Do You Wear Corrupt Clothes? (Ephesians 4:28-30)

The apostle Paul is teaching us how we can leave the past behind and have a fresh start in hope. In Ephesians 4:17-21 we were told that we have problems and those problems come from our way of thinking. The way we look at life, look at the world, look at other people, and even look at ourselves is broken, corrupt, and futile. Then in verses 22-24 we were taught that we must stop wearing these old, comfortable clothes that we have, change our way of thinking, and put on the new clothes that God is giving to us. You are created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness. That is who you are and that is what God is transforming you back to after we have damaged the image because of our former way of life. I also want to remind us that what Paul is doing is describing some of the old clothes that we run back to and what the new clothes are to look like on us. Further, Paul is going to tell us why we need to make these changes. So this paragraph is teaching us how to leave the past behind and move forward in hope and why we should make this decision…

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