Pursuit of Holiness

Holiness in an Unholy World

Men’s Small Group // May 2, 2022 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group and is based on the book “Pursuit of Holiness” by Jerry Bridges (Chapter 16) John 17:14-17 ESVI have given them your word, and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. [15] I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one*. [16] They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. [17] Sanctify… Continue reading Holiness in an Unholy World

Holiness and Our Wills

Men’s Small Group // April 11, 2022 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group and is based on the book “Pursuit of Holiness” by Jerry Bridges (Chapter 13) Philippians 2:12-13 ESVTherefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, [13] for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Holiness in Spirit

Men’s Small Group // April 4, 2022 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group and is based on the book “Pursuit of Holiness” by Jerry Bridges (Chapter 12) 2 Corinthians 6:16 – 7:1 ESV[6:16] What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, “I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. [17] Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and touch no… Continue reading Holiness in Spirit

Help in the Daily Battle

Men’s Small Group // February 21, 2022 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group and is based on the book “Pursuit of Holiness” by Jerry Bridges (Chapter 7) Romans 6:5-11 ESVFor if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his. [6] We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin. [7] For one who has died has been… Continue reading Help in the Daily Battle

The Holiness of Christ

Men’s Small Group // January 31, 2022 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group and is based on the book “Pursuit of Holiness” by Jerry Bridges (Chapter 4) 2For our sake 1he made him to be sin who knew no sin, 3so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV 1This means that God the Father made Christ to be regarded and treated as “sin” even though Christ himself never sinned. 2That is, God regarded and treated “our” sin (the sin of all who would believe in Christ) as if our… Continue reading The Holiness of Christ

Holiness is not an Option

Men’s Small Group // January 24, 2022 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group and is based on the book “Pursuit of Holiness” by Jerry Bridges (Chapter 3) Necessity of Personal & Practical Holiness Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.(Hebrews 12:14) Main point of this chapter is that there is a holiness we have in Christ before God, and a holiness which we are to strive after. These two aspects of holiness complement each other. Our salvation is a salvation to holiness. We are through… Continue reading Holiness is not an Option

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