God 's Ultimate Goal For His Children Essay

1793 Words Sep 1st, 2015 8 Pages
God’s ultimate goal for His children is not our comfort, but the transformation of our minds into the attitude of godliness. He wants us to grow spiritually, to become like Christ. This does not mean losing our personalities or becoming mindless clones. Christlikeness is all about transforming our minds. Everyone sins and falls short of God’s glory, but through Christ we are forgiven of those sins. A Christian is someone who calls on Christ to save them from their sins. Growing up, I was faced with having my parents getting a divorce, an event that made me drift away from the church and question my faith incredibly. I come from a Hispanic background, in which my family is very religious. Practicing our faith plays a major role in our family. The way we live, and the choices we make, all revolve around the teachings of the Bible. Going to Bible study classes in my teenage years has shaped me into the person I am today and has helped me overcome the many obstacles that I face each day. My parents enrolled me in Catechism classes when I was around the age of 10 years old. At the time, I lived in México City, a place that is incredibly religious and adores the Virgin Mary, like no other. My family and I lived in a small, humble town called Cuernavaca, Morelos. I had pretty much been raised there my whole life. We did not have a lot at the time financially, which leads us to go through some difficult times, but through Christ we made it through. My dad was always working and my…

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