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2 Corinthians 5:17.  Series Real Followers, pt.2

The cleansing that comes from believing in God is a continuous process.  Becoming more like Christ is not instantaneous.  One reason that some Christians struggle with growing as a disciple is that it requires change.  For some, “change” is a dirty word.

There are some things in life that have had to change for me over the years.  For example, as a boy my favorite breakfast was cinnamon-sugar toast.  I’d make 4 pieces of toast, let them cool a bit so that I could pile on more butter, add a layer of sugar about 1/4 inch thick on top of that, then coat that with enough cinnamon so that you couldn’t tell how much sugar was piled there (in case Mom walked in).

This morning, I had some whole grain, multi-grain, all wheat some kind of good for you bread.  I chased that down with some sort of healthy cereal.  I don’t know what it was, but it had some grain in it too that had no taste but made up for it in hardness.  My teeth still hurt from whatever that crunchy stuff was. Read the rest of this entry »