Overcoming the effects of the Fall and being restored to
God's original and good creation purposes.
- 5. To regain a former state by liberation from capture or
- That they may recover themselves out of the snare
of the devil. 2 Tim. ii.
Webster's 1st ed., 1828
The Greek word used there, "ananepho" actually
means to "return to a state of soberness, as from a state
of delirium or drunkenness." (Expository Dictionary of
New Testament Words, W. E. Vine, pg. 263).
The Image of God
Marred by the Fall
Is Being Restored in Me
And we know that all things work together for good to those
who love God, to those who are the called according to His
purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be
conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn
among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have
kept Thy Law.
-- Psalm 119:55
This isn't that New Age
"Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??