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Living Where You Do Not Belong

In Jesus’ prayer to the Father in John 17, He states that His disciples are not of this world, just as He is not of this world. How can that be? Were we not born in this world? Of course we were. But, we have been called out of this world (2 Cor. 6:17, 1 Pet. 1:13-15), and we have been purchased with the precious blood of Jesus (Acts 20:28; 1 Pet. 1:18.19). We do not belong to this world, or even to ourselves (1 Cor. 6:19-20). Continue reading