I’ve just read, at the “Pray Millennials” blog, that Jerry Bridges has passed away. I’m reposting these quotations from his book, “Holiness: Day by Day.” This book was a great blessing to me. I hope these excerpts will bring blessing to you. ______________________________________________________________ “Our worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the […]Read More Quotations from Jerry Bridges (Holiness Day by Day: Transformational Thoughts for Your Spiritual Journey)
“Come to him … be yourselves built into a spiritual house” (1 Peter 2:4-5). This speaks to us of personal conversion and life in fellowship with God’s people. The life of holiness, to which we are called, is to be lived in fellowship with God’s people. We are to encourage one another to live a […]Read More Faith, Holiness, Worship And Witness
Revelation 18:1-19:10 We read of the fall of Babylon (18:2,10,16-17,19,21). We live in a time of sinful rebellion against God. This will be followed by the time of God’s holy judgment. What is God saying to His own people at this time? – ‘Come out of her, My people, so that you will not share […]Read More God Is Calling Us To Be Holy.
Holiness and honesty are two qualities which are to characterize the life of the Christian. The ‘laws’ in Deuteronomy stress the importance of holiness. Jesus, in His parable of the shrewd manager, emphasizes the importance of honesty – “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much” (Luke 16:10). We are […]Read More Holiness And Honesty
2 Corinthians 4:1-5:10 God has called us to salvation – ‘God has shone in our hearts…’(4:6). He has called us to service – ‘having this ministry by the mercy of God’(4:1). We receive salvation through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ: ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved’(Acts 16:31). We are not to […]Read More The Holy Spirit Is Our ‘Guarantee Of Heavenly And Eternal Glory.’
2 Kings 15:23-16:20 Within every one of us, there is conflict. It is the conflict between good and evil (2 Kings 15:34,24,28; 2 Kings 16:2). Paul experienced this conflict: ‘I can will what is right, but I cannot do it. I don’t do the good I want to do. Instead, I do the evil that […]Read More What are we to do when we feel the conflict between good and evil is tearing us apart?
The people of God lived in a situation where there was much idolatry. For them, there could be no compromise. We are to be watchful as the Lord’s Return draws near. We dare not live as the world does. We are to live in the Lord’s way. In the midst of “an ungodly nation”, we […]Read More Let Us Live The Lord’s Way – Not The World’s Way.