Tag Archives: holiness

Respecting God; October 16, 2020


Malachi 1:14 “Cursed is the cheat who has an acceptable male in his flock and vows to give it, but then sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord. For I am a great king,” says the Lord Almighty, “and my … Continue reading

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Cleansing; October 15, 2020


¬†Zechariah 13:1 “On that day a fountain will be opened to the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and impurity.” As the hymn says, ‚ÄúThere is a fountain filled with blood drawn from … Continue reading

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Consequences; May 15, 2020


Revelation 2:23 I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am he who searches hearts and minds, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds. This is not a feel-good message! … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; May 11, 2020


Jude 1:4 For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godless men, who change the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only … Continue reading

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Sin; May 3, 2020


1 John 3:6 No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him. For once I have an almost violent reaction against the Japanese translation of this verse, … Continue reading

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Holy; April 29, 2020


1 Peter 1:14-16 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: … Continue reading

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God’s Holiness; August 31, 2019


Psalm 99:5 Exalt the Lord our God and worship at his footstool; he is holy. Three times in this Psalm, here and in verses 3 and 9, the Psalmist says that God is holy, as a reason to praise and … Continue reading

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Skipped Verses; July 1, 2019


Deuteronomy 7:16 You must destroy all the peoples the Lord your God gives over to you. Do not look on them with pity and do not serve their gods, for that will be a snare to you. This is the … Continue reading

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Sexual Immorality; May 28, 2019


1 Thessalonians 4:7-8 For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, he who rejects this instruction does not reject man but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit. I don’t see how … Continue reading

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Exposing Evil; May 8, 2019


Ephesians 5:11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. I have underlined almost all of Ephesians, so I consciously thought of what God might be saying to me through what was not underlined, … Continue reading

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