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Changing the World

  Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you. (Romans 12:2) We can become so 'well-adjusted' to our everyday culture that we aren't really paying attention to things around us as God sees them. We actually miss 'everyday opportunities' because our gaze is too far off or our attention is distracted. All change within us begins on the inside, working its way out to the things we see and appreciate about each other. Have you ever been so engrossed in something happening 'around' you that you miss totally what is going on inside you? It is possible God has placed you right where you are today - though not totally mature or &