Put On: Putting Off The Old, Putting On The New
Here are some examples of the kinds of things that a follower of Jesus is commanded to put off and put on. Put off arrogance and put on humility, put off doubt and put on faith, put off grumbling and put on cheerfulness, put off rebellion and put on submission, put off fear and put on courage, put off a critical spirit and put on kindness.
Do you get the idea? . . . Put off self-reliance and put on reliance on God, put off anxiety and put on peace, put off being discontent and put on gratitude, put off impulsiveness and put on self-control, put off obscene talk and put on pure speech, put off unforgiveness and put on grace, put off being self-absorbed and put on sensitivity, put off . . . well you see where were going. So let’s get started.