How can you and I be holy?
Originally posted on The Life Church of Des Plaines:
1 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.”
If you’re worried about offending people, you’re probably not a good Apostolic. You can’t blend in with the world and be Apostolic. You are to be salt and light to the world.
Outward holiness, is it necessary? Yes.
History repeats itself. Nicholas in Acts 6 was one of the first deacons chosen. History tells us that he eventually backslid into a kind of legalism practiced by some of the Jews. He abused the doctrine of the grace of God. He called it ‘freedom’. Nicholas and his followers erred in combatting one extreme with another.
Rev 2:14-15 “But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac…
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