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Change has a process. Often times it’s not an easy one, but a necessary one.
If a caterpillar never spent time wrapped up and isolated in the cocoon, it never would turn into what it was designed to be—a butterfly.
For those that love to get comfortable and stick to a secure routine, the word “change” can make them cringe. Complacency brings satisfaction with the way things are and disinterest in wanting to make them better, often without awareness of the potential danger in remaining the same.
Is this perhaps the reason why people lack interest in God? Because they know it will require them to make changes in their lives? It’s easy to put it off and sweep it under the rug, but what about the consequences of a life separate from God?
We all can come to Christ and find ourselves lacking or in need, and as we come into relationship with Him we are just beginning the process of change—the cocoon of grace.
As we surrender to God we begin to evolve, caterpillar to butterfly. This beautiful metamorphosis is a daily and growing separation from the old life to the new life in Christ. Though this sanctification may take a lifetime, the process equips and qualifies us along the way to live with greater purpose, fulfilled and free from bondage!
“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:16-18[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column border_color=”” visibility=”” width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row]