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HELLO FRIENDS: 01.01.15 – Change

Hello Friends,

It’s been said that only a baby with a wet diaper likes change.

Without a doubt transition can be difficult. Starting a new job, playing with a different team, or experiencing the physical and emotional changes that come with growing older can all be a struggle.

God is all about change though. The Bible calls us to “repent and turn” (John 4:17) and demands that we become a “new creation in Christ “ (2 Corinthians 5:17).  We’re even challenged by Jesus to be “converted and become as little children” (Matthew 18:3) in order to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Change is required.  Change is good.

Change keeps us fresh.  It cultivates a dependence upon God.  It sure keeps things stimulating, rather than life-less and boring. Admit it:  who really wants life to be that way? So, commit yourself to always keep growing, changing and becoming all that God would have you become.

Here are some “change concepts” to consider as we freshly enter 2015:

• Listen to a different style of music for a month.
• Read a different version of the Bible.
• Sit in a different seat and section at church.
• Eat some food that you’ve never tried before.
• Introduce yourself to someone you don’t know in the hopes of making a new friend.

Change is good. As a matter of fact, it is wonderful.  Jesus went to the cross so that we could experience the greatest change of all…salvation…a change of heart.

Blessings on this new year…a year of change!

John

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1 Comment

  1. Londa Steele on January 4, 2015 at 9:02 pm

    I am no longer getting the Hello Friends. Can you add my email back in please.

    Thanks!

    Londa