Paul encouraged believers to run the good race finishing life in the holiness of God. Jesus called us to new heights of holy living by the power of His Word and God’s Spirit. Similar to an athlete competing in the pole vault, Jesus has set an increasingly high bar for us to aim for in our striving to pursue holy living in this world. Dave Wager is back with us to discuss how Jesus set the ultimate standard, raised the bar on holy living, and by God’s grace and Spirit we can reach new heights in Christ.
Scriptures mentioned on today’s program: Matthew 5:1-12, Matthew 5:43-48, Romans 14:23
Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin. James 4:17
Matthew 18:21, 2 Corinthians 3:18,
For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. Romans 8:29