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Holiness #1 — Holy Possibilities

When biblical authors label someone or something as “holy,” they are giving us a clue to the high level of value associated with that person or object. So we see, for example, holy men, holy husbands, holy people, holy prophets; and holy land, holy garments, holy water, and holy temple. God is called “the Holy … Continue reading

I Was Just Thinking … Pumping Iron — Spiritually

Today I want to emphasize Paul’s command to Timothy, where Paul said, “Keep on exercising yourself in godliness, pastor Timothy, because godliness holds promise both for this present life and for that which is to come” (4:7–8). The English word “godliness” represents a Greek word used to characterize someone who was very concerned to respect … Continue reading

Benefit #5 — Holiness

If anyone cleanses himself from wickedness, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work. 2 Timothy 2:21 We call the Bible holy not just because it is about God or because it is different from all other books. We call it holy because it is so … Continue reading