BE A “PUT ON” AND DRESS APPROPRIATELY

BE A “PUT ON” AND DRESS APPROPRIATELY
October 22, 2021

“Therefore, as God’s chosen ones, holy and dearly loved, put on…” (Colossians 3:12 CSB)

Yesterday, we focused on being called God’s holy and beloved chosen.  As a chosen daughter or son of God, and brother of Jesus, King of Kings,  we are loved so much that the Lord tells us, “do not worry about your life, what you will eat; nor about the body, what you will put on.(Luke 12:22 NKJV).  Life is made simpler for us.  He tells us not to worry about what to put on.  He  is the ultimate stylist and gives a whole list of things to put on and also, things to purge out of our closet.   

PUT ON THE ARMOR OF LIGHT.  (Romans 13:12)
Put on a sober mind.
Put on purity.
Put on self-control
Put on peace.
Put on long suffering.

Put off the works of darkness.
Put off drunkenness and drinking parties.
Put off lust and  sexual immorality.
Put off excessive consumption of food.
Put off strife and quarreling
Put off envy and jealousy
Put of getting hot and boiling.

PUT ON THE LORD JESUS CHRIST. (Romans 13:14)
Put off the flesh.
Put off cravings and longings.
Put off lust.

PUT ON THE NEW MAN which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness. (Ephesians 4:24 KJV)

Put off the old man which grows corrupt from desires of lust, deception, and greed.
Put off your former conduct, (Ephesians 4:22 NKJV)

PUT ON THE WHOLE ARMOUROF GOD so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. and so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, stand. (Ephesians 6:11,14)
Put on the belt of truth buckled around your waist. (Ephesians 6:14)
Put on the breastplate of righteousness. (Ephesians 6:14)
Put on the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace for shoes.  (Ephesians 6:15)
Put on the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. (Ephesians 6:16)
Put on the helmet of salvation. (Ephesians 6:17)
Put on the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God and pray in the Spirit on all occasions.
Put on alertness and keep on praying.(Ephesians 6:18)

Put off  whatever belongs to your earthly nature and old man. .(Colossians 3:5)
Put off sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry.(Colossians 3:5)
Put off anger, rage, malice, slander, filthy language from your lips and lying. (Colossians 3:8-9)
Put off your old self with its practices. (Colossians 3:9)

PUT ON YOUR NEW MAN  and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.” (Colossians 3:10)

PUT ON AS THE CHOSEN AND ELECT OF GOD, holy and beloved…
Put on tender mercies and compassionate hearts.
Put on kindness.
Put on humbleness of mind, a deep sense of one’s littleness.
Put on meekness and gentleness.
Put on patience and longsuffering. (Colossians 3:12)

PUT ON LOVE, which is the bond of perfection and completion, above all these things. (Colossians 3:14)

I enCOURAGE you to dress appropriately as a chosen, selected, and elected child of God.  Put on the armor of light, the new man, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the whole armor of God. Put on mercy, kindness, humbleness, gentleness, and patience. Above all, put on love.  It covers a multitude of sins that need to be put off.

“I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, My soul shall be joyful in my God! For He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, As a bridegroom decks [himself] with ornaments, And as a bride adorns [herself] with her jewels.” (Isaiah 61:10 NKJV)

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