"And be not conformed to this
but be ye
by the renewing of your mind,
that ye may prove what is
and acceptable, and perfect, will
Transformed To A Butterfly
all around us here in the Carolinas.
budding, grass is renewing its color,
are once again becoming a nuisance.
about the butterflies?
caterpillar you see is really a beautiful
might say, "but it isn't!
looks like a caterpillar."
is exactly what God does with us.
He comes to
us in our caterpillar status,
us to be butterflies.
that is what happens in nature, too.
caterpillar does become a butterfly.
For God has
given us this remarkable picture
goes into the cocoon as a worm,
comes out as
For it lives
part of its life in one state
and part in
Justification is instantaneous.
Sanctification is a long growth.
Justification is the act of God whereby
He takes a
man who is dead in trespasses and sin
within you the new life of Christ
and now look
upon you and see you just as perfect
as I see my
Son, Jesus Christ."
Justification is the act of God
declares an ungodly man to be perfect
while he is
It is as
extraordinary a thing as if you were able
to say that
the caterpillar is really a
When we have
Jesus in our hearts,
every thing beautiful!
"Lord Dictated Them"