Everyone of us need to be running in this race, to deny ourselves, and to be serious about winning. Hebrews 12:1-3 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with […]
Holy: dedicated, consecrated, pure, sinless, separated from sin I Peter 1:15-16 But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy. Conversation in this scripture means our everyday living or conduct. Holiness is a positive action […]
“But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.” I Peter 1:15-16
To think that God would even make us holy is so beautiful; That this holy, loving, almighty God would send His Son to die to make us holy can be nothing but love. Holy, pure and just is what God makes an impure person into when one lets the blood of His son, Jesus Christ, wash all their sins away. We bring to God nothing but our filthy sins. We have nothing to offer Him except for ourselves, which is nothing, and God changes all that. He makes us into a vessel that is pure and holy. When you ask God to sanctify you and make you holy, you will become holy. You have His beautiful Spirit within. What a treasure!
And Moses and Aaron went into the tabernacle of the congregation, and came out, and blessed the people: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the people. And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: which when all the people saw, they shouted, and fell on their faces. Leviticus 9:23-24
For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect.
In Hebrews the 8th chapter, it instructs us how the Old Testament Law was a shadow of what was to come with Jesus Christ. God was planning to fulfill what the old sacrifices of the Law could not do. The old sacrifices would never change the heart to where it had a perfect love to obey God.