What is consecration?

Question: Hello brother Jeffrey, I have a question for you. Biblically speaking what is consecration? I noticed that this word had multiple definitions. Answer: The Hebrew word qadhash means “to be holy.” Thus, it refers to things or people dedicated to God or set apart for use in service to God. “Sanctify to Me every firstborn, the first…

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Unleavened Bread

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Unleavened-Bread.mp3 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…

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Nadab, Abihu, and Strange Fire

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Nadab-Abihu-and-Strange-Fire.mp3 by Ralph Walker Did God execute these two men over a simple exchange of fire? Fire is fire, isn’t it? Preaching the Bloody Bible

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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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Being Holy

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/BeingHoly.mp3 by Raymond Warfel

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Acceptable to the Lord

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/2016Fall4AcceptedByGod.mp3 by Joe Works Studying Leviticus

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Be Holy for I am Holy

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/2016Fall3BeHolyForIAmHoly.mp3 by Joe Works Studying Leviticus

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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

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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