Of Legalism And Holiness

Of Legalism And Holiness “And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” (Galatians 5:24–25)  As it is obvious from the title, this article is about legalism and holiness. It seems that these two terms are often viewed … Continue reading Of Legalism And Holiness

The Holiness of God

Isaiah 6:1-8 2. Holiness of GodDownload The Holiness of God Holiness is so important that we find that Israel was a holy people, with a holy priesthood, who was anointed with holy oil, had holy garments, and who assured their holiness with washing, before they ministered in a holy place, serving and worshipping the holy … Continue reading The Holiness of God

The Doctrine of Sanctification

Sanctification/Holiness Defined As with most Biblical issues one must begin their study by asking the basic meaning of the issue that they are studying.  What does sanctification mean?  Simply put, sanctification is being separate, or set apart. One who is sanctified, or holy, is set apart from the run-of-the-mill person.   God is alone in His holiness, and we … Continue reading The Doctrine of Sanctification

Sound Doctrine And Sound Behavior

“knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, for whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and … Continue reading Sound Doctrine And Sound Behavior

The Authority Of The Local Church pt 2

Binding And Loosing In The Local Church             Our text shows Jesus stating that there is, within the local church, the authority to bind and loose as long as it is in accord with what has been done in heaven. When we consider that the ultimate authority in the church is Jesus Christ (See Matthew 28:18-20;Ephesians … Continue reading The Authority Of The Local Church pt 2