Ephesians 4:17-24: A New Creation in Christ, Part Two: The New Man

Last week we began to look at Ephesians 4:17-24. We said that this is Paul’s call for the Christian to stop living as though dead but to be alive as they are in Christ. Paul is about to set off on a long list of how to live the new life, in this section he gives us the rationale for that. Because we are not dead but alive, because we are in Christ not Adam, because we are in the Spirit not the flesh, because we have put off the old and put on the new, we must no longer walk like the Gentiles but in newness of life. Last week we had a deep look into what we were and the way sin worked, now we want to look at what we are and why the holy life must necessary follow.