How do you feel about the Christian concept of change?
“If any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.” (2 Corinthians 5:17) .................................................................................
......Being a Christian is not just a matter of getting something; it's a matter of being someone. A Christian is not simply a person who gets forgiveness, who gets to go to heaven, who gets the Holy Spirit, who gets a new nature. A Christian, in terms of our deepest identity, is a saint, a spiritually born child of God, a divine masterpiece, a child of light, a citizen of heaven. Being born again transformed you into someone who didn't exist before. What you receive as a Christian isn't the point; it's who you are. It's not what you do as a Christian that determines who you are; it's who you are that determines what you do (2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 2:10; 1 Peter 2:9, 10; 1 John 3:1, 2).
- Sax MLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
That's cool and all, but most of the Christians I meet are some of the worst people on the face of this earth.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
It's good to have you here on Yahoo answers. Many more Christians need to stand up to the many false teachings found on here. Plus there are some that want real answers from the true word of God, the Holy Bible. God bless you.
- Bob TLv 61 decade ago
This concept of change is called sanctification. It begins with the dramatic change of becoming saved/born-again/a Christian. Our sinfulness did not disappear at that point, but we are gradually being conformed to being like Jesus Christ. We will not know perfection in this life. Those who expect to see that in this life are mistaken. However, our active part in the sanctification process calls for us to strive to be Christ-like each day. That is positive change worth striving for.
- UlrikaLv 51 decade ago
Change is not easy, to be Christlike is a goal but we all struggle to get even close. Christianity is not a religion, it is a relationshoip with Jesus, the way of life. Paul is talking about how to become a Christian and what it is about. Half brother of Jesus is telling what is expected of you once you already are Christian.
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- AntaresLv 61 decade ago
Gods message has always been the same bro.
When you believe in a God you have 2 rules to abide by:
1. Must believe in that god and none other.
2. Must put urself to him in servitude.
And that about sums all of the religions for ya (apart from satan worshippers)
- Anonymous1 decade ago
And all these are reasons why Christians have such a holier-than-thou attitude.
- festeringhumpLv 41 decade ago
Sounds a lot like evolution to me.