The fire destroyed everything: houses, barns, fields, and forest.Gone. Dead. Nothingness. There is nothing left to live for; my life is destroyed.Done. Empty. Nothingness. But God sent rains and sunshine into the nothingness left by the fire;the dying returned their nutrients to the ground in the ashes,and, out of the destruction, new growth appears. My… Read More
Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on your new nature, created to be like God—truly righteous and… Read More
Once you have accepted the invitation of the Gospel message through Jesus Christ, to mature so that my life is reshaped and transformed. I look up to God, and I look outward to those around me. We spent three chapters talking about our theology—what we believe about God and our relationship with him. Now it’s… Read More
So simple. 2 verses. Yet so hard. So hard that we can’t do it no matter how hard we try. And that’s Paul’s point. We can’t do it, but God has given us access to His strength and Himself in the form of the Holy Spirit who lives in us. We just need to quit… Read More
Paul packed so much into the first two verses of this chapter that I couldn’t fit any more into my thinking. Beloved friends, what should be our proper response to God’s marvelous mercies? I encourage you to surrender yourselves to God to be his sacred, living sacrifices. And live in holiness, experiencing all that delights… Read More
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 12:2
And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18, NIV Want to change you attitude? Ask God for help. He’s just waiting for you to ask.