Episode 28

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12th Sep 2020

Ephesians 4, Part 2

Have You Crucified Your Old Life?

By Tammy Lacock

“But ye have not so learned Christ.” (Ephesians 4:20 KJV)

In Ephesians 4, Part 2, Warren Litzman delves deeper into Paul’s message in Ephesians 4:20 that learning Christ means living Christ as our new life. Christ now lives in us and wants to be our very life but do we even know that? Once we come to the revelation of Christ as our life, the Holy Spirit comes in and renews and changes our minds. In our minds, we are holding on to an old life that is no longer necessary as Christians, or Christ persons. It doesn’t mean we give up our professions or studies but we crucify our old ways of thinking, our old minds, and allow the Holy Spirit to do his most important work of teaching us Christ, the Christ that is now in us. We must give our minds over to Christ so he can now come through us. 

Through Paul’s epistles and the work of the Holy Spirit we begin to stop participating and living with the Satan nature that began with Adam and Eve’s disobedience in the Garden of Eden. We are free of this sinful nature by the blood of Jesus Christ. As believers, this Satan nature is exchanged with Christ’s nature and we become “new creations” in Christ. 

As we grow up in Christ and learn Him, we begin to understand what Paul states so explicitly in Galatians 2:20 (KJV) “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”

And in Romans 6:6 (KJV), “Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.”

Out with the old and in with the New! That’s the Christ Life!

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About the Podcast

Loving the Christ-life!
Warren Litzman teaches life in Christ, the Christ-life, the gospel of grace taught by Apostle Paul..
Warren Litzman teaches the Christ-life, the liberating life available when the born-again believer realizes the Spirit of Christ living within is his/her only righteousness and only life. This gospel of grace taught by Paul frees us from sin and law, shifting our focus from self to Christ, relieving us from stressing over perfecting self by works and the guilt and condemnation that follows our inevitable failure at self-righteousness. It leads us into a much more personal, intimate relationship with our heavenly Father as born-again children of God, joint-heirs with Christ.

Christ-life Fellowship is a 502(c)(3) non-profit Christ-centered ministry serving worldwide. You’ll find Warren's books in the Christ-life store (www.christ-life.org/store) and Warren's teaching library at www.grace-media.net.
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Brad Wilson

Brad Wilson is an award-winning broadcaster and film producer who hosts the weekly “Loving the Christ-Life” podcast. In 1971, Brad met Warren Litzman and was introduced to the “in-Christ” message. He and Warren remained friends until Warren left this earth in 2019. The message, which Brad still studies, changed Brad’s life forever, just as it’s done and continues to do with countless other lives around the world. He’s honored to be hosting this very important podcast.