Category Archives: Holiness Matters

2 Separation Principles

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

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

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

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

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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7 Power Moves Against Temptation

It’s one of the hottest topics in Christian circles. Preachers are always talking about temptation, desires, and sins. You get all types of teaching on the subject. On the conservative side, preachers and teachers are almost apocalyptic, telling you it’s … Continue reading

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From Glory to Glory

Even among Christians there are different messages about holiness. Some talk about sin and the flesh putting up a constant battle against the Christian. They say a life seeking holiness will struggle to maintain it. We try but we fail. … Continue reading

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The Joint Venture

There tends to be a debate among Christians concerning works and faith. I talked about that in a previous post. But there are other questions about how holiness actually happens in our character and deeds. Paul tells us to work … Continue reading

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Victory is Possible

I have several friends who don’t like to be told something is impossible. They take it as a personal challenge to do the thing you tell them can’t be done. Of course, this is doing it for themselves. They want … Continue reading

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2 Sides of a Coin

Our perspective is so small compared to God’s. We can only see things a certain way. I can’t tell you how many times my perspective has been expanded by new experiences. Experience is a good teacher. It changes the way … Continue reading

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