Benjamin Janssen • Sermon • • 4,445 views
Mark 7:14-23 14 And he called the people to him again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand: 15 There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.”17 And when he had entered the house and left the people,…
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A. And by this we know that we have come to know Him (v.3) 1. If we keep His commandments (v.3) 2. If we keep His word (v.5) B. The Result: 1. The love of God is perfected in us (v.5) 2. Assurance: We know that we have come to know Him (v.3) C. This is related to obedience The Test: Do we keep His commandments?—1…
Pastor Chad DeJong • Sermon • • 3,548 views
Scripture Reading: 2 Peter 1:4-8 Title: 2 Peter 1:1-4 - Grow in the Knowledge of God Introduction: D.L. Moody quoting Dr. Bonar once said that he could tell when a Christian was growing. In proportion to his growth in grace he would elevate his Master, talk less of what he himself was doing, and become…
George Stadler • Sermon • • 1,090 views
THE BATTLE FOR HOLINESS 1 Peter 1:13 INTRODUCTION: A. If you shop the Christian bookstores, you have probably noticed that from year-to-year different topics become "hot" for awhile, & there are suddenly dozens of books related to that particular topic available from a variety of publishers. A few years…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 1,061 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.
Jeremy Stephens • Sermon • • 553 views
1) 1-6-08…AM…SBC 2) “The Motivation for Holiness” 1Peter 1:15-16 / 2 Corinthians 5:21 (Source: The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges) Introduction: “Probably no document in the New Testament is as theological as 1 Peter, if ‘theological’ is taken in the strict sense of teaching about God.” Peter…
Chris Hodges • Sermon • • 522 views
Text: I Pet. 1: 13-17 Thesis: To prove that a Christian must live a faithful life in order to be well pleasing in the eyes of his Father. Introduction: 1. Many people simply think that once one becomes a Christian, he can then live his life in any fashion that he so chooses. 2. Martin Luther is said…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 481 views
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.
Michael Hite • Sermon • • 424 views
Prepare Your Minds for Action 1 Peter 1:13-22 Bible Reading before lesson – 1 Peter 1:3-12 INTRODUCTION A. Peter wrote those words to encourage the Christians of his time B. They were facing terrible persecutions and trial C. Would they deny their beliefs in order to avoid persecution? D. Told them –…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 405 views
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.
Robert Phillips • Sermon • • 309 views
Commitment to Holiness Text: I Peter 1:13-21 Most of you do not know Randy. Some of you may have heard Randy speak at the PMBA office a year of so ago when the LRPC attended a seminar there led by Eddie Hammett. Randy is a young man who was raised in a church only an hour or so driving distance from…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 259 views
Preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct,…
Kenneth Morris • Sermon • • 256 views
1 Peter 1:14-16 (NIV) As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” Introduction: When the phone rings, we can choose to answer the phone (let…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 193 views
“Preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 150 views
The process of renewal and consecration by which believers are made holy through the work of the Holy Spirit. Sanctification is the consequence of justification and is dependent upon a person being in a right relationship with God.
Pillars of Christian Character
David Krueger • Sermon • • 139 views
I would like to ask you a couple of questions this morning: "How is your holiness coming along?" "How well are you wearing your sainthood in the secular society of our day?" We live in an era and a culture where the church has lost much of its ability to be on the cutting edge of societal change. We…
Joel Nadel • Sermon • • 129 views
Introduction Get Ready for Battle Joel Nadel / General 1 Peter / Obedience; Hope; Sanctification / “Therefore” = a signal to review what has gone beforeNotice that Peter’s teaching and writing are different After a review of what God's people face in the world, the Apostle begins to instruct them in…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 119 views
Behaviour that reflects the holy character of God himself is to be expressed in both social and personal dimensions of life.
Pursuit of Holiness
Richard Trinidad • Sermon • • 77 views
HOLINESS IS FOR YOU For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace. For sin shall no longer be your master, because you are not under the law, but under grace. ROMANS The best way of understanding the concept of holiness is to note how the New Testament writers used…