New Highland Baptist Church Podcast

Sept. 1, 2013 “The God Upstream” Joshua 3-4

September 01, 2013
New Highland Baptist Church Podcast
Sept. 1, 2013 “The God Upstream” Joshua 3-4
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New Highland Baptist Church Podcast
Sept. 1, 2013 “The God Upstream” Joshua 3-4
Sep 01, 2013
Rev. Dr. Robert Lee
Show Notes
Part 7 of “The Rivah”A Series on Rivers in the Bibleby Rev. Dr. Robert Lee“Joshua told the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you’” (Joshua 3:5, NIV).Definition: To consecrate is “to be holy, to be dedicated, to be set apart, to be pure.”Why should we be holy?1. Because it is a COMMAND -- “. . . so be holy in all you do” (1 Peter 1:15).2. Because of the PERSON of God -- “Be holy because I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16).3. Because we are DIFFERENT -- “. . . live your lives as strangers here in reverent fear” (1 Peter 1:17b).4. Because of the COST -- “. . . you were redeemed from the empty way of life . . . [by] the precious blood of Christ” (1 Peter 1:18-19).How are we to be Holy?1. Prepare your minds -- (1 Peter 1:13).2. Guard your heart -- (Proverbs 4:23).