God interrupted my new normal. He made it undeniably clear that His plans for me were different. Bigger. God’s intentions were for freedom — the freedom of His people, the women who were captives, slaves to their life-wounds.
Nobody gets through life without a past. Everyone God has used, is using now, or will use has a past.
The change true transformation brings is as different as life is from death, white from black, light from darkness.
Modernization is a good trend in human development but the unfortunate thing about Modernization is its vast means of running into human head.
No true transformation happens in your life without God’s action. I’m starting with the premise that Jesus came not only to forgive your sins, but also to bring you a whole new life.
It’s the moment we all face.
You can’t really stop evil people from carrying out their evil deeds. But you can overcome evil by doing the good, God-glorifying work that Christ has called you to do.
Jesus accepts you just as He finds you. Always. But He’s not satisfied with leaving you that way. Jesus did not only come to offer forgiveness.
One of my favorite passages of Scripture as a young Christian was 1 Peter 3:15 which reads,
Jesus said that we would all have trouble in this fallen world.