Category Archives: Holiness Matters

Three Worldly Temptations

This entry is part 41 of 49 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 49 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 49 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 49 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 49 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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Hook Line and Sinker

This entry is part 36 of 49 in the series Holiness Matters

The American spirit is one like never before in human history. We do things the way we want. We are built on an individualistic society. It’s all about us. Unless a tragedy happens. And then we bind together like most … Continue reading

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Glorified in the Spirit

This entry is part 35 of 49 in the series Holiness Matters

People are always searching for the latest shortcuts and ways to get around things. One of the most popular approaches to shortcuts right now are hacks. Although hacks don’t always have to be shortcuts, they usually are ways to do … Continue reading

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The War Raging Within

This entry is part 34 of 49 in the series Holiness Matters

When I talk about holy living, I often hear saints say, “You talk an awful lot about victory over sin but what about the flesh that we are constantly fighting?” I want to be careful not to minimize the battle … Continue reading

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Sin Doesn’t Pay

This entry is part 33 of 49 in the series Holiness Matters

I like being an American citizen. We enjoy many freedoms that the rest of the world either emulates or doesn’t have at all. But on the other side of that coin, we have many people who are fighting for more … Continue reading

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Sword of the Spirit

This entry is part 165 of 262 in the series Inquiring Minds

How do we use the sword of the Spirit, our Bibles? Ephesians, where Paul mentions the sword of the Spirit, clarifying that it is the Word of God, is a prison epistle. It was written when Paul was imprisoned under … Continue reading

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