Posts Tagged "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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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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Attitudes – Forgiveness

Posted by on Oct 22, 2011 in Holiness

Having love toward one another brings forgiveness. Forgiveness sometimes means we bare the burden of other’s mistakes. It sometimes means letting go of a situation even when you’re in the right. It means not having to win every argument.

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Attitudes – Love

Posted by on Oct 15, 2011 in Holiness

The first most basic attitude is love. Jesus includes loving God with the first commandment, and loving others as the second commandment:

36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law?  37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  38 This is the first and great commandment.  39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.  40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”  (Mat 22:36-40 KJV)

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