Understanding Holiness

Many Christians attempt to be holy by watching out for temptation and trying not to sin. These are good lofty goals. But this is not how the Bible describes holiness. This might just be sheer willpower and legalism. Because so many people define holiness in different ways, it’s hard to…

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Living for God

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay 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 antisocial. But people who…

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Entertainment Tonight

Image by Omar Medina Films from Pixabay 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, even people who…

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Hidden Sin

Image by Anastacia Cooper from Pixabay 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. It’s almost like it’s…

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Holiness in the Bible

Image by SplitShire from Pixabay 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. Holiness is one of the…

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Character Transformation

Image by Dimitris Christou from Pixabay 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 largest genres for nonfiction…

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