We humans rather like our comfort zones, don’t we? It’s much easier when we don’t have to go through a personal metamorphosis. Today’s devotional, reposted from Rebecca Barlow Jordan, reminds us that change is part of the deal when you sign on to become a Christ Follower, but God’s got a plan and it’s good.
When God Wants Change
We don’t usually add change to our personal agendas. We’d love to write the scripts for our lives; unfortunately, that doesn’t happen. And when God includes the word change, He often means something different than we think.
What Does Change Mean to You?
What does the word “change” mean to you? Most of us, if we admit it, usually think about our circumstances, or those things that can affect us negatively in this world. Things like “government,” “personal health,” “personal finances,” “job,” “family,”or “difficult relationships,” may trigger a desire for some kind of change in our lives.
Everyone and everything else could change. But us? Hmm. That’s not usually my first thought. How about you? No matter what our circumstances, we’re not always interested in God changing us.
Does God Even Care?
It’s not that God doesn’t care about your circumstances. The God who created this world–and your own unique self–loves you so much He sent His own Son, Jesus, to die for you. He does care.
But God knows everything about us: our potential, our strengths, our weaknesses, our past, and our future. He has a plan read more
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