Be Transformed with One Another – Ephesians 4:17-24
Christianity involves a continual putting off of the old and putting on of the new. In this sermon, Pastor David explains that our life together as members of the Family of God is a new life, distinct from the life of sin we lived before we were adopted in the God’s Family. We must intentionally avoid falling back into our old sinful practices and rather pursue righteousness and holiness in the strength God supplies.
Ephesians 4:17-24 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. 18 They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. 19 They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity. 20 But that is not the way you learned Christ! 21 assuming that you have heard about Him and were taught in Him, as the truth is in Jesus, 22 to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, 23 and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, 24 and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.