Tag Archives: holiness

Living for God

This entry is part 112 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Everyone needs a friend. Some people are friendlier than others and have many friends. Other people, like me when I was young and even now, generally have a few close friends. When people don’t have any friends, we consider them … Continue reading

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Entertainment Tonight

This entry is part 107 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Everybody has a weakness when it comes to entertainment. Some people are big into music. Others have the guilty pleasure of movies and TV shows. Some people are very active, playing sports and exercising. I’ve met people of all kinds, … Continue reading

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Hidden Sin

This entry is part 60 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Did you ever notice something that drove you nuts about somebody else? Every once in a while I will notice something that bothers me about somebody else. Every time they do it or I perceive it in them, I notice. … Continue reading

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Describing the Holy Spirit

This entry is part 51 of 507 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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Holiness in the Bible

This entry is part 173 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does “make you holy” mean in the Bible? The concept of making a person holy is one of the main themes of Scripture. It falls under the subject of sanctification, a theological word describing the process of becoming holy. … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Holiness

This entry is part 34 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

I’ve met many Christians in my ministry that still struggle with staving off sin. They think holiness is the battle to stop sinning. I get question after question on how to stop it. Everyone was looking for a magic bullet … Continue reading

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Character Transformation

This entry is part 31 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Every person I know, even the ones who say they are happy with the way they are, desires to change at least one thing about themselves. Just look at a bookshelf of self-help books. They must be one of the … Continue reading

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Loving the Journey

This entry is part 29 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

It’s amazing how far we’ve come in travel. Just 200 years ago, we were subject to horseback and wagons. But now we have trains, planes, and automobiles. The speed of life has increased because of our travel options. The amount … Continue reading

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Stay in Your Lane

This entry is part 24 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

When I was a teenager, I loved to run. Competitive running pushed me to succeed. But my school didn’t have track and field. I waited all year in my gym class until the President’s Challenge. I practiced over and over … Continue reading

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2 Separation Principles

This entry is part 23 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

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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