The Christian Lifestyle – Gospel in Life

The Christian Lifestyle

Tim Keller |  January 13, 1991

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  • Christian Living and Obedience
Ephesians 4:25-32
RS 215-01


The Christian lifestyle is distinct from other pathways to morality, and necessitates a radical change. What is so distinctive about the Christian lifestyle, and how does it differ from other kinds of morality? 1) You do things because of who you are; 2) Christian morality has a distinct attitude toward the truth; and 3) Natural ability is not the basis for change, and therefore, failures have as much hope as successes.

Ephesians 4:25–32

Ephesians touches on important topics like honesty, managing anger, speaking kindly, and forgiving others, emphasizing the need for strong relationships and a changed Christian life. It explains different rules for different parts of life, showing how Christian values are different from other moral beliefs. The focus is on living the way Jesus taught us, becoming a new person through the Holy Spirit’s power, and following a way of life that affects everything we do, showing how Jesus’s truth can change us.



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