Holy, Holy, Holy

by Ken Green “And one called to another and said: ‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory’ ” (Isaiah 6:3)! The very first rule, the commandment that earns the #1 spot, states who God is: “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of…

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Why were the Israels not to mix two different kinds of seed?

Question: What is meant by the command not to mix two different kinds of seed in Leviticus 19 and Deuteronomy 22? Would this mean that humans should not selectively breed new hybrids? Answer: “You shall keep My statutes. You shall not let your livestock breed with another kind. You shall not sow your field with…

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The Holiness Movement

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/The-Holiness-Movement.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Thessalonians 5:16-28   I.         Pietism took off during the 1600’s with Philipp Jakob Spener (1635-1705)             A.        Eventually a denomination form that was referred to as the Moravian church             B.        From here we skip ahead to the early 1700’s II.        John Wesley (1703-1791)             A.        He was raised in the Church of England and eventually…

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The Dwelling Place of God

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DwellingPlaceOfGod.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Kings 8:22-30   I.         When the world was first created, mankind had direct access to God, but then sin entered the picture – Genesis 3:8             A.        Sin becomes a barrier between us and God – Isaiah 59:1-3 II.        God is everywhere – Psalms 139             A.        There is no place we could hide…

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Holiness: A Study of Leviticus

2016 Fall Gospel Meeting by Joe Works The Tabernacle of God https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016Fall1TheTabernacleOfGod.mp3 Tabernacle of God (Handout) Tabernacle of God (Powerpoint) God with Us (Powerpoint) The Value of Old Testament Study https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016Fall2TheValueOfOldTestamentStudy.mp3 The Value of Old Testament Study (Powerpoint) Be Holy for I am Holy https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016Fall3BeHolyForIAmHoly.mp3 Be Holy for I am Holy (Powerpoint) Acceptable to the…

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Expecting the Impossible

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/ExpectingTheImpossible.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Matthew 19:16-26   I.         With God, all things are possible – Matthew 19:26             A.        Even the saving of a wealthy man, if he desired to be saved.             B.        Yet, we must understand that some things are impossible for even God                         1.         It is impossible for God to lie – Hebrews 6:17-18                         2.         He cannot…

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Can someone live a holy life without undergoing baptism?

Question: I kindly wanted to ask: Can someone live a holy life without undergoing baptism? Answer: Can someone claim to be holy while disobeying God’s command? “And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations,…

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Holy Is His Name

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/HolyIsHisName1.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalm 99 I.         Near the end of his life Joshua told the people of Israel – Joshua 24:14-24             A.        After their declaration to serve God, it seems strange for Joshua to tell them that they are unable to serve because He is holy.             B.        What is it about holiness that makes God…

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Regarding God as Holy

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/HolyIsHisName2.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Peter 1:13-19   I.         Peter charges all Christians to conduct themselves in holiness – I Peter 1:15-16             A.        We will not see God without holiness – Hebrews 12:14             B.        And knowing that this world will end and we all must face God – II Peter 3:11             C.        Holiness is the idea of…

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On Being Holy

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/OnBeingHoly.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Peter 1:13-16   I.         When you are in a competition, you are told “Do your best.”             A.        It means we strive hard to achieve.             B.        Yet, at the same time I know there are going to be times when I don’t do my best.                         1.         I might be tired that day. I…

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