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THE NEWBORN KING: NEW

A contemplative reading for Advent.

If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

2 CORINTHIANS 5:17 ESV

Image by Brandon Inman

READ & RECITE

Read the full passage in 2 Corinthians 5.

Read 2 Corinthians 5:17 a second time, but aloud and slowly, allowing each word to sink in.


OBSERVE

Take a few moments and pay special attention to the key passage and accompanying image.

  • Look up the key passage in at least two distinct translations, then write the passage in your own words.

CONNECT

Look up the related passages provided and read each one. Notice and write down the words, phrases or ideas that connect to today's image and key verse.


ISAIAH 43:19 · EZEKIEL 36:26 · PSALM 98:1 · LUKE 22:20 · ROMANS 6:4


REFLECT

What new questions did this study bring up for you?

How does today’s reading resonate with your life? Your relationship with Jesus?

This study is based on a card from Behold: The Newborn King. Learn more about Behold Trading Cards, start collecting, and dive deeper through word studies and verse mapping on each card. Now available at fishcoin.press/behold



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