Category Archives: Holiness Matters

Closer to God

This entry is part 206 of 207 in the series Inquiring Minds

How can I get closer with God? I’m really struggling with this. It feels like the only reason I follow him is to get everlasting life. Is this selfish or human nature? There is so much more to knowing God … Continue reading

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Three Old Testament Laws

This entry is part 45 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

In our society, we have people who hate laws and violate them at every turn. And other people are by the book. They can get so legalistic it feels like they’re not even living life. These are two extremes and … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Legalism

This entry is part 44 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

One of the most pervasive attackers in the church today is legalism. Many people don’t even realize that they are falling back into it from freedom in Christ. We’ve been so used to legalism in the past and it can … Continue reading

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Victory Now

This entry is part 43 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

They say everyone loves a winner. But they also like to back the underdog. Our culture is obsessed with winning no matter what form it takes. Is winning everything? To some it is and to others it’s not. I like … Continue reading

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Holy ‘Til the End

This entry is part 42 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

For some people lifestyle matters a great deal. But for others, it doesn’t matter at all. You are born into a lifestyle but you don’t have to keep it. Many teenagers and young adults change the lifestyle that they grew … Continue reading

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Three Worldly Temptations

This entry is part 41 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

Some of the Bible’s commands and perspectives will never be understood by people who aren’t Christians. The Bible actually says that people who do not have God’s Spirit dwelling in them will not understand the things of the Spirit (1 … Continue reading

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The Mind Gate

This entry is part 40 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

We have all kinds of ways to evaluate the mind. We have IQ tests, games that require quick thinking, essays and stories to test our creative thinking, and many more. We are fascinated by the way the mind works. The … Continue reading

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Hurting God’s Heart

This entry is part 39 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

One of the most foundational experiences as human beings is to share relationships with one another. We all relate to one another through these relationships, fathers, mothers, siblings, uncles, aunts, cousins, etc. There are many people around the world who … Continue reading

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Shutting Temptation Down

This entry is part 38 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

Throughout the world treaties have been signed to limit what most humans consider inhumane activity. War criminals are in prison because they violate these human sensibilities. We avoid wars using chemical warfare because of what it does to the human … Continue reading

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The Way of Escape

This entry is part 37 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

We all have an inner voice that tells us all kinds of things. Sometimes we say to ourselves, “How could you be so stupid.” Other times we tell ourselves encouraging words like, “Nailed it!” But we all have that inner … Continue reading

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