Text: Hebrews 12: 14. Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.
God instructs us to follow peace and holiness with all men.
If you desire to rest eternally with God after now, then you must abide by these principles of being at peace with men and living a Holy life.
As Jesus taught, He summarized the entire commandment into two saying; ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'” Luke 10:27.
It pleases God that we love men as we have loved ourself, we must treat men as we would want others to treat us, being at peace with men is a sign of love.
Holiness is the personality of Jesus Christ.
Jesus is a Holy God, there is no dirt in Him.
It pleases God that we live a Holy life.
You must flee ungodly and sinful activities that defy God’s temple which you are. Ephesians 5:13.
Remember once we were in darkness and God called us out of darkness into His great light that we might live for Him.
Avoid gainless talk and argument that will bring about confusion and division with you and other men, rather embrace all men with love and let your conversation be seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to live peacefully with men. Colossians 4:6.
Run from sinful stimuli, these things will hurt God and could deny you His kingdom. 2 Timothy 2:22.
God has told us how a young man (woman) would stay pure.
Psalm 119: 9. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
Beloved, build a good daily habit of studying God’s word.
You must embrace it, meditate therein day and night, make use of every opportunity where the word of God is taught truthfully and fellowship with other brethren.
It’s a wonder-working laid down principle passed unto Joshua and now us, that as we engage constantly on God’s word, we would be perfect before men and God.
Joshua 1: 8. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Sincerely call on God’s Holy Spirit thus morning;
Psalm 139: 23. Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: 24. And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.