As Christians, most of us know we should be being transformed into the image of Christ by concentrating on things above. However, if we don’t know how to implement that practice in our daily lives, the biblical command can become frustrating and unattainable. Worse still, the media driven world in which we are immersed constantly focuses our minds on things below. Transformed investigates the process God uses to makes us more like Jesus through the renewing our minds.
Discover how the Holy Spirit helps us think in obedience to God’s word so that more Christlike behavior follows - and our feelings and desires align more with God’s will.
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Esther Engelsma is author of How Can I Feel Productive as a Mom? She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with her husband and three children. She also serves her church as an administrative assistant.
“Part of God’s transforming work in us involves the renewing of our minds. In Transformed, Esther Engelsma explores this renewal by looking at the importance of our thoughts and the role they play in steering our wills, desires, emotions, and actions. Because what we think about really does matter. Read this book and learn how the word of God shapes, directs, and renews our minds, transforming us into the image of Christ.” — Christina Fox, counselor, retreat speaker, author of A Holy Fear: Trading Lesser Fears for the Fear of the Lord
“In this outstanding book, which so carefully balances encouragement and exhortation, Esther Engelsma reminds us that ‘we were created to be discipled.’ So are Christians being conformed to the world or transformed into the image of our Savior? Reminding us of God’s sovereign intention to have His people grow in holiness, Esther Engelsma offers practical advice on how we should think about our responsibility in the renewing of our minds.” — Crawford Gribben, professor of history, Queen’s University Belfast