Visit almost any bookstore in the country, and I can almost guarantee that you will find a section, often in or nearby the religious section, full of self-help, self-betterment books. People have realized that by nature, we kind of suck, and, to our benefit, many of us want to be better. The religious community is

an old commandment made new

Today I encountered a verse that I haven’t ever been able to quite make sense of, but God helped me understand it better. I wanted to share what I learned for anyone who has possibly wondered about this verse also! “Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had

made new

So I was reading today in Colossians 3, about the new self we are supposed to put on. There was something that really stuck out to me about ┬áthis new self. In it, we are supposed to “seek the things that are above, where Christ is,” (v.1) and also to “put on…compassionate hearts, kindness, humility,