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God's Holiness Through Us 2 Corinthians 7:1

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Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body[a] and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.
Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body[a] and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.
Our Holy God Needs A Holy Sacrifice That Produces Holy Works
Several times this past week I got into my car thinking I had a full charge. Has that ever happened to you?
Your clothes?
Your hair?

The Holy God

ESV 1 Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” 2 And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, 3 but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’ ” 4 But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. 5 For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” 6 So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate. 7 Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loincloths.
Today, what are the 5 ways/
1. Your heart – so it’s not God’s alone. There’s a reason God’s Word tells us: “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it” ().
2. Your worries – to make you doubt God’s love and provision. Satan wants you stressing, because then you’re not resting in God’s ability to care for you.
3. Your everyday thinking – so you’re just like the world. “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will know what God wants you to do, and you will know how good and pleasing and perfect his will really is” (, NLT).
4. Your speech – so you tear others apart.
5. Our Bodies -- so they no longer glorify God. Give your bodies to God. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice – the kind he will accept. When you think of what he has done for you, is this too much to ask?” (, NLT)
Our HOLY GOD needs a

Holy Sacrifice

ONE TIME: ESV 16 And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’
DAILY: ESV 1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
1. Renew our minds, (H.sacri & T.mind)
2. Use our gifts,
3. Really love each other,
4. Live in harmony with each other,
5. Conquer evil with God,
Our HOLY GOD needs a HOLY SACRIFICE that produces

Holy Works

ESV 20 Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver but also of wood and clay, some for honorable use, some for dishonorable. 21 Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work.
Pray for each other, Do nice things for each other Share things with each other Listen to each other Speak nicely to each other Give each other a hug Give each other a present Giving each other chocolate!
Flash mob? Flash cards? Card Shower for Billie and Will.
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