A New Heart

“A new heart will I give you and a new spirit will I put within you, and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you shall heed My ordinances and do them.”

Ezekiel 36:26-27

This is the working of the Holy Spirit within us as we receive Christs’ salvation.  There has to be a definite act of will on our part which requires our obedience and loyalty to Him (Ez. 36:11; 23-25).  We are to exchange our death for His life (Romans 6:23), our lack for His abundance (Matt. 6:33), our fears for His boldness (2 Cor. 3:11-12), and our defeat for His victory (1 Cor. 15:57), as we walk in the good life and glorify His holy name.

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"But you shall be called Hephzibah, My delight is in her." Isaiah 62:4