 1:23 advises us that being born again makes us incorruptible by the word of God to live forever.