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Team #4—Purifying Love

“I will dwell in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they shall be my people. … I will welcome you. I will be a father to you.” Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. … Continue reading

Transformation #8—Final Transformation

The Lord, Jesus Christ, will transform these humble bodies of ours into the likeness of his glorious body by means of that power by which he is able to subject all things to himself. Philippians 3:21. O Life-changing God, our hearts rejoice that you bring your transforming power to bear for us. We delight in … Continue reading

Transformation #4—Holy Transformation

Fix your hopes totally on the grace which will be yours when Jesus Christ reappears. As obedient children, do not conform yourselves to what you desired when you were ignorant, but, like the Holy One who called you, you be holy in all your behavior. 1 Peter 1:14–15 Almighty God, who was revealed through the … Continue reading

Holy Is As Holy Does

Living in accord with the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves in all your behavior. 1 Peter 1:15 During the Christmas season this year, plain brown boxes filled with precious gifts are being delivered across the nation. We, ourselves, are containers packed with abundant and priceless gifts. Our gifts are packaged in fragile … Continue reading

Holiness #8 — Praising Holiness

Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord of the Universe, the fullness of the earth is his glory. Isaiah 6:3 Who is like you, having infinite, unexcelled and irreplaceable worth? O Eternal God, how I delight to consider the ways you manifest this value in the extravagance of your creation. For when I do, I realize … Continue reading

Holiness #7 — Holy Identity

You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light; 1 Peter 2:9 Contrary to modern American culture which says “What I do determines who I am,” Peter teaches … Continue reading

Holiness #6 — Fearless Holiness

God has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of David his servant … to grant us that we, being delivered from the hand of our enemies, might serve him without fear, in dedication and righteousness before him all our days. Luke 1:69–75 Free from fear! Every day, free from fear! … Continue reading

Holiness #5 — Hastening Holiness

Since the earth will be destroyed, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness as you look for and hasten the coming of the day of God. … which, according to his promise, will produce a new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells? 2 Peter 3:11–13 It’s … Continue reading

Holiness #4 — Holy Results

Present your members as slaves to righteousness for the purpose of holiness … and its outcome, eternal life. Romans 6:19–22 One way to paraphrase this wonderful promise is: If we do what accords with God’s design for people, we will become truly valuable to the lives we touch, which will yield the benefit of eternal … Continue reading

Holiness #3 — Unashamed Holiness

May the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for fellow Christians, and for all others … in order that your hearts might be established unblamable in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints. 1 Thessalonians 3:12–13 When Jesus comes with all his … Continue reading