Jesus promised His yoke would be easy and His burden would be light. Many Christians, however, do not find it that way. They have found Christian living to be very, very hard. I am convinced they don’t really know how to live the Christian life. They have never been taught.

Christian living is not about trying really hard to be good. It is about being transformed. Caterpillars don’t get from Canada to Mexico by trying really hard. They get there by being transformed into Monarch butterflies. Then, they just do what butterflies do every year. How are we transformed? The Table of Contents tells the story:

Chapter 1: Jesus’ Easy Yoke

Chapter 2: Transformed by Training

Chapter 3: Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind

Chapter 4: Transformed by Worship

Chapter 5: Transformed in Community

Chapter 6: Transformed by Habit

Chapter 7: Transformed by the Power of the Holy Spirit

Chapter 8: Transformed by Example

Chapter 9: Transformed by Trying

Chapter 10: Transformed by Faith

Chapter 11: Transformed by Speaking the Truth

Chapter 12: Transformed by Pain

Chapter 13: Transformed by Sovereign Grace

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