Category Archives: Holiness Matters

7 Rejection Hacks for Christians

This entry is part 2 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

If there’s anything you’ve noticed in the last couple of Holiness Matters blog posts, and perhaps in every one of them, we aren’t welcome in this world. It’s not that everyone we know treats us rudely us or is out … Continue reading

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Soldiers for Christ

This entry is part 3 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

I’m not much of a fighter, at least not physically. In one of my favorite movies about Martin Luther, one of his scholar friends tells the Prince, “Luther doesn’t fight with his hands. He fights with his words.” This has … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

This entry is part 29 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

I’ve never been to another country, other than Canada, but does that count? But I can imagine I wouldn’t do so well with a different culture. I had a missionary friend in Bible College who spoke from his passion and … Continue reading

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9 Pilgrim Principles

This entry is part 28 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

I wasn’t the popular kid in school. I never fit in. If I showed you a picture of me in high school, you’d understand. Legally blind and short. That’s two automatic strikes against me. But I didn’t let it get … Continue reading

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Stay in Your Lane

This entry is part 27 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

When I was a teenager, I loved to run. Competitive running pushed me to succeed. But my school didn’t have track and field. I waited all year in my gym class until the President’s Challenge. I practiced over and over … Continue reading

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2 Separation Principles

This entry is part 26 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

When I was in high school, many of my fellow students looked to me as the perfect Christian. I was the Bible Club president for two years. Many of my lunch periods ended up as theological conversations and Bible question … Continue reading

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You Can Be Holy

This entry is part 25 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

Within Christian circles I have heard people debate about the possibility of living a holy life. They suggest that it is impossible to stop sinning for a long period of time. Even if we manage to not commit sin in … Continue reading

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A Holy God

This entry is part 24 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

We’ve been talking about holiness for a while now. But before we can practice it ourselves, we need to know that it is one of God’s attributes. This makes it even harder for us to comprehend and practice it. How … Continue reading

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20/20 Foresight

This entry is part 23 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

It seems this year has gone by so fast. As another year fades into the background, most Americans focus on the future. We want to know what’s coming next so we can prepare for it. Our national culture “bakes in” … Continue reading

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Road Rules

This entry is part 22 of 28 in the series Holiness Matters

Everyone wants to live life successfully. One of the hottest topics in self-help circles is learning life hacks to make everything easier and simpler. There are general and specific hacks we can apply for an edge. But we seek God’s … Continue reading

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