A great joy tonight to join with part of our family as they had a meal in their new home. Helping them move into a house a few days ago; perceiving tonight that with their presence the empty house has already become a home. From Andrew Peterson: What makes a house meaningful is the stories …

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Every action of Jesus demonstrated holiness, and also provided insight into the character of God as holy. Holiness does not look to itself, rather it demonstrates gracious generosity and consideration. Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness is full of responsive holiness. From Holier Than Thou by Jackie Hill Perry. …a holy God cannot be a self-serving …

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Back in the day R.C. Sproul’s The Holiness Of God was my introduction to that defining quality of God’s being. Jackie Hill Perry mentions that book, and a number of others which preceded it, sharing that theme, in introducing her book Holier Than Thou. It is a popular level expression of her own reflections and …

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The revivalistic emphasis can result in a neglect on bringing the Bible’s teaching about the life of faith and discipleship. It is also possible to neglect the call to salvation through an unbalanced emphasis on practical aspects of Christian living. A balance is obviously called for, especially because salvation without the Lordship of Jesus is …

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