Sermon Passages: Ephesians 4:22-24
Before Christ we were enslaved to sin, but that old self was buried with Christ in baptism. We were raised to newness of life, our souls washed clean! So we are called to put off that old self when we face temptations, and, instead, to put on Christ in every trial. If we know his Word down deep, that truth will rise up in us as we fight sin and temptation and will make us more like Christ.