New Now.

Outline for sermon preached on January 27, 2019 as part of the “Happy New You!” series entitle “New Now.”


  1. Not all memories are good.
  2. Resolutions are actually Re-Solutions.
  3. Romans 7:18.
  4. The STRUGGLE with better is between knowing and doing.
  5. TEXT: 2 Corinthians 5:17.
  6. The SOLUTION is to be “In Christ.”
  7. We have the new now (Ephesians 4:24).
  8. In Christ means we must have a genuine relationship with Jesus.


  1. What is the change that happens when I get in Christ? (2 Corinthians 1:10)
    1. Positional change. This is Justification.
    2. Progressive change. This is Sanctification.
    3. Permanent change. This is Glorification.
  2. How do we get in Christ? (John 1:12-13)
    1. We do not get in Christ by our heritage.
    2. We do not get in Christ by personal desire.
    3. We do not get in Christ by man-made religions.
    4. We do not get in Christ by our works.
    5. Ephesians 2:8.
    6. We get in Christ by grace.
    7. We get in Christ through faith.
  3. When can we get in Christ?
    1. Today (2 Corinthians 6:2).