Tag Archives: holiness

Hidden Sin

This entry is part 60 of 60 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 50 of 371 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 170 of 371 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 33 of 371 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 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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You Can Be Holy

This entry is part 22 of 60 in the series Holiness Matters

Within Christian circles I have heard people debate about the possibility of living a holy life. They suggest that it is impossible to stop sinning for a long period of time. Even if we manage to not commit sin in … Continue reading

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From Glory to Glory

This entry is part 17 of 60 in the series Holiness Matters

Even among Christians there are different messages about holiness. Some talk about sin and the flesh putting up a constant battle against the Christian. They say a life seeking holiness will struggle to maintain it. We try but we fail. … Continue reading

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