Category Archives: Holiness Matters

Empowered for Life

This entry is part 56 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

I used to watch a Tim Allen show called “Home Improvement” when I was a teenager. I always got a kick out of hearing him say, “More power,” and then grunt over and over. He even taught his boys how … Continue reading

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Unparalleled Life

This entry is part 55 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

Everywhere you turn, people are looking for the magic bullet, that thing that makes life not only worth living but living well. People have different goals they want to get out of life. But almost everyone is only thinking of … Continue reading

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God With Us

This entry is part 54 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

There’s something amazing about being in God’s presence. But think about it from a human relationship. When you meet that special someone, there’s nowhere else you’d rather be. You want to be with them all the time. God is no … Continue reading

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Seeking All He Has

This entry is part 53 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

Maybe you’re like me. I grew up in Pentecostal churches. I’ve always heard the phrase, “Seek the Holy Spirit for all he has for you.” By this, preachers mostly use it to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit. But … Continue reading

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Discipline

This entry is part 52 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

It’s the one thing nobody wants to deal with. One of the most misunderstood actions that any parent, and God himself, does. When I was a kid, I hated when I had to be disciplined. I haven’t met too many … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

This entry is part 51 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

Has anybody over used the phrase, “In a perfect world…” The problem is that we don’t live in a perfect world. And we never will until Jesus comes back and makes the new heavens and new earth. Perfect is the … Continue reading

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At the Beginning

This entry is part 50 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

Many people have no idea that God is involved in their lives before they even know him personally. The Holy Spirit works in our lives before we come to faith in Christ. There are a couple of things he involves … Continue reading

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Describing the Holy Spirit

This entry is part 50 of 327 in the series Inquiring Minds

How many of us have a close relationship with the Holy Spirit in our lives? I grew up in Pentecostal churches. All my life pastors and teachers have talked about a vibrant life in the Spirit. So I am very … Continue reading

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Symbols of the Spirit

This entry is part 49 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

I grew up in a Pentecostal church. But the more I learned about other denominations and religions, the more I realized that people want to learn about the Holy Spirit. They don’t necessarily have as strong of a background as … Continue reading

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All for Freedom

This entry is part 48 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

I can’t think of many more topics Americans love to talk about than freedom. But we often go around talking about it without really defining it. We just think everyone knows what we mean when we talk about freedom. But … Continue reading

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