As the Bible often does, Paul draws a line between the redeemed and unredeemed using their behavior and works as the distinguishing marks between the two.
At the heart of our Christian walk is love. It’s also humility, gentleness, patience, righteousness, and wisdom, but love is at the core.
In the book of Ephesians, Paul has shown us that believers belong to Christ. Then, he begins to tell us what God expects of us.
The born-again person is thoroughly clean, and his nature changed, but he’s still wearing filthy clothes. He has to remove those clothes piece by piece.
See the Savior lifted up so that the world might look to him and live. See every last detail of the forsaken Christ who “takes away the sin of the world.”