Galations 2


I’m not going to say too much this morning.  At New Day Lloyd Rindels opened quoting Galations 2:18-20 out of  The Mirror Translation.

18 Only a con artist will try to be a law-man and a grace-man at the same time!

19 My co-crucifixion with Christ is valid! I am not making this up.  In his death I died to the old system of trying to please God with my own good behavior!  God made me alive together with Christ.  How can any human effort improve on this!

20 The terms, co-crucified and co-alive defines me now.  Christ in me and I in him! His sacrificial love is evidence of his persuasion of my righteousness!

If you have read any of my blog in the past this is probably the common thread,  your identity is in him! He defines you not your actions or abilities. If I could do anything to attain a place of position before God the act of the cross would have not been necessary.

The law has been superseded by the cross.  We were co-crucified and our original identity was restored. Freely given, freely recieve it. Step into his grace, his freedom, his faith… A hard reset was done to this world at the cross. That relationship that God had with Adam in the garden (pre-sin) has been restored. Your redeemed innocence is restored.


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About Ben Kilen

I am a average guy father of 4. I don't claim any super powers or amazing talents. I do have a double jointed thumb and I have always hoped it would bring me wealth and fame but so far it hasn't. I am an eclectic music lover as long and by music current day main stream rap does not qualify as music. Anything that has one to two sentences hammered over and over with no melody or excessive auto tune does not qualify.

5 responses to “Galations 2”

  1. Prodigal Chick says :

    That did it right there, galations 2:18 – mirror trans – only a con-artist will try to be a law-man and a grace-man at the same time.
    That got my attention and jolted me right out of the lies from the accuser and the father of all lies!!! OH-MY-LANTA and WOW, this is HUGE and MAGNIFICENT!!!!! Thank you, thank God for you, Bless you!!!

  2. Prodigal Chick says :

    Reblogged this on Prodigal Chick and commented:
    I thank the Lord for the messages that this deciple delivers from the throne room of God. What a Blessing of The Lord!!

  3. Ben Kilen says :

    Thanks for the re-blog

    Read that verse and it just resonated inside me

    • Prodigal Chick says :

      You are welcome. God knows what I need to hear, how I need to hear and when I need to hear. I heard loud and clear!! You are the instrument with your ear to the Lord and the boldness to deliver His messages of faith, hope and love. God Bless you and yours!!!
      I still have a major deception to be rid of but with this marvelous breakthrough I can identify it with no confusion or noise.

  4. Sparrow says :

    What a wonderful word! I just found your blog and am just rejoicing that Christ defines me, not my works or abilities!

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