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Chapter 11, Worship: Putting Our Beliefs Into Action

As First Baptist Church, Killeen, transitions what think to how we act in our study of BELIEVE, we have just finished ten weeks of study on what we believe. In other words, we have been putting on the mind of Christ. Being a Christian and becoming like Christ is a change of our spirit which impacts our soul (our minds, our hearts, our beliefs) which will affect our bodily behavior and our inner being.

     We now transition from part 1, what we believe, to part 2, how we behave. Being a Christian is transformation from behaving less and less like the world and becoming more and more like Christ. We are, as 2 Corinthians 5:17 says, a new creation, the old things have passed and new things have come. Ephesians 4:23-24 says we put on the new man with a renewed spirit of the mind. Colossians 3:9-10 says we put off the old anthropus and put on a new “humanity”. Elsewhere, Paul says the outer self is decaying but the inner self is being renewed (2 Corinthians 4:16). Acts 19:2 says we r…