Studies in Holiness

The Hidden Sin

Posted by on Oct 26, 2012 in Holiness

This guest post is from Ryan Gustason of Pentecostal Blogger. Please visit his site for studies in Apostolic theology. Ryan is an excellent Bible teacher and writer.

The Internet is a great place. On its pages you can find just about anything, from blogs about the bible to live video streams of political debates. Unfortunately, with the open forum of the Internet also comes the dark side.

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12 Minute Prayer Challenge by Anita Sargeant

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in Books, Holiness, Reviews

Most Christians struggle to pray just a few minutes a day. Eventually, a few minute a day becomes a few minutes a week. A lot happens to our spiritual health and growth when we let our prayer time slip. We become caught up in the cares of the world. We lose sight of what God wants us to do. We become lukewarm, and eventually cold and backslid. The solution is prayer, but the question that keeps us from prayer is how to start. How do we build a successful prayer life that will help us to grow in God?

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Attitudes – Wrath

Posted by on Nov 19, 2011 in Holiness

Wrath is strong, violent anger. It often includes rage and the desire to punish or get revenge. It is often displayed through cutting remarks. Wrath often makes us resentful toward others. It is one of the most dangerous attitudes.

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Attitudes – Clamour

Posted by on Nov 12, 2011 in Holiness

Clamour is demanding, shouting, or being overly forceful.

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: (Eph 4:31 KJV)

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Attitudes – Anger

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in Holiness

Anger is extreme displeasure. Anger is not always intense and it is not always seen outwardly. If anger goes uncontrolled it is usually manifested by lashing out at others. If anger is controlled correctly it can be beneficial, just as Jesus angered when he saw the money changers in the temple.

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Attitudes – Bitterness

Posted by on Oct 29, 2011 in Holiness

Many times when things don’t go our way resentment can build up over time. This can cause us to become bitter over certain situations. Bitterness toward others causes us to be harsh, sharp, and resentful. It causes us to speak harshly to others and to be negative. It causes us to have a bad attitude toward others.

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