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Deflecting or Reflecting

Do not allow this world's system of manipulation through fear squeeze you into its mold of thinking; rather be transfigured through the renovation of your mind by the Spirit transforming the way you think at your very core, so that you may discern what is truly good, pleasing and mature from God's perspective and what actually is His desire. (Romans 12:2 Paraphrase from Greek)
Now the Lord is the Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord, the Spirit. (2 Corinthians 3:17-18)
Human beings by design are reflectors of God's glory. Yet sin – lies about God – have so distorted, warped and obscured the truth about God's glory that our reflection has often become ugly, abusive and involves fear. Our condition of selfishness leads many to believe God is more like the devil than like Jesus. As a result we …