The New Man Replaces Selfishness With Good Works
Bible Summary. When we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior we are a new man. The new man is in continual relationship with God. A new man knows God and is in constant fellowship with God. The evidence that the new man loves God is his good works. See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures in regard to being a new man in Christ.
Our New Man Is Formed in Righteousness.
A Christian Value. When we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior we are a new man. We began to take on Christian values because our new man is formed out of God's righteousness.
See Scripture Commentary: Ephesians 4:24 advises us to put on the new man that is created in righteousness and holiness.
A New Man Follows God and Does Not Follow His Own Way.
The new man is in continual relationship with God. The old man chooses sin and is in fellowship with the devil, the flesh, and the world. Separated from God, the old man cannot do good.
See Scripture Commentary: Romans 3:12 advises us that no one is righteous that does not follow God.
A New Man Shows He Knows God By Doing Good Works.
A new man knows God and is in constant fellowship with God. The evidence that the new man loves God is his good works. The new man does things that are in fellowship with God such as praying, helping the poor, loving his fellow man, and being patient with people.
See Scripture Commentary: Titus 1:16 advises us that are lack of good works is proof that we do not truly love God.
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.