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God has a mighty, awesome, wonderful transformation in mind for you.

We pray for tweaking—and then we wonder why God doesn’t answer our prayers. The reason is simple: God is not in the business of tweaking. He’s in the business of transformation.

The other sad, tragic, miserable truth is that most of us have never prayed a prayer of transformation—not even once in our lives. Most of us have never come before God and prayed:

 

Loving Father,
Here I am.
I trust that you have an incredible plan for me.
Transform me. Transform my life.
Everything is on the table.
Take what you want to take and give what you want to give.
Transform me into the person you created me to be,
so I can live the life you envision for me.
I hold nothing back;
I am 100 percent available.
How can I help?
Amen.

 

If you want to see miracles, pray that prayer. If you want to see and experience miracles in your own life, pray a wholehearted prayer of transformation. That’s a prayer God will answer. God always answers a prayer of transformation. Never once in the history of the world has God not answered a sincere prayer of transformation.

So what’s it going to be: More tweaking or are you ready for transformation?

Excerpt taken from Chapter 22 of Matthew Kelly’s new bestseller Rediscover Jesus. Get your free copy here (just pay shipping).

 

Focus

What will be the hardest thing about letting God transform you and your life?

 

Act

Pray the transformation prayer in the Rediscover Jesus excerpt above. Ask God to transform the area of your life that you reflected on yesterda

 

Pray

Jesus, keep the desire for transformation alive in my heart.

 

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