Presentation on theme: "What Does A Changed Life Look Like?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What Does A Changed Life Look Like? HOLYTRANSFORMATIONWhat Does A Changed Life Look Like?
2 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV)“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”
3 “Christians” Aren’t Changing Their marriages deteriorate.Their families fail.Personal lives are filled with sins.PornographySmoking, Drinking, CursingUnfaithfulness to spouseLack of spiritual enthusiasm
4 How can we claim that Christ makes a difference in our lives when our lives don’t look much different from the rest of society?
5 We Are To Be Transformed Romans 12:2 (NKJV)“2And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”
6 To Fashion or Shape Like Another We Are To Be TransformedTo Fashion or Shape Like AnotherRomans 12:2 (NKJV)“2And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”
7 Allowing Ourselves To Be Transformed We Are To Be TransformedRomans 12:2 (NKJV)2And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.Allowing Ourselves To Be Transformed
8 Transformed Greek word Metamorphoo Requires the involvement of God. “to morph or change”MetamorphosisRequires the involvement of God.
14 What Is Morphing? Greek noun Morph Refers to the unique form or nature of something
15 Philippians 2:6-7 (NKJV)6who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, 7but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bond-servant, and coming in the likeness of men.
16 What Is Morphing? Greek noun Morph Greek word Morphoo Refers to the unique form or nature of somethingGreek word MorphooRefers to the internal form or essence of a person
17 Galatians 4:19 (NKJV)19My little children, for whom I labor in birth again until Christ is formed in you,
18 We All Long To Morph John 10:10 (NKJV) “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.”
19 We All Long To MorphMorphing is the ultimate goal that God has for us.From the time you obey the gospel, God uses every moment to conform you to the likeness of Christ.
20 Romans 8:29 (NKJV)“For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.”
21 Ephesians 2:10 (NKJV)“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.”
22 Everyone Wants To Morph Self-help books and seminars are rising in popularity“I want to be better”No one wants to fail.We often lack direction and encouragement.That comes from God!
23 Philippians 2:13 (NKJV)“for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.”
24 The Spiritual Metamorphosis There is birth.John 3:3-7
25 Romans 6:3-4 (NKJV)“Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? 4Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.”
26 “For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.” Galatians 3:27 (NKJV)“For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.”
27 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV)“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”
28 The Spiritual Metamorphosis There is birth.There is the process that leads to spiritual maturity.
29 Philippians 1:6 (NKJV)“being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ;”
30 Colossians 2:6-7 (NKJV)“6As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, 7rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.”
31 The Spiritual Metamorphosis There is birth.There is the process that leads to spiritual maturity.As you continue to grow you will become a part of the disciple making process.
32 Mark 16:15-16 (NKJV)“15And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. 16He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.’”
33 2 Timothy 2:2 (NKJV)“And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.”