put in the new self

jordan-river-baptism
Jordan River Baptism by Peter M Weber

O Lord
Keep us from vain strife or words
Grant to us a constant
Profession of the truth!
Preserve us in the faith,
True faith and undefiled,
That ever we may hold fast
That which we professed when we were baptized
Unto, and in the name of,
Father,
The Son,
The Holy Ghost-
That we may have thee
For our Father,
That in thy Son
We may abide,
And in the fellowship of the Holy Ghost:
Through the same Jesus Christ,
Our Lord. Amen.

St. Hilary of Poitiers c. 310 – c. 367, Bishop of Poitiers (France)

 _______________________

You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s