Category Archives: holiness

REJECTION’S BITTER ROOT

Our last time together we discussed how Esau was not able to receive the blessing he he desired, although wanting it badly; even seeking it with strong crying and tears (Hebrews 12:16-17; to read previous article click here). His inability to … Continue reading

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Word’s are Relevant when Used Right!!!

Word’s matter, especially in conveying the faith once delivered to the saints. This past week while preparing to minister the Word of God, four passages of scripture came to my mind. I immediately wrote them on the white board in my office. … Continue reading

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Revelation… From the Top of My Pile of Rocks!

(Sequel too…”Thank God for My Pile of Rocks!!!”) I, John, both your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of God and for … Continue reading

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Less than Half of One Percent

0.32 %…. Let this number stick in your craw for a little bit.  0.32 %… How does that taste as you chew on it?  Is it sweet or bitter?  Satisfying or a gnawing continuation of hunger?  I guess you need … Continue reading

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Foundational Piece… Peace

On Sunday evenings I have been teaching out of a book by Jerry Bridges entitled “The Pursuit of Holiness”.  Not normally one to use other people’s materials (for teaching), I have found this book extremely helpful in communicating God’s command … Continue reading

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"Celebrity" Believers?

Recently I have been troubled by what is coming out of the Christian news media.  For a little over three years I have been reading a Christian internet news site called the “Christian Post”.  I appreciate its reporting, as not … Continue reading

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Loving What the World Dresses Up (Re-Published from 7/2012)

It is easy for Christians, in our culture, to become entangled in things that should never be part of the behavior and practice of the redeemed.  This has always been a danger for the Church.  Through the Holy Spirit God … Continue reading

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