Tag Archives: Ephesians 4:22-24

A New Spiritual Life ~

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A Spiritual life,
is a brand new life
for it is the end
to the old man’s strife.

A Spiritual life,
is a life abundant
it is a life of victory
joyful and triumphant.

A Spiritual life,
breaks the bondage
to the written law
it’s no longer a hostage.

A Spiritual life,
brings faith about
for a spiritual life
in God never doubts.

A Spiritual life,
makes all things possible
it believes with God
nothing is impossible.

A Spiritual life,
is a life made new
for Jesus’ Spirit
now dwells in you!

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Ephesians 4:22-24

“That ye put off concerning the
former conversation the old man,
which is corrupt according to
the deceitful lusts;

And be renewed in the
spirit of your mind;

And that ye put on the new man,
which after God is created in
righteousness and true holiness.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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To Be Like Jesus ~

To Be Like Jesus ~ CHRISTian poetry by Deborah Ann

To be like Jesus,
our minds have to entwine
it may take a lifetime . . .
for our hearts to align.

For us to finally put off,
our former, sinful ways
to our old worldly desires
we must daily reappraise.

Our old lustful thoughts,
must daily be transformed
our greedy attitudes
will need to be reformed.

Our minds have to be,
continuously changed
from our corrupt attitudes
we must become estranged.

To be like Jesus,
takes the Holy Spirit’s doing
it may take a lifetime . . .
but, it’s so worth our pursuing!

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Ephesians 4:22-24

” That ye put off concerning the former
conversation the old man, which is
corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;

And that ye put on the new man,
which after God is created in
righteousness and true holiness.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Off With the Old, On With the New ~

Old for the New ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ Photo Creation Swap

The Old Man
no longer lives in me
it is now the New Man
that I choose to be.

For I have put-off,
the things I use to do
I have put-on these things
Lord . . . just for You . . .

Irritation for meekness,
dishonesty for truthfulness
quarrelsome for harmony
bitterness for forgiveness.

Bragging for humbleness,
idleness for service
cheating for honesty
emptiness for purpose.

Blaming for responsibility,
complacency for eagerness
complaining for thankfulness
depression for happiness.

Annoyance for contentment,
laziness for keenness
defiance for obedience
divisiveness for stillness.

Hatred for love,
resentful for delightful
greediness for gladness
drunkenness for self-control.

Shame for confession,
un-holiness for righteousness
sin for repentance
irresponsible for cautiousness.

Envious for satisfaction,
disbelief for trust
gossip for good reports
unfairness for being just.

Excess for restraint,
old ways for the new
following the world . . .
for following after You!

~~~~~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 4:22-24

“That ye put off concerning the former
conversation the old man, which is corrupt
according to the deceitful lusts;
And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;
And that ye put on the new man,
which after God is created
in righteousness and true holiness.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


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