What happens if I don’t put on the new self? (continued)
It allows spiritual laziness to continue.
- II Peter 1:5
It implies that some sins are okay.
- John 9:28-34 – Is it possible for members of local churches to have this sinful attitude?
- I John 3:7 – The one who practices righteousness is righteous! Wearing a label doesn’t make you righteous.
How to change
Think of yourself as a new person.
- Ephesians 4:23-24
- Romans 6:2, 11
- Colossians 3:2-3
Shape your environment so it will help shape you.
- Deuteronomy 6:6-9
- Proverbs 5:8; 7:7-8, 25