The Circumcision of Christ (Part 2)

SERMON CV22

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KEY SCRIPTURE

For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
For as many of you as have been baptised into Christ have put on Christ.

Galatians 3:26-27

But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:17

For by one Spirit are we all baptised into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have all been made to drink into one Spirit.

1 Corinthians 12:13

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God.
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:1-3

In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:
Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

Colossians 2:11-12

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.

Romans 6:6

O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.

Romans 7:24-25a

I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.
What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.
But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:19-23

Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 5:1-2

For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers.

Romans 1:9

For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Philippians 3:3

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

Ephesians 5:22-24

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

Romans 8:7

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

Romans 7:18-20

Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

Romans 8:12-14

But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is therefore Christ the minister of sin? God forbid.
For if I build again the things which I destroyed then I make myself a transgressor.
For I through the Law am dead to the Law, that I might live unto God.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives 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.

Galatians 2:17-20

KEY PHRASES

The gospel of the grace of God

The meat of the gospel

The centre of your person is your spirit

When you believed Christ died for your sin, the Holy Spirit baptised you into Christ

When you believed Christ died for your sin, your spirit was baptised into Christ

You were baptised into Christ

A spiritual union was made between your spirit and Christ

You have a spiritual union with Christ

Your spirit got made in union with Christ

You are in Christ

Christ got your sin

You got Christ’s righteousness

You got the righteousness of God

You got the gift of righteousness

God declared you to be righteous

Your spirit was joined to Christ on the cross

Your spirit died with Christ

You died with Christ

Your spirit got raised with Christ

You were raised with Christ

Your spirit got born again of God

Your spirit has a holy nature

Your life is hid with Christ in God

The centre of your person is you

You are your spirit

Your spirit died to your flesh

Your spirit is no longer your flesh

God does not accredit the sinfulness of your flesh, to your account

The circumcision of Christ

The circumcision of Christ is a spiritual circumcision

The circumcision of Christ is when your spirit dies with Christ and is raised with Christ, and consequently dies to your flesh

From your spirit’s point of view, your flesh died when your spirit died to your flesh

From your spirit’s point of view, your flesh died

From your spirit’s point of view, your flesh has died, and therefore you have effectively put off the flesh

Effectively, you have put off the flesh

From your spirit’s point of view, your body of sin has been destroyed

Your body of sin has been destroyed

You have been rescued from your body of death

You have put off the body of the sins of the flesh

Effectively, your spirit has died to your sinful flesh

Effectively, from your spirit’s perspective, your sinful flesh has died

God sees you as your born again, holy self, in Christ

God sees you as your born again spirit, in Christ

Your spirit is the centre of you

Your spirit is your life

Your spirit has put off your sinful flesh

The centre of you has put off your sinful flesh

You have put off your sinful flesh

Any sinful acts done in the flesh, are not accredited to your account by God, because you have put off your sinful flesh

Sinful acts done in the flesh, are not accredited to your account by God

Your righteousness is sealed, through the circumcision of Christ

Your righteousness is sealed

Once you become a Christian, you stay righteous

You stay righteous

You stay righteous before God

You can’t spoil it

Trusting God that you stay righteous, is standing upon the gift of righteousness

Standing upon the gift of righteousness, is your fruit unto holiness

If you stand upon the gift of righteousness, you glorify God

When you first believed Christ died for your sin, you received the righteousness of God, and God was glorified

When you first believed Christ died for your sin, God was glorified

When you stand upon the gift of righteousness, God gets glorified again

When you stand upon the righteousness of God, God gets glorified again

Resting in the righteousness of God, is standing upon the gift of righteousness

Resting in the righteousness of God, is your fruit unto holiness

You are a new creation

Your spirit was born again

Your spirit is born again

Your spirit was born of God

Your spirit is holy before God

When God baptised you into Christ, a spiritual union was set up between your spirit and Christ

Your spiritual union with Christ, is a marriage union, in which Christ is the Head

Your spiritual union with Christ, is a marriage union

The church is the bride of Christ

Christ is the Head of your spiritual union with Christ

God has made the church to be in subjection to Christ

The church is subject to Christ

God has made the church submit to Christ

The church submits to Christ

When you believed Christ died for your sin, you became an individual member of the church

You are an individual member of the church

Your spirit was made in union with Christ

Your spirit was made to submit to Christ, because it is in a spiritual marriage union with Christ

Your spirit was made to submit to Christ

Your spirit was made to be in subjection to Christ

God made your spirit submit to Christ

Your spirit submits to Christ

Christ submits to God

Your spirit submits to God

God has made your spirit submit to Him

Your flesh is at war with God

When you believed Christ died for your sin, your spirit got baptised into Christ

When you believed Christ died for your sin, your spirit was crucified with Christ

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God killed the centre of your old person

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God killed your old person

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God effectively made the centre of your old person surrender to Him, by killing the centre of your old person on the cross

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God effectively made the centre of your old person surrender to Him, by killing the centre of your old person

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God effectively made the centre of your old person surrender to Him

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God effectively made your old person surrender to Him, by killing your old person on the cross

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God effectively made your old person surrender to Him, by killing your old person

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God effectively made your old person surrender to Him

When you believed Christ died for your sin, God made your spirit submit to Him

God made your spirit submit to Him

When you believed Christ died for your sin, victory has been achieved by Christ, in making your spirit submit to God

Victory has been achieved by Christ, in making your spirit submit to God

There is no work to be done by your spirit to surrender to God, because God has made your spirit submit to Him

There is no work to be done by your spirit to surrender to God

There is no work to be done by you to surrender to God, because God has made your spirit submit to Him

There is no work to be done by you to surrender to God

Your spirit has been made to submit to God

Your spirit does not have the job of submitting to God

Your spirit has been made to be obedient to God

Your spirit does not have the job of being obedient to God

Your flesh can’t serve God

Your flesh does not need to serve God

You have had your flesh cut off from you

You have had the circumcision of Christ

You have put off your sinful flesh, before God

You have put off your sinful flesh

You have had your body of sin destroyed

You have died with Christ

You are alive to God


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