When I PUT ON Anxiety~
I will be anxious.
When I PUT ON Fear~
I will be fearful.
When I PUT ON Despair~
I will be hopeless.
When you PUT ON _____________ what will you be?
To PUT ON~
"to make part of one's appearance or behavior";
to wear like a garment.
When I PUT ON PEACE~
I will PUT OFF anxiety.
When I PUT ON FAITH~
I will PUT OFF Fear.
When I PUT ON HOPE~
I will PUT OFF despair.
PUT OFF + PUT ON
PUT INTO PRACTICE~
Pressing forward wearing our new clothes,
whether we feel it or not!
PRESS FORWARD in JOY
when discouragement overcomes our soul.
PRESS FORWARD in PEACE
when anxiety ruffles our feathers.
PRESS FORWARD in PATIENCE
when discontent in the waiting.
PRESS FORWARD in KINDNESS & GOODNESS
when selfishness keeps us in our own world.
PRESS FORWARD in FAITHFULNESS
when distrust leaves us isolated.
PRESS FORWARD in MEEKNESS
when pride keeps us puffed up.
PRESS FORWARD in SELF`CONTROL
when the rebellious child in us starts to emerge.
PRESS FORWARD in LOVE~
in HIS LOVE
that lives within us~
because whatever we wear on the inside
will be produced on the outside~
that enables us to
"Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice.
And the GOD OF PEACE will be with you" (Philippians 4:9)
RAGS for HIS RICHES
PUT ON JESUS~
To wear HIM~
To clothe ourselves with HIM like a garment~
All of HIM
HE has given us all we need
"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to CHRIST JESUS have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Since we live by the SPIRIT, let us keep in step with the SPIRIT"
Because "YET NOT BUT I THROUGH CHRIST IN ME"