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Real Change

June 2, 2011

I am fascinated by the process of change in people. This is perhaps in part because I am aware of how much change needs to happen in me! Here is a paragraph from Tullian Tchividjian on the subject that I find helpful:

This means that real change happens only as we continuously rediscover the gospel. The progress of the Christian life is “not our movement toward the goal; it’s the movement of the goal on us.” Sanctification involves God’s attack on our unbelief—our self-centered refusal to believe that God’s approval of us in Christ is full and final. It happens as we daily receive and rest in our unconditional justification. As G. C. Berkouwer said, “The heart of sanctification is the life which feeds on justification.”

To read the whole article, click here.

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