Text: 2 Cor.5:17
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” [KJV]
Part 1: Understanding The Scriptures.
In Acts 8:29-35 we find a classical example of a situation in which a man read the Scriptures and never understood it. He needed an explanation, hence, Philip being sent by the Holy Spirit, “explained the Scriptures” to him. Take note that Philip didn’t decide to use an opportunity to preach Christ to the man, rather he explained exactly the scriptures the man was reading at that time – it was about the Christ, how he paid the price for sin. (See Isa.53).
In verse 30-31 the Bible says,
” Then Philip ran up to the chariot and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. “Do you understand what you are reading?” Philip asked.
“How can I,” he…
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