Same, Yet Not the Same

1781995_730769860290457_1145821024_n“How different will be the body of the saint on the resurrection morning from its present state–the same body which was sown in the grave, and yet not the same!  So too with those saints alive on earth at the Redeemer’s return:  ‘Who shall change our vile body that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious body’ (Phil. 3:21).  Thus it is, in measure, at regeneration:  the soul undergoes a Divine work of renovation and transformation:  a new light shines into the understanding, a new Object engages the affections, a new power moves the will.  It is the same individual, and yet not the same.  ‘Once I was blind, but now I see’ is his blessed experience.”  –A.W. Pink “Practical Christianity” p. 67


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