SERIES KEY VERSE & THOUGHT How we live out our faith will determine how God will bless and use us. 2 Peter 1:5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue…
Definition of purity: being free of contamination and immorality 2 Corinthians 7:1 Let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
Ephesians 1:4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE! John 3:29 The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. That joy is mine, and it is now complete.
REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE! When you know who you are, you’ll know what to do. 4 Consequences of yielding to temptation 1. Sin will disappoint you. 2. Sin will deceive you. 3. Sin will dominate you. 4. Sin will destroy you.
REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE! Purify yourself from anything that dulls your spiritual sensitivity or your love for holiness. Putting off sinful practices isn’t sufficient to make us holy. We must also put on righteousness.
REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE! REMEMBER YOUR CALLING! 1. Called to be Holy 3 things we are called to: 1 Peter 1:14-15 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do.”
REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE! REMEMBER YOUR CALLING! 1. Called to be Holy 2. Called to Renew 3 things we are called to: Romans 12:2 Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude]…
REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE! REMEMBER YOUR CALLING! 1. Called to be Holy 2. Called to Renew 3. Called to Cooperate 3 things we are called to:
James 1:21-22 21 So get rid of all uncleanness and the rampant outgrowth of wickedness, and in a humble (gentle, modest) spirit receive and welcome the Word which implanted and rooted [in your hearts] contains the power to save your souls. 22 But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth]. 3. Called to Cooperate The secret of purity is to maintain the relationship.