Unleavened Bread

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Exodus 12:14-20   I.         Sometimes you can’t wait             A.        When Lot invited men to spend the night at his home, he didn’t have time wait for bread dough to rise, so his feast was served with unleavened bread – Genesis 19:3             B.        When it was time for Israel to leave Egypt, the departure…

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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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How can a Christian sin if we are to be holy like God?

Question: The Bible tells us that God commands us to be holy as He is holy. If we were allowed to sin and still make it into heaven, there would be no point in having heaven or hell. Why would “be holy as I am holy” even be in the Bible if it was not…

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Holy Is His Name

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 so…

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Regarding God as Holy

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 something…

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On Being Holy

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 might…

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What does it mean that God declared the seventh day holy?

Question: God blessed the seventh day. When God blessed the animals and human beings He said “Be fruitful and multiply.” Can this mean that God also said the same thing when God blessed the seventh day? Also, what does it mean that God has declared the seventh day holy? Answer: “Bless” means in this context…

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