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Holiness

© Karl J. Sneath

Holiness means love, joy, and peace.

It does not mean the absence of suffering.

Do these things seem incompatible?

Can you suffer and still experience love, joy and peace?

Yes.

~ Elisabeth Elliot

“And our hope of you is steadfast, knowing,

that as ye are partakers of the sufferings,

so shall ye be also of the consolation.”

~ II Corinthians 1:7 ~

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Our Sacred Work

“What you do in your house is worth as much as if you did it up in Heaven for our Lord God.

We should accustom ourselves to think of our position and work as sacred and well please to God,

not on account of the position or work, but on account of the Word and faith from which the obedience and the work flow.”

Martin Luther

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Approval

“For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God?

Or am I trying to please man?

If I were still trying to please man,

I would not be a servant of Christ.”

Galatians 1:10 (ESV)

Who’s approval do you seek?

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