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Powered by 4 - August 8, 2011

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Extreme Self Makeover

today's reading.
Ephesians 4:17-32    Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds...

think about it.
When your life is changed by Christ, what are you to put off (4:17-22)? What do you put on instead (4:23-24)? In 4:25-32, we see the new self in action; which of these things are happening in your life? What needs more help from the Holy Spirit?

the blog.
Paul does an outstanding job of laying out for us what our new self or life in Christ should look like. But rather than just telling us to "do this" or "do that," he compares and contrasts our old life (old self) without Christ, which is pretty ugly, with our new self--our new life, new heart, and new actions. He paints a vivid and powerful picture for us.

So what did you learn about putting off the old self and living for Christ? And was there anything in particular that prompted or spoke to you about putting on the new self? Tami W.

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