Holiness shouldn’t be considered a list of dos and don’ts. Holiness should be sought after with the mindset that we set apart for God’s purpose. There is beauty in holiness.
Fear of God and holiness seem to go hand in hand in this passage. But why should I “fear God” and what does it matter when I do?
Our heavenly Father calls us to be holy as He is holy. There is no way I can even begin to become like Him. How are we to do that?
Peter speaks about holiness, which means being set apart. He tells us to set our hope on the grace of Jesus Christ. How do we know when we have done that? Where and when do we take our stand?
Jesus offers to give us a new life, that we can be re-born, given a 2nd chance to set things right. How does this work, and what can I do to lay hold of that promise?
After His resurrection Jesus gave His disciples three things that gave them peace. What can we learn from that day, that can help us find peace in the world today?
What does the Bible tell us when we fear we might be losing our hope? Where are we to turn, who are we to lean on?
Why do you think it is that people don’t want Jesus in their lives? Why does it say in John 1, that Jesus came but they did not receive Him?
If people are not our enemy, who is? And how are we do defeat such a foe? What is the purpose of the war?