Category Archives: Holiness Matters

Holiness Matters for Today

This entry is part 144 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

This is the final post for the Holiness Matters series. We have finally arrived. We have covered a wide range of areas holiness touches. Not one part of our lives is unaffected. Many Christians continue to struggle with fleshly desires, … Continue reading

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Living in Victory

This entry is part 143 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Some Christians don’t believe holiness is attainable in this life. So they don’t strive for holiness. Others relegate holiness to a scholarly, academic discussion. But the Bible calls us to be holy is the Lord is holy (Leviticus 11:44-45; 1 … Continue reading

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Stand for Jesus

This entry is part 142 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Christians live in a world God created to be good. But sin and wickedness have marred and tainted His good creation. How do we live amongst others? Our attitude must be the same as Jesus’ attitude. Above all we must … Continue reading

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Nine to Five

This entry is part 141 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Most people struggle with their jobs because they are in a dead-end job or aren’t doing what they want to do. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The Bible lays out God’s principles for our work ethic. Some … Continue reading

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God’s First Institution

This entry is part 140 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

It’s one of the hardest relationships I have had to counsel as a pastor. Some pastors are well prepared and have great experience counseling marriages, but that’s not me. I have never been married, so I am an observer of … Continue reading

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When In Rome

This entry is part 139 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

There is a lot of unrest around our country right now. It seems every authority structure is being challenged. No one trusts the people in authority. So we ask the question of how Christians deal with the authorities of this … Continue reading

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Not Your Friends

This entry is part 138 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

We have all kinds of relationships that we must balance. There are close friends who treat us well. Enemies are a whole different matter. They are not on your side. You could have a scorched-earth policy with your enemies. Or … Continue reading

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Make the World Go Round

This entry is part 137 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Most people know the Ten Commandments, even if they don’t know them in order. We strive to follow them but for many they become rules from a Lawgiver from long ago. Others may turn to legalism in an attempt to … Continue reading

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God’s Image

This entry is part 136 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

I love to make images through art. I tried my hand at drawing when I was younger. When I was in high school I had the opportunity to make pottery. And I have recently picked up painting with my mouth … Continue reading

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Honor Your Parents

This entry is part 135 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

In my pastoral ministry it’s one of the toughest subjects I address. How do families get along with one another? When I was pastoring my church in Shillington, PA I was a youth pastor as part of my portfolio there. … Continue reading

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