There’s nothing like the joy on a child’s face as they open a toy, rip open the packaging and start playing with their brand new toy.
Let us not forget the joy of being brand new and remember what 2 Corinthians 5:17 tells us: “17 So then, if anyone is in Christ, that person is part of the new creation. The old things have gone away, and look, new things have arrived!”
In Christ the old has indeed fallen away, and we are a new creation set upon this Earth to spread the gospel message of God’s Love and Compassion for all.
Here’s a song by one of my favorite artists, Ben Rector, that get to the sense of being “Brand New.”