Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Col 3:5 Put to death therefore what is earthly in you
1 - Be killing sin or it will be killing you -John Owen
Col 3:5 Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
What you do flows from what you worship
Col 3:6-7 On account of these the wrath of God is coming. In these you too once walked, when you were living in them.
2 - Kill all your sin
Col 3:8-9 But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices
Rules without relationship equals rebellion
Col 3:10-11 and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator. Here there is not Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, free; but Christ is all, and in all.
John 17:3 And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.
Psalm 119:11 I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
3 - Seek to know Jesus more daily