We had another great sermon on Sunday. This one was about holiness, based on the section in the Sermon on the Mount about “turn the other cheek” (Matthew 5:38-48) and Moses’ call to holiness (Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18). I got so much out of the sermon that I’m going to devote three posts to it. Today: Law. Tomorrow: Gospel. Next day, a really thought-provoking quotation.
In the most basic sense, Pastor Douthwaite explained, “holiness” means “set apart.” So being holy means, on one level, simply being different. [Read more...]