Rules for Holy Living | Jay Fesperman (2/3)

Rules for Holy Living | Jay Fesperman (2/3)

Obedience is a learning process. We don’t have to be taught to be disobedient; we are born that way. We read in Psalms 51:5, “Surely I have been a sinner from birth”. Learning requires both a teacher and a follower. So since God said, “Be holy...
Rules for Holy Living | Jay Fesperman (2/3)

Rules for Holy Living | Jay Fesperman (1/3)

Recently I attended a beautiful service of worship in a lovely church. The worship culminated with several people dancing beautifully around the altar. They were mostly young people in the early 20’s – that age group with whom we minister so much. And I...

Be Holy? HOW??? | Jay Fesperman (3/3)

But how do we come to live in this HOLINESS? By an act of our will! By hearing the Word of God and determining to DO what it says. So there’s a great big “IF” following the Scripture from Colossians, which we quoted [previously]: “But now He...
Be Holy? HOW??? | Jay Fesperman (2/3)

Be Holy? HOW??? | Jay Fesperman (2/3)

But our holiness depends on our mentality. What do we choose to do and [who do we choose to] be? We live in the flesh but we are not of the flesh – unless we choose to be. Paul says, “Though you used to be slaves to sin, you have wholeheartedly obeyed the...
Be Holy? HOW??? | Jay Fesperman (2/3)

Be Holy? HOW??? | Jay Fesperman (1/3)

While I was jogging this morning, I was running over in my mind Matthew 5:48, “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Having tried awfully hard in the past to obey his command and knowing constant failure, I began to pray in the Spirit...
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