How Forgiveness Opens the Door to Transformation

How Forgiveness Opens the Door to Transformation

If you’re human you’ve been wounded. No one escapes. And when wounded, we do things and make decisions that result in more and deeper wounds. Without forgiveness healing doesn’t happen and you remain stuck. The only way out is through forgiveness. Forgiveness opens the door to transformation.

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Where Real Transformation Happens

Where Real Transformation Happens

As a follower of Jesus you are called to change. God has something better for you than the broken-down condition in which He finds you. You are powerless to make this change on your own, and yet God requires your deep investment in the process. So what’s your role? More than any other single thing, your role is to keep coming back to the place where real transformation happens.

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5 Questions to Get Your Transformation Back on Track

5 Questions to Get Your Transformation Back on Track

You believe that Jesus has something better for you. Your heart has felt the Holy Spirit put His finger on something and say, “This right here, it needs to change.” You know your anger, fear, lust, selfishness, bitterness, laziness, or greed is displeasing to God, and you want to do better. But it’s not happening. Why not? You would sure like to get your transformation back on track.

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Why Trying to Change Your Behavior Doesn’t Work

Why Trying to Change Your Behavior Doesn’t Work

What if you received Christ’s forgiveness, and then never committed a sin ever again? Suppose you never killed anyone, looked at pornography, told a lie, smoked a cigarette, or even so much as exceeded the speed limit for the rest of your life. Would that be enough? Would you be happy? Would God be pleased? I don’t think so. Working hard trying to change your behavior doesn’t work.

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From Christ’s Resurrection to Your Transformation

From Christ’s Resurrection to Your Transformation

Easter means nothing if you’re fully satisfied with the way things are. But if your heart, your emotions, your memories, your body, your marriage, your relationships, your character, your purpose, your future, your hope could use some transformation, then Easter is for you. If it wasn’t for Easter, giving up would be the only reasonable choice. Easter is the season when you can know again the path from Christ’s resurrection to your transformation. 

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