New life in Christ 2

Christian Religious Studies SSS 1 First Term

Week 7

Topic: New life in Christ 2

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:   

1. Explain the meaning of new life

2. Characteristics of new life and need to stick to it


Meaning of New life

New life is a lifestyle that pleases God. It is a life that is built on the fear of God.

According to Paul, anyone who has acquired a new life in Christ will have some virtues that distinguish him/her from others still in the old life. He also laid emphasis on the sacrament of baptism, a rite during which the convert declares publicly his union with Christ. Baptism by immersion symbolizes that the new convert after being baptized, begins a phase of entirely new life, cutting himself totally from his former.... View More

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