Our fallen nature makes it hard for us to change. Living a Christian life is a gradual change over time. For this reason God is patient. The article below covers this and is good also for Christian Counseling training for those who wish to help others
“When God makes spiritual changes in one’s life they often occur gradually, not instantly, says Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren.
“The Holy Spirit will make changes in your life far beyond anything you thought possible, but they’re not going to happen overnight,” says Warren in a recent installment of Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope.
Warren explains that when Saddleback Church began its “Decade of Destiny” he prayed that with the help of the Holy Spirit and through the Word of God, as well as help from small groups, the church would become more”
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