Augustine was bound in sin and needed to be set free for holy living. This is why conversion cannot be separated from holiness, because this separates the second person of the Trinity from the third person of the Trinity.
Miriam Swaffield introduces us to biblical holiness as God's gift and invitation to carry his transforming presence with us everywhere in the world.
Whatever you are facing, God is greater. Whatever you fear, there is a promise you can trust.
In some sense, the entire New Testament outside of the Gospels can be summarized by “abide and obey.”
God does not ask us to do what he himself has not already done. God has given us the resources to love.
The gods were personified sources of power that reflected the breadth of humanity, including its best and more often its worst attributes.
While the context of our spiritual formation is different, Jesus presents the same basic opportunities and questions to all of us.
God created human beings with an inherent passion to worship and serve. Therefore, we will worship and serve someone or something—and this is where habitual sin comes in.
Do you hunger for more—more from life, more from yourself, more from God?
Christians can choose to receive what God offers, so that there can be in our lives reflections of the very nature of God.