In order to achieve all that God intended we must be transformed into His likeness. An old identity is buried and we take on a new identity in Christ. We are transformed into a new creation the moment we ask Christ into our lives. However, there are many aspects of our lives that take time to transform. I have found that there are 3 effective ways to be transformed: 1. Transformation by renovation Paul tells the Roman believers that they are “transformed by the renewing of your minds” John 15:10 "If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love...” His Word & obedience to it renovates who we are and what we do. As we read His Word, let it read us and be changed by it – as it lives in us, challenges our thinking, moulds our behaviour so our identity in Christ emerges. 2.