From: Sophereth at Kirjath Sepher
To: those who would be conformed to His image…to the great, costly, hewn stones…
. I am reposting a post from June 10, 2015 this morning. I believe that it is appropriate right here, where we are at today.
. a sculptor formed an exact likeness of Sir Winston Churchill out of stone. someone asked: How did you get such an exact likeness of Winston Churchill? the sculptor answered: I just cut away everything that wasn’t Churchill!
. loving anything or anybody more than Jesus had to be cut away!
. trusting anything or anybody more than Jesus had to be cut away!
. the love of money had to be cut away!
. the love of the world had to be cut away!
. the love of self had to be cut away!
. everything contrary to Him, everything conforming to the image of the earthly, had to be cut away!
. now. He has us right where He wants us.
. nothing left but Him.
. we are CHANGED into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord. 2Corinthians 3:18b.
. For whom He did foreknow He also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of His Son…Romans 8:29.
. …we shall also bear the image of the heavenly…1Corinthians 15:49b.
. …put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of Him that created him. Colossians 3:10.