So completely are we renewed by regeneration that we are dead to the old life, and only live in Jesus. We cannot love the things of earth: our hearts are in heaven, our very life is there, where Jesus is, and until he comes we live a hidden life which worldlings cannot perceive or comprehend.
New men should have new manners, and new garments. The cast-off rags of our sinful estate must never be allowed to dishonour and defile us now.
The heathen gloried in clever deceits; we have for ever done with falsehood of every kind.
And above all these things put on charity or lose
Sweet precept! How often is it forgotten! “Be ye thankful.”
Colossians 3:16, 17
A golden rule for all times, places, and duties. Life on earth would be like heaven below were…
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