Category Archives: Holiness

You don’t embrace a drowning person

A rescue swimmer doesn’t embrace a drowning person. If you do that, the victim is likely to pull you under with him. Instead, a rescue swimmer tries to approach the drowning person from behind and gently propel him toward shore. There … Continue reading

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When we live down to the world’s expectations

It’s striking, the number of Bible passages that warn God’s people of the danger they face if they continue to indulge the sinful nature. When I was a child, we dismissed the warnings by saying they were addressed to pseudo-Christians … Continue reading

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