bits from bob....
My prayer is that every Christian might find renewal in personal spiritual lives, and that every church might experience renewal as it reaches out into the vastness of our world at the beginning of the 21st century. Romans 12:2 suggests that a part of renewal involves transformation or change. 2 Corinthians 4:16 tells us that renewal must not be merely external, but most involve our very being and who we are.
As each of us seeks spiritual renewal, let me remind you of these Bible truths.
God wants his people to grow! That means I, as a Christian, am in constant transition, and there is always trauma in transition. Therefore, I must choose. I either deal with the trauma or I cease to change. When I choose to cease transition, however, I also choose to cease growth.
A person, or a people, not in transition cannot grow. Let us resolve to live lives that reflect this truth: "God's still working on me....to make me what I ought to be...."
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