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But How Do I Change?

The truth is, Christians can change their outer actions through spiritual discipline but they cannot transform their inner spirits so they can say with St. Paul, “No longer I who lives, but Christ who lives in me.”  Jesus had to die and rise again to save us from our selves, from the slavery of sin. So why does Jesus tell us: “In truth I tell you, unless you  change  and become like little children you will never enter the kingdom of Heaven.” ( Matthew 18:3 ) Since I was surrounded by lots of little people for years, I like to keep things simple. However, when it comes to understanding Holy Scripture, we must turn to the Church and to Scripture scholars to help us discern the truth of what Christ is actually trying to teach us. The Word “Change” is Passive continue