Hymn lyrics by Reginald Heber, 1826 Music by John B. Dykes, pub.1861 Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty! Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee. Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty, God in three persons, blessed Trinity! Holy, holy, holy! All the saints adore thee, Casting down their golden crowns around the … Continue reading Holy, Holy, Holy
Say to Them Leviticus 19:1-2a NASB Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them… (Cf. 1 Co. 14:1-3; Eph. 4:14-16; Eph. 5:18-20; Heb. 3:12-13; 1 Thess. 5:11) It is not just the prophets and the pastors and teachers and elders who are … Continue reading Speak to Them
Called to be Holy 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 NASB Paul, called as an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling, with all who in every place call on the … Continue reading In, Not of It
“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will … Continue reading Living Sacrifices
When God says in his Word that we are to be holy as he is holy, he means that we are to be separate from (different, unlike) this sinful world, because we are becoming like Jesus. His idea of worship of him is that we offer our lives to him as living sacrifices, holy and … Continue reading In Holiness
Do you believe in the sovereignty of God? Do you believe our God and Lord Jesus Christ is far above all rule and authority, power and dominion? And, that Jesus Christ is before all things, and in him all things hold together, and that in everything he has the supremacy? Do you accept that He … Continue reading Worthy of the Gospel
As I was praying about what the Lord Jesus would have me write this evening, for I knew he was giving me another devotional to write, he put in my mind this passage of scripture found in Proverbs 6:6 (KJV): “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.” “A sluggard is … Continue reading Don’t Be a Slacker!