Introduction The struggle to live called by God. When I first read the bible I struggled with the thought of trying to be like Jesus, to live my life by his commands. “If you love me, keep my commands. Jesus is asking me to keep His commands, this is the proof that I love Him. Think about this, have…
Franklin Rivera • Sermon • • 761 views
La santidad nos habla de propósito . Según la revelación bíblica, la santidad es: (1) Una cualidad fundamental de Dios y de Su Espíritu; (2) una virtud indispensable de todo verdadero creyente; y (3) un atributo de ciertos lugares, objetos, días, fechas, acciones, etc Ventura, S. V. (1985). En Nuevo…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 685 views
The passage calls for us to obedience and spiritual purity because God is Holy (pure). In our former lives we were controlled in ignorance by the passions of the flesh (sinful desire). However, because of the grace of Christ we should obey God. This should be accomplished by prepairing ourselves to obey, focusing on the Hope of our future grace (glorification), and by conforming ourselves to God's purity.
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God in his holiness desires a holy people amongst whom he can dwell, and who can effectively worship, witness to and serve him as they prepare for a future with God and to be like God.
Ryan • Sermon • • 424 views
Sometimes life can be hard, but the hard times in life are what build character and refine us to purity. These times, though hard can be a blessing becasue of the promised hope they bring. This message looks at being shaped and formed by God, though not a painless process.
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without…
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Sanctification results from the renewing work of the Holy Spirit and leads to the renewal of believers and their being equipped for ministry in the world.
Introduction Heaven and Hell are real places, not just figurative or make believe places. They are real and we will one day be there. The present heaven (Intermediate State) is in the direct presence of God. It is temporary but has many traits that the new heaven and new earth will one day have. The…
Galatians 5:22-23 In one of his meetings, D.L. Moody was explaining to his audience the truth that we cannot bring about spiritual changes in our lives by our own strength. He demonstrated the principal like this: “Tell me,” he said to his audience, “how can I get the air out of the tumbler I have in…
What is sexual sin? How makes one particular act of sex different from another? How ar 2 people different from other 2 people? Sex is not evil - let us just remove that taboo. Sex is God given for our enjoymnet, and the drive to have sex isalso God given. God first command to Adam and Eve was go forth…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 264 views
Malachi 3:13-18 NIV "'You have said harsh things against me,' says the Lord. Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'  You have said, 'It is futile to serve God. What did we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the Lord Almighty?  But now we call the…
Revelation: Church! Hear This...
Today in our passage we are going to enter into a place of worship, a place where God is seen in His eternal setting, yesterday, today, and forever… but first let us look back at Revelation 1:19 19 “Therefore write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 220 views
Hebrews 12:14-17 “Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness—without it no one will see the Lord.  See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no root of bitterness springs up, causing trouble and by it, defiling many.  And see that there isn’t any immoral or irreverent person…
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God’s people are called to holiness, which involves being distinct from other people. In the OT, this is seen in the command to separate from other nations and from everything that can compromise commitment to the Lord. In the NT believers are called to distance themselves from the ways and values of the world, which can be dishonouring to God and destructive to obedience to him.
Charles Spurgeon • Faithlife Sermons • Illustration • • 201 views
“You are a very peculiar person,” said one to a Christian. “I thank you for that testimony,” answered the Christian, “for that is what I desire to be, as Peter says, ‘You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s possession” (1 Pet 2:9). “Ah!” said the other, “but there…
Sufficiency of Christ: Book of Ephesians
Sequoias (insert picture of Sequoia; already saved) ______________________________________ We as the body of Christ are meant to grow in community with one another. To grow in unity with one another. Our passage today looks at the body that walks in unity is to walk in holiness too. _____________________________________…