Category: Holiness

[be holy in the world]

[be holy in the world]

A lot of discussion was dedicated to the verses of the Bible that talk about holiness and what it means to be holy. It is interesting that there are so many definitions for the term – especially taking into account all the different languages.

[wisdom.]

[wisdom.]

The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters*. We’ve all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are. // Sirius Black

[the trees of eden]

[the trees of eden]

The story of the Fall intrigued me and perhaps along with most people I thought that God’s decision to not let Adam and Eve eat from the second tree – the Tree of Life – was one more punishment for disobeying God.

[timely reminders…]

[timely reminders…]

When the devil throws your sins into your face and declares that you deserve death and hell, tell him this: “I admit I deserve death and hell, what of it? For I know the One who suffered and made satisfaction on my behalf. His name is Jesus Christ, Son of God. Where He is, I shall be also.”

[different]

[different]

I work with people who say they believe God is there, but don’t yet trust Him. I have non-Christian friends – some are agnostics, on their way to find out what on earth and in heaven is really going on.

Some simply don’t care, living in this moment, the “here and now.”

And sometimes I still wonder – how should I behave around them?

Should I appear to be “just like them” or should there be something different about me?

[christian way of life]

[christian way of life]

This post is something that I have learned at one of the workshops a few days ago at the Eurasia Conference. The presenter was Jay Sunberg – pray for his family as they settle in a new country. How should a Christian live? What does it mean when we say “We should live a Christian …

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[obedience, trust, and sacrifice]

[obedience, trust, and sacrifice]

Most of the time, I hear people talk about old Abraham’s faith and obedience to God. I don’t want to diminish Abe’s faith – I still have to learn so much to believe like he did. However, even more than with Abraham’s dedication, I am always struck with Isaac’s attitude.