We need some regeneration going on here. Itís time we search out ourselves that we save our nation; including our children, their children and generations to come. God is saying again to man ďI am the Almighty God; walk before me and be thou perfectĒ. Itís time we once again realize that we must return to a state of HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD.
Leviticus 11:44 for I am the Lord your God; ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy.
God wants us to be perfect with him in spirit and in truth. God has established us a holy people unto himself and we are to keep his Commandments and walk in his Ways. As God told Joshua in Joshua 7:13 up, sanctify the people, and say Sanctify yourselves against tomorrow. What we do today affects our children tomorrow. We are responsible for the actions of those we lead if we donít deal with life from a spiritual perspective and demand that God be God in the life of man. Stand in awe of God and sin not. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputed not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile. If we love God, we hate evil and preserve the lives of man. Blessed is the undefiled in the way that will walk in the law of the Lord. Blessed are they that keep his testimonies and seek him with the whole heart.
There is a way, get on the highway and stay there. This is our hope. Isaiah 35:8 and an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those; the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.
We need to and it is time to turn back to the Way of the Lord. That way is the Way of Holiness that the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. Paul said in Romans 12:1-2 I beseech you therefore brethren, by the mercies of God that ye present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that; good and acceptable and perfect will of God. We are to abhor that which is evil and cleave to that which is good.
We the people are the temples of God and how we treat these bodies God has given us to house his Spirit is important to life itself. God has allowed disturbances, afflictions, disasters, diseases, and curses because of the sin of man; yet we donít obey or heed the call to HOLINESS. Since we have not we have allowed aliens to come in and attack the spirit of man. Not only is the spirit of man defiled but their bodies also. God has given to man everything and yet man has not returned the love God has for us. When we love God we will obey His Word. We will love our children. When children donít show love, they have not received love. Money doesnít buy love, it doesnít tell a child that mommy or daddy loves me. Itís the hugs, the words itself. The strength I carry today is because I gave love and when my husband, stepson, and sons were murdered I found solace in our last words; ďI love youĒ.
If any man defile the temple of God (the body) him shall God destroy. The temple of God is holy and when we say God didnít make us what we are we are evil. We cannot drink the cup of the Lord, saying we love him and the cup of the devil. We cannot partake of both, either we are in Christ or we are not. Itís time to awake to righteousness and sin not. We must stand for what is right; not dipping in what is wrong to satisfy man. What fellowship has right with wrong other than to correct the action? Itís no time to condescend down to sin but to speak against it. Cry loud and spare not; what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness and what communion hath light with darkness? Itís time to clean ourselves and our country up from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit and perfect ourselves in HOLINESS in the fear of God. Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. We need to have a change of heart and mind that we present ourselves holy, unblameable, and unreproveable in Godís sight.
I Thessalonians 4:3-4, 7 for this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: that every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour, for God hat not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
God has from the beginning chosen us to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth. The end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned. Godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. Be thou an example of the believers in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, and in purity. Godliness with contentment is great gain. We are to be people of God that may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works and fulfill all that God has appointed into our hands to do.
Church we have a call; a spiritual call. America we have a call; a natural call. Parents we have a call; to love and teach our children right and wrong. Leaders we have a call; to protect the righteousness of God in the lives of people that we lead. We have a call to have a conscience toward God concerning the things of God that has been called to order from the beginning.
Holiness is the gift of God through the mediation of Christ. Everything dedicated to God, partakes in a certain manner, of His holiness. Holiness signifies that every thought of man, every emotion, every act, every deed, yea all that combines to make up oneís life, is determined by the will of god; and thus the old man who has been burdened by worldly lust and shackled with the chains of the flesh, is cast off, and the new man is fully put on. This is both the work of God and man. This divine grace comes of God through Christ, and man must seize this proffered hand of God, using this sanctifying means of grace with the assistance of God for perfecting his state of purity. Man must put off the old man and put on the new man to be a Christian. God will make us new, if we will first by Godís grace put off the old man.
Holiness, Perfection, and Sanctification are three beautiful synonyms in religious experience but must become a part of everyday life in the life of man. Perfection is a state of purity; an endowment of complete excellence; ideal, faultlessness. Sanctification is the state of being sanctified or made holy; especially, the act of Godís grace by which the minds and hearts of men are purified, alienated from sin, and exalted to a supreme love for God. Consecration means we are set apart for a sacred purpose; made free from sin; cleansed from moral corruption; made efficient in the cause of the Master. These three comprehends the whole of the Christian life and life as a whole. We who are effectively regenerated have a new heart and a new spirit.