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Are You Doing It Right?

April 30, 2013

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Is it just me, or is the world getting bolder in their demands that Christians change their ways? It’s supposed to be the other way around. I guess it goes back to what Solomon said – “There is nothing new under the sun.” (Ecclesiastes 1:9) Paul was dealing with the same stuff in the first century.

Paul tells us in Ephesians 4:17-22 to get rid of the old you and quit living like those people. “Now” is always a good time renew yourself in God and try to be like him instead of the world. (Ephesians 4:23-24)

While it might seem strange to word it this way, Paul made a list on how to live a new life. Here is a few things on that list:

  • Tell the Truth
  • Be angry, but don’t let it make you sin
  • Get over your anger quickly so the Devil doesn’t use you
  • Work hard, don’t steal
  • Use what you earn to help the needy
  • Watch your mouth and say only good things
  • Be kind
  • Be forgiving – God gave his Son to forgive you.

But don’t take my word for it, remember to read them for yourself in Ephesians 4:25-32!

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