What does it mean to “put off the old man?”

What does it mean to “put off the old man?”.

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Before we were saved many of us were likened unto an old tire.  Our lives were lived that the tread was worn away by sinful living.  082312-tire1  beforeOnce saved, God was able to take our thread bare lives and turn them into something useful.  The Master-craftsman may have had to clean us up and remove the tar of worldliness that had accumulated over a lifespan;  He definitely gave us a new covering – His robe of righteousness;  and we became a new creation, fit for the Master’s use.  Perhaps the following visual illustration can best exemplify the ‘putting off of the old man and letting Christ don us with the garment of a new man.

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