What on Earth
What on Earth is Sanctification? It is sort of like the old fellow who was a drinker, a carouser, a liar and a user, but was soundly converted and he characterized his progress by saying, “I ain’t what I oughter be – and I ain’t what I’m gonner be – but thank the Lord I ain’t what I useter be neither!” Hebrews 10:10 10 By [a]this will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
Churches there are a lot of them. Why so many Denominations? What on Earth is the church? 1 Timothy 3:15 15 but [a]in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how [b]one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
What on Earth does the Holy Spirit do? John 14:26 26 But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.
Ephesians 5:18 18 And do not get drunk with wine, [a]for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit Luke 15:11-32 The Prodigal Son 11 And He said, “A man had two sons. 12 The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the estate that falls to me.’ So he divided his [a]wealth between them. 13 And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living. 14 Now when…
Some seek perfection in order. Some seek perfection in obedience. Being Perfect – Dictionary definition (a) being entirely without fault or defect (b) satisfying all requirements (c) corresponding to an ideal standard or abstract concept 1 Peter 5:10 10 After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.
Being Spiritual a.Many speak of Spirituality: 1)Many perspectives. 2)A sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves. 3)Involves a search for meaning in life. 4)As a universal human experience. 5)A spiritual experience as sacred or transcendent or simply a deep sense of aliveness and interconnectedness. James 1:26-27 26 If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not [a]bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless. 27 Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and…