Live in Holiness
- Pastor Rusty - Oct. 27, 2023
“So I say this, and insist in the Lord, that you no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding, being alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardness of their hearts. Because they are callous, they have given themselves over to indecency for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness. But you did not learn about Christ like this, if indeed you heard about him and were taught in him, just as the TRUTH is in Jesus. You were taught with reference to your former way of life to lay aside the old man who is being corrupted in accordance with deceitful desires, to be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and to put on the new man who has been created in God’s image in righteousness and holiness that comes from TRUTH.
Therefore, having laid aside falsehood, each one of you speak the TRUTH with his neighbor, for we are members of one another. Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on the cause of your anger. Do not give the devil an opportunity. The one who steals must steal no longer; rather he must labor, doing good with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with the one who has need. You must let no unwholesome word come out of your mouth, but only what is beneficial for the building up of the one in need, that it may give grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk. Instead, be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ also forgave you.” Eph. 4:17-33.🔥
🙏“Father help us walk in, place value in, and relish TRUTH! Help us to recognize, despise, and repel deceit in all its capacities and all its practices especially when it comes from us. Make Us fall in love with TRUTH and the Spirit of TRUTH. In Jesus name! Amen!”
🙏Pray for us and our team as we travel down to Mexico to work at our sister work, Sende De Vida, in Reynosa, Mexico, That God would use us by the power of His Holy Spirit while we are there. God bless…. Pastor Rusty.