Butterflies and Our Metamorphosis

Photo taken at the Butterfly Rainforest, UF campus, Gainesville, Florida

Butterflies are an amazing creation of God.

My friend, Judy, wrote recently in her blog, Kindling:

So much change, such transformation is offered us in Scripture:   Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! (2 Corinthians 5:17)

In our ministry we have used the analogy of metamorphosis to describe this new life we have in Christ:  “My life was once like an ugly hairy worm, crawling in the dirt.  That caterpillar wraps itself in a cocoon and a beautiful butterfly emerges. When I am in Christ, He gives me a beautiful new life.”

This video from the Chicago Nature Museum shows in detail the amazing life cycle of the monarch butterfly.  Yet it barely touches on the incomprehensible transformation God desires to do in us. Read more…


© 2012 image and post by The Schmitts


One response to “Butterflies and Our Metamorphosis

  1. Pingback: THE JOURNEY OF LIFE « Vine and Branch World Ministries·

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