The Christian life isn’t meant to be effortless

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When we’re born again from above by the Spirit of God, the Lord makes a “new creation” of us (2 Cor 5:17). But when he accomplishes that radical, regenerating transformation of us, he does not eliminate our minds, our bodies, our emotions, our will or anything that’s a part of what makes us human. God’s grace doesn’t eliminate any of those things, instead he gives dramatically new purposes to them.

He calls us to live the Christian life with the full — though God-centered — use of our minds and judgment and everything else that is a part of our humanity.

Let go and let God?

The rest is at: https://pjcockrell.wordpress.com/2016/06/04/the-christian-life-isnt-meant-to-be-effortless/

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