Wednesday, January 12, 2011



Wow, look at that precision!! Very carefully, these Air Force pilots have created the illusion of a mirrored image, only it is very, very real. Note that the pilots cannot see each other. This cannot be done on a trial/error methodology. They must plan before attempting.

I searched for such a photo when I thought of writing a blog about the book Second Daughter bought me for Christmas, “Changed into His Image: God’s plan for transforming your life.,” by Jim Berg.

First paragraph of first chapter is exactly what one would expect:

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. (Romans 12:2 KJV)

You gotta know it’s not easy when the book has 350+ pages, a bibliography of three pages and scriptural references that cover ten pages. I also received (a bit by accident) the student book that accompanies this marvelous training tool.

I’ve only scanned the book, haven’t started the study at this point. I believe I need to give serious thought to what I believe He is like. If I’m going to work toward His image, what do I see?

Just recently we’ve looked at Him as the Good Shepherd. We’ve read of Him as the light of the world. We know Him as the Word that was in the beginning. He told the woman at the well who He was:

The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things. Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am he. (John 4:25-26 KJV)

He healed with a touch. He healed from a distance. He raised the dead. And we are expected to be His image. Tall order! But, He has explained who makes this happen.

But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible. (Matthew 19:26 KJV)

I don’t know how much from the book I will be posting – and it may take me a while to go through because I intend to use the Student Workbook I received, too.

Want to work through it, too? Be transformed?

1 comment:

  1. Hi Grammy Blick -

    Thank you for this.

    Truly, we must steadfastly strive to be transformed...indeed our minds need renewal daily.


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