Growth in his likeness
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Growth in his likeness by Jane Marie Murray

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Published by Fides in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Religious education -- Textbooks for teenagers -- Catholic authors.,
  • Christian ethics -- Catholic authors.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJane Marie Murray.
SeriesChristian life series -- Book three
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 388 p. :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18241915M
LC Control Number57011578

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  He takes chapters from some of his other books, unified by a theme, and delivers them as a course. As such, this is one of several training manuals he has developed. The essence of this study is that we are saved and transformed by the Father and Holy Spirit into the likeness of His Reviews: 9. Genesis Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”. God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. When we keep asking God to change us into his likeness, we unite our will with his and make it possible for him to co-labor with us. 6. Persevere Jesus told his disciples "that they should always pray and not give up" (Luke ). We are to "run with perseverance the race marked out for us" (Heb ).   God is not done with his work when we first believe and are saved. He intends day by day to make us into what we already are in Christ. Spiritual growth is not optional or marginal in the Christian life. Every person that truly believes in Christ is being increasingly transformed into his likeness.

Luke The plants and flowers grow not by their own care or anxiety or effort, but by receiving that which God has furnished to minister to their life. The child cannot, by any anxiety or power of its own, add to its stature. No more can you, by anxiety or effort of yourself, secure spiritual growth. 2 Corinthians - But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, [even] as by the Spirit of the Lord. 1 Corinthians - Be ye followers of me, even as I also [am] of Christ. Romans - For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the. Into His Likeness emphasizes Christian growth. The student will learn how to initiate a relationship with Christ, and will be guided to explore the ways in which this relationship influences a person’s life. "We, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness" (2 Corinthians , NIV).   IA. The Purpose and Struggle for Christ-Like Habits 1B. The Idea of a “Habit” The term “habit” refers to a settled or regular tendency or practice It can be used in a negative way in reference to bad habits, such as ignoring people when they’re talking and consistently failing to .