The power of the Gospel is transformative in nature.
“Transformative: causing or able to cause an important and lasting change in someone or something.”
With that being true, why is it so challenging to see the change we pray for and desire?
In his very first acts of ministry, Jesus unleashed the power of transformation.
Jesus healed the sick and cast out demons. However, very few encounters were the same. In fact, he said about some demons, “these only come out by fasting and prayer.”
Some transformation or change is more difficult than others. Change, in general, is resisted, some more aggressively than others.
In Jesus’ ministry, some situations were particularly difficult; other times, Jesus was frustrated with his disciples – his leaders, because of their lack of faith.
It’s not so different today.Read More