Christians face many challenges and struggles - struggles with sin within, the devil's assault, and the world's temptations. How can the Christian find rest in such a world? This article shows that God’s throne and sanctuary is a place of finding such a rest. God’s throne is a place of purity, peace and protection. This is what Jeremiah witnessed, as recorded in Jeremiah 17:12.
Purity is a rare word in our sexualized culture. What does it mean to be pure? This article defines true biblical purity and examines the standard for purity. The author then applies the concept of purity to different areas of life through the perspective of Matthew 5:8. Purity is firstly a matter of the heart.
This is the sixth article in a nine part series on the Beatitudes as recorded in Matthew 5:3-12. This article focuses on the sixth Beatitude, which describes Christians as being marked by purity. This purity is modeled by God, and is a result of God's work through the Spirit. The author identifies some signs of both purity and impurity, and describes a way of pursuing purity in this life.