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The Highway to Holiness (3 of 12)
Series: Dynamic Truths For Difficult Times
I Peter 1:13-21
I want you to take God's Word and turn to I Peter 1:13-21. This is the third in a series of messages I am preaching from the book of I Peter. Today I am talking about "The Highway To Holiness."
1 Peter 1:13-21 "Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance: but as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy. And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear: Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you, Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God."
What is the revelation of Jesus Christ? That is His unveiling. The word revelation means unveiling, so that is talking about the coming of our Lord when He will be revealed in power and glory. Conversation means behavior, lifestyle. Your sojourning is the time you are on the earth, your walk on the earth. Notice particularly verse 15 that talks about holiness, "But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation." Now there is a highway to holiness and God wants those of us who are His people to walk on that highway in our daily life. Baptists get scared when you talk about holiness. We are intere ...
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