• “Faith’s most severe tests come not when we see nothing, but when we see a stunning array of evidence that seems to prove our faith vain.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Transformation by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 04/28/11

 

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Some churches have started having “Harvest Parties” in October, where kids can dress up in costumes and have fun. But that’s not the only time people wear costumes to church.

Some people are selfish, angry, bitter, and lazy all week. Then they put on a “good Christian” mask before coming to church. But that costume doesn’t make them more like Jesus.

Imagine a girl in a butterfly costume. It may be cute, but it doesn’t make her a butterfly. On the other hand, when a caterpillar wraps itself in a cocoon and emerges as a butterfly, real transformation has taken place. That’s what Christ offers us—real transformation.

Permanent transformation is what Christ offers us. Second Corinthians 3:18 says, “We . . . are being transformed into his likeness.”

Are you ready to be transformed? Then take off your mask, confess your sin, and ask God to make you like Jesus.

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

 

Share to Google Plus

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

  • “He never gives you more than you can bear. Every burden prepares you for eternity.” – Basilea Schlink

Copyrighted works are the property of the copyright holders. All works are shown free of charge for educational purposes only in accordance with fair use guidelines. If we have inadvertently included a copyrighted work that the copyright holder does not wish to be displayed, we will remove it within 48 hours upon notification by the owner or the owner’s legal representative.

Verse of the Day

Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away. — Matthew 24:35 (NKJV)

Recent Comments

Return to Homepage