Tag Archives: Holiness

The Foundation of God and Its Affect on Fellowship

I wrote an article on my author site primarily concerning 2 Timothy 2:19 and what Paul describes as God’s “sure foundation.” It’s at http://www.paulfpavao.com/sure-foundation.html and it spills over into discussing with whom Christians should fellowship and with whom they should … Continue reading

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Captain America Christianity

I was talking with my son the other day about some terrible deed done by some person or some character in a movie. I don’t remember which. My son told me, “Only someone completely evil or possessed by a demon … Continue reading

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Zealous for Good Works

You won’t be able to tell right away, but this is a followup to yesterday’s post about Ephesians and what we should be doing as churches. The title of this post comes from Titus 2:13-14 where we are told that … Continue reading

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The Gospel: Comment Response

Let’s take a break from Teachings That Must Not Be Lost to respond to a comment. It isn’t really a break. I’m trying to put TTMNBL posts up every two days, and this is going up on an inbetween day. … Continue reading

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Fall in Love with Jesus!

31 years ago, I attended a revival in a little Florida town called Niceville. Yeah, Niceville. The preacher was Danny Duvall, fresh out of college and fired up for Jesus. He not only preached, but he gathered up the young … Continue reading

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Second Century Timeline: Introduction

Whoo hoo! Yeah! This century … will … be … FUN. You know, I try to write this blog the way I would talk in front of an audience. Outside of church, where I and most others in the church … Continue reading

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Living the Christian Life: Revelation and the Release of the Spirit

This post was inspired by an email I received. There’s no personal information in my response, but paragraphs that start with something like “If you’re going to fight for any teaching …” refer to points in the email I received. … Continue reading

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Not Secretly and Not Deep Down

Long ago a deacon at a church I attended told me he’d like to get together with my wife and I. He couldn’t tell me what it was about, but he assured me it was spiritual. It sure was. It … Continue reading

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Holier Than Thou?

And if we do, if we really live holier than the world in such a marked way, dare we answer the world the way Octavius did? Continue reading

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That the Body of Sin Might Be Done Away With

The following is a daily devotional written by my father-in-law, Robert Maynard (no, not the former mayor of Oakland, CA). He calls it “Verse of the Day” and he sends it some co-workers and family, though he tells me he’s … Continue reading

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