Godly Relationships – Practical Guide to Holiness #20

In the previous session we thought about loving the church, but what about our other relationships? How should we relate to our family, friends, work colleagues, and so on? In this video we think about why relationships are fundamental and what they should look like.

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19. Loving the Church – Practical Guide to Holiness

“The Church” is neither a building nor an event, but God’s people. We are to love our brothers and sisters in Christ. This is vital to understand if we are to make an impact on a world which is full of lonely and isolated people. At the same time, what does it actually look like?

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Being Thankful – Practical Guide to Holiness #18

In this session we are looking at one of the most difficult things in the Christian life – and yet we rarely talk about it. What prevents us from being thankful? Why is thankfulness good for us? And what does the Bible have to say about it?

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Cultivating Patience – Practical Guide to Holiness #17

Patience is a hard value to cultivate in a society which values instant gratification. How do we grow in patience? In this session we look at what patience is (and is not), especially patience in waiting for God’s promises and patience in suffering. We finish by looking at persistence in prayer.

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Zealous for God – Practical Guide to Holiness #16

We often think of being zealous as linked with fanaticism. It’s easy to think of bad examples of religious zealotry – suicide bombings and so on. But God is described in the Bible as “zealous”, and we should be as well. What does that look like in practice?

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Heavenly minded – Practical Guide to Holiness #15

Is it true that you can be so heavenly minded that you’re no earthly good? The truth is, being heavenly minded is actually to be rooted in a world which is more real than the world we live in. But what does it look like, and what kind of difference should it make to our lives?

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Godly Sincerity – Practical Guide to Holiness #14

One of the primary things we are looking for today is authenticity. We applaud people who are honest about themselves. At the same time, social media makes it easy for people to live fake lives in front of others. What does God have to say about sincerity? We look at the Bible, especially the story of Jacob, for answers.

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Constant Prayer – Practical Guide to Holiness #13

Prayer is one of the most fundamental things there is in the Christian life. At the same time, a lot of Christians struggle with it. In this session we look at why that is and what we can do about it. How often should we pray? What is prayer, and why do we find it so difficult? How can we built more intimacy in prayer?

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Filled with the Holy Spirit – Practical Guide to Holiness #11

The Holy Spirit has – sadly – been one of the most contentious issues in the church over the last 100 years or so. However, the Spirit is essential to our day-to-day lives as Christians. What part does the Holy Spirit have to play in our holiness?

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