As Christians we are called to be “set apart.” Romans 12:2 says, “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” The term set apart seems to have acquired an air of distinction that borders on haughtiness. Our goal in seeking to be set apart may not be haughtiness or to stand on higher ground so that we can look down on people, but that pitfall seems to subtly permeate our pursuit of "holiness." So what, then, does being set apart really look like.Read More
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Often, the Christians we characterize as pure are the more timid and gentle ones of us. Normally the more outgoing, Type A personalities don’t get thrown into the pure group. They are more often the ones we say are “bold” or “courageous.” It seems like people use the word “pure,” more often than not, to describe the wallflowers. Those who don’t talk much or are shy often get put into the pure category, but purity and timidity don’t go together… at all!Read More