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January 11. 2012

posted Feb 2, 2012, 6:15 AM by Olivia Russ
D'edra Y. Armstrong
A Godly Perspective on Change
D'edra Y. Armstrong

If there is anything certain in life, it is change. If we could design our own lives, they would be filled with all that we want and nothing that we don’t want. Life, however, doesn’t work that way. Life is about growth and progression. Flowers bloom and fade; seeds sprout and grow; butterflies undergo four distinct life cycles; and the list goes on. The bible is full of examples on transformation. A notable record is found in II Corinthians 5: 17—"Therefore, if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; Behold, all things are become new." Note here that the scripture signifies that a process takes place. To grow, we must undergo change both physically and mentally.

Newburgh Theological Seminary

But why do we resist change? As Christians, many of us find it difficult to accept change in our lives, even though we... (Continued)