Holiness Blog Posts

For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness. 1 5/5 (1)

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more. For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus. For thi...
by Thank you Jesus Site News Bolg on Dec 25, 2016

What Breaks God's Heart?

One of the most quoted phrases from contemporary worship in recent times would have to be "Break my heart for what breaks Yours" from Brooke Fraser's well loved song 'Hosanna'.  Every time I sing these words I immediately think of all that is br...
by EphesiansFour12 on Nov 21, 2016

Who Am I?

While talking to the Lord this morning He reminded me of some important truths about my personal holiness. Far too often I fixate on 'who I am NOT' and lose sight of 'who I AM' in Christ. When I focus on what I am lacking (that is, my sinfulness), I...
by EphesiansFour12 on Jul 13, 2016

HOLY! A review...

Yesterday, I partnered with a number of Salvation Army Corps around Melbourne to help launch a new book during our church service that was co-written by two of my Salvation Army Officer colleagues and friends, Major Stephen Court and Captain Peter Br...
by EphesiansFour12 on Feb 7, 2016

The Battle is Not Yours

I was lead to a passage this morning I have never read.  I saw one verse, and it was so powerful that I wanted to see the whole story.  I was blessed by the hope, once again just seeing God’s mighty work and His delivered promises. The verse...
by Willing Spirit Soul Ablaze on Oct 26, 2015

Realigning Christianity

If you are a follower of Jesus Christ who has declared His Lordship over your life, accepted His Word as the source of truth, and received His Spirit as your guide, then this post is for you...and me!We are "a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a...
by EphesiansFour12 on Jun 29, 2015

monasticism, clericalism and the priesthood of all believers

by Benjamin Mann & Abbot Nicholas Zachariadis   In an unusual, perhaps surprising turn of events, we now have a pope who speaks often and explicitly against clericalism: that is, against the erroneous assumption that the Catholic clergy are...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 30, 2014

monasticism, clericalism and the priesthood of all believers

by Benjamin Mann & Abbot Nicholas Zachariadis   In an unusual, perhaps surprising turn of events, we now have a pope who speaks often and explicitly against clericalism: that is, against the erroneous assumption that the Catholic clergy are...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 30, 2014

monasticism, clericalism and the priesthood of all believers

by Benjamin Mann & Abbot Nicholas Zachariadis   In an unusual, perhaps surprising turn of events, we now have a pope who speaks often and explicitly against clericalism: that is, against the erroneous assumption that the Catholic clergy are...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 30, 2014

rumours of ‘cults’

  A guest at our church service yesterday mentioned how a concerned friend of his wondered if we were a ‘cult’, noting the rumours surrounding the name ‘Church of God’, at least in Singapore (there are hundreds of Protest...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 28, 2014

rumours of ‘cults’

  A guest at our church service yesterday mentioned how a concerned friend of his wondered if we were a ‘cult’, noting the rumours surrounding the name ‘Church of God’, at least in Singapore (there are hundreds of Protest...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 28, 2014

how to evangelise without a saying a word

by Jared M Silvey   St. Francis of Assisi is said to have once instructed his followers to “preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.” Underlying this statement is the idea that the Christian message is made more credib...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 2, 2014

how to evangelise without saying a word

by Jared M Silvey   St. Francis of Assisi is said to have once instructed his followers to “preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.” Underlying this statement is the idea that the Christian message is made more credib...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 2, 2014

”the bible and homosexuality: the last prejudice”

by Peter Gomes   Among religious people who wish to take the bible seriously there is no more vexed topic today than that of homosexuality. Theologians and biblical scholars have generate an enormous literature on the subject but it is so electr...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Mar 25, 2014

the bible and homosexuality: the last prejudice

by Peter Gomes   Among religious people who wish to take the bible seriously there is no more vexed topic today than that of homosexuality. Theologians and biblical scholars have generate an enormous literature on the subject but it is so electr...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Mar 25, 2014

I Can See Clearly Now - I See MYSELF

One of the activities I used to enjoy doing to relax was drawing.  When my children were around two years old I attempted to draw my daughter sitting on a large log at a country market.  While incomplete, I was particularly proud of my...
by EphesiansFour12 on Feb 9, 2014

“the catholic church: home for sinners”

by Regis Martin   ‘The Confession’ by Giuseppe Molteni, 1838   Perched majestically atop courthouse buildings in almost every land, there stands the Roman goddess Justitia, armed with sword in one hand, scales in the other, e...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jan 21, 2014

Camping in a Good Place

I remember some of my first camping outings, and the valuable lessons that came from those experiences. One of the most significant insights I quickly gleaned, shared a theme with a famous real estate axiom: location, location, location. Where you ca...
by Thinking Faith Cafe on Nov 14, 2013

The Archbishop’s Arrow

Maurice Abbot was a clothier in a village 20 miles from London. One night his pregnant wife, Alice, dreamed that if she could catch a pike, her child would be a boy. She rushed to the nearby river and trapped a young pike in her pitcher. She cooked i...
by Laboring In The Lord on Oct 29, 2013

Book Review: Buddhist India Rediscovered by Aruna Deshpande: A Lovely Book Appraised By Dalai Lama

Buddhist India Rediscovered has been beautifully carved by Aruna Deshpande to compile all Buddhist locations across India. India's rich and one of the oldest cultures consists of lot of said and unsaid stories about Buddhism. Where many places are to...
by Pebble In The Still Waters on Sep 29, 2013
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