Category Archives: Christian Living

How to Shut Down Gossip and its Nasty Kin

                                                 For lack of wood the fire goes out,                 … Continue reading

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Manifestations of Humility

A humble person lives differently than a proud one. How does your life measure up in the area of humility? Here is a sample list to help you evaluate how humble you are. 1. Recognizing and trusting God’s character.  A … Continue reading

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Manifestations of Pride

As we have said, pride is blinding. This fact is why it is often difficult to see pride in ourselves, and yet so easy to see it in others. Here is a sample list of pride manifestations that can easily … Continue reading

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Are You Holy, or Are You Not?

The most pertinent question to ask is this: “Are you holy?” Listen, I pray you, to the question I put to you this day. Do you know anything of the holiness of which I have been speaking? I do not … Continue reading

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The Importance of Practical Holiness

Can holiness save us? Can holiness put away sin, cover iniquities, make satisfaction for transgressions, pay our debt to God? No, not a whit. God forbid that I should ever say so. Holiness can do none of these things. The … Continue reading

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The Nature of True Practical Holiness

First then, let me try to show what true practical holiness is: what sort of persons are those whom God calls holy? A man may go great lengths and yet never reach true holiness. It is not knowledge—Balaam had that; … Continue reading

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Do You Think of Holiness?

Let me speak a little to believers. I ask you this question, “Do you think you feel the importance of holiness as much as you should?” I admit I fear the temper of the times about this subject. I doubt … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Responding to Criticism

Criticism is inevitable. At certain times we will all face another person’s analysis or rebuke of our behavior. The best kind of criticism comes from friends, from those who know us and love us best. “Better is open rebuke than … Continue reading

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23 Things That Love Is

LOVE IS… being willing to have your life complicated by the needs and struggles of others without impatience or anger. LOVE IS… actively fighting the temptation to be critical and judgmental toward another while looking for ways to encourage and praise. LOVE … Continue reading

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