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  • Be Holy?

    Contributed by John Kilough on Apr 24, 2014
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     | 7,561 views

    "Be holy, for I am holy." For most people this can be a very intimidating statement. The Lord God says, "Be holy, for I am holy." The issue with that is, well God is God and I am not. It is easy for Him to say be holy, but I just have way too many faults. However, we love the Lord and we are ...read more

  • Holiness

    Contributed by Steven Wunderink on Jul 16, 2007
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     | 4,359 views

    Holiness My brothers and I collected Baseball cards as kids and we would play with them. How do you "play" with baseball cards? We would sort through them, divide them into teams, build our own allstar team, and sort out the duplicates for trading in school the next day. My brother was a BIG ...read more

  • Holiness

    Contributed by Steven Wunderink on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,737 views

    Holiness Are you living a HOLY life? If I went to your friends at work and asked, "Is (you) a Christian?" How would they answer? Would they say "Absolutely! The guy prays at every meal, he will pray with people who are hurting, he always is there to help out, and he is the best employee at ...read more

  • Holiness

    Contributed by Lay Man on Jun 18, 2008
     | 3,586 views

    HOLINESS "But they could not endure to hear of purity, and of victory over sin and the devil. They said they could not believe any could be free from sin on this side of the grave. I bade them give over babbling about the Scriptures, which were holy men’s words, whilst they pleaded for ...read more

  • Holy Joy

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Apr 6, 2012
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    HOLY JOY Richard Foster describes holy joy like this: "Joy, not grit, is the hallmark of holy obedience. ...It is a cheerful revolt against self and pride. ...Utter abandonment to God is done freely and with celebration. And so I urge you to enjoy this ministry of self-surrender. ...The ...read more

  • Holy Images

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 6, 2012
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     | 3,443 views

    HOLY IMAGES There are three true stories about holy images: A few years ago a woman in New Mexico was frying tortillas. One of the tortillas burned and the result was an image that looked like a face; she thought it looked like Jesus. She took the tortilla to her priest and he agreed it looked ...read more

  • The Holiness Of God

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on May 29, 2007
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     | 2,731 views

    The Holiness of God: I was in B.Q (D.I.Y.STORE) this week getting some paint for these walls in the church and I had it mixed on a machine, but the main ingredient was white their were tints of other colours but the main one used was white... And its the same with God’s Holiness God’s love is a ...read more

  • What Holiness Is Not

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
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     | 3,665 views

    WHAT HOLINESS IS NOT John Charles Ryle, Anglican bishop of Liverpool in the 19th century speaks of holiness. He says, "It is not knowledge...nor great profession...nor doing many things...nor zeal for certain matters in religion..." He continues that holiness is not "morality and outward ...read more

  • Holy Ground

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Nov 2, 2007
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    "Holy Ground" Recently, I came across an internet story about (one of my childhood idols and American icon) Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers Neighborhood. Perhaps most of you are aware that Fred Rogers, was a Presbyterian Minister, and died – February 27 - in 2003 at the age of 74. But what ...read more

  • Happiness... Or Holiness?  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,370 views

    Happiness... or Holiness? We Christians have sometimes made a mistake when leading others to Christ in allowing (or encouraging) them to believe that, once they are born-again children of God, there will no longer be any trials in their lives. This may be especially true when they come ...read more

  • Holy Child  PRO

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Nov 30, 2004
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     | 1,675 views

    HOLY CHILD Ah, dearest Jesus, holy Child, Make thee a bed, soft, undefiled, Within my heart, that it may be A quiet chamber kept for Thee. My heart for very joy doth leap, My lips no more can silence keep, I too must sing, with joyful tongue, That sweetest ancient cradle song, ...read more

  • The Holy Huddle

    Contributed by Donny Granberry on Oct 16, 2009
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    THE HOLY HUDDLE The job of the church is not to impact the church, but our job is to impact the world. It’s like a huddle in a football game. 70,000 people don’t pay $75.00 a ticket to watch the Texans huddle. What if you went to a Texans game and for two and a half hours you watched 11 men ...read more

  • Holiness And Happiness  PRO

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Mar 14, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,164 views

    HOLINESS AND HAPPINESS Quote taken from an article "9 Points for Preaching on the Problem of Evil" by Norman L. Geisler, a distinguished professor of apologetics at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California: "The stark truth is that God is more interested in our holiness than in ...read more

  • Reflecting Holiness

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Feb 22, 2021
     | 490 views

    Life has its challenges to our walking in God’s presence. But, we are presented with an opportunity, in all things remember that the closer you are to God, the more defined and ...read more

  • Holy Goats

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 3,202 views

    Joke- Holy Goats A group of college boys wanted to smuggle the football team mascot into their dormitory room- so they made intricate plans so they would not get found out. “But what about the smell?” someone ...read more

  • The Bible As Holy

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2009
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    THE BIBLE AS HOLY The Bible is deemed a holy book by 84% of the U.S. public. Although 84% of Barna Research respondents described themselves as Christian, 7% did not consider the Bible to be sacred, while 38% of adults who do not consider themselves Christian categorized it as such. Most ...read more

  • The Book "Holy Blood, Holy Grail" Speaks Of The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Scott Weber on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,845 views

    The Book "Holy Blood, Holy Grail" speaks of the destruction of early Christian texts during the persecutions of the emperor Diocletion of 303 A.D., after which it continues: “As a result Christian documents—especially in Rome—all but vanished. When Constantine commissioned new versions of these ...read more

  • The Holy War By John ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 27, 2012
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    THE HOLY WAR BY JOHN BUNYAN John Bunyan wrote another classic besides Pilgrim’s Progress. It was a book called The Holy War. The focus of the story was the capture of a city called Mansoul. In it Diabolus (the devil) has taken it and the battle rages as the Prince Emmanuel works to recapture it. ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit Compared To Hydroelectric ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 9, 2012
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     | 4,437 views

    THE HOLY SPIRIT COMPARED TO HYDROELECTRIC POWER As Christians we may be compared with a reservoir for producing electrical power, like one of those you see when you drive to Niagara Falls. When we accept Christ, construction of our reservoir is complete. We now have the potential to be useful and ...read more

  • Anointing And The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 29, 2012
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     | 3,453 views

    ANOINTING AND THE HOLY SPIRIT In Scripture there seems to be a parallel in the operation of the Holy Spirit and anointing oil: 1. Anointing. The act of anointing indicated the bestowal of authorization through the spirit to act in certain capacities. a. The anointing symbolized the ...read more