Is holiness merely a lovely theory, an unreachable goal that God sets for us? Or is it a practical teaching that is meant to make a difference in how we live? The Bible says, "Without holiness, no man shall see the Lord" (Heb. 12:14) If that is true, we had better know how our lives measure up.
The church of Jesus is to be a pure bride for Him. To maintain this purity members who fail to live holy lives and are not repentant must be put out of the church. Some think church discipline cruel but when carried out in love it is for the eternal good of all involved.
Have you ever wondered, with the Christians in Rome, why it is that if God’s grace is so glorious in forgiveness, we shouldn’t keep on sinning so He can keep on forgiving us? If so, take the time to listen to Paul’s answer to them as found in Romans 6.
In this article, we are called to look at our lives in relation to God's Word. Are we trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord; or are we leaning, falling trees that are allowing the culture around us to erode our roots?.
Demonic influences, evil spirits, satanic forces: how should a Christian deal with them? A Scriptural look at these spiritual enemies, and how God would have us relate to them. He is abundantly able to equip us for victory!
If the Holy Spirit is living in a person, how will He show His presence? By signs and wonders? By victory over sinful habits? By speaking in tongues? By making God-honoring decisions? A look at how the Holy Spirit works in the life of a believer today.