put God first at all times, yes it is hard
because of this old world, but we have to
be christ like and devote our thoughts to
the higher power, and let him guide us,
---betty on 3/23/08|
I think that to live a Holy life, all you need to do is focus on God when your mind starts to wander, especially when you first wake up. Focus on God as much as possible and I believe he will guide you.
---Devin on 3/23/08|
Having trouble is normal.Try to live so that the trouble you have isn't the result of sin, ignorance, and character flaws. Trouble should cause you to lean on Jesus more and be less content with this world. Stay in the Bible, keep your mind on Him and be full of prayer. During good times or troublesome times praise God. Keep your eyes on Him and don't let your problems overwhelm you.
---Gilbert on 6/24/07|
Dear Brian, after receiving Christ as your savior, and allowing the Holy Spirit to take up residence in your life, he will not allow you to do as you wish, there will no longer be any pleasure in it, you are bought with a price, your life now belongs to God, he has purchased you back from the hand of the enemy, and it is his desire to give you abundant life, if you believe it, you will wait for him to do so !!!
---Gayla on 6/24/07|
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and love your neighbor as yourself. To love God is to know Him and that's through continued reading of the Bible - not concordances, Christian dictionaries, novels, or any other reference books, just you, the Bible and the Holy Spirit. The Bible is full of examples on how to love God and how to love your neighbors.
---Steveng on 6/24/07|
Bible says that if we set our minds on the things of the Spirit,we can walk in the Spirit which is holiness. However, we are at "war with our members" and there is a struggle between our flesh and spirit. Our righteousness comes from Jesus Christ and with our minds set on Him,we are holy in so far as we are able. Paul says 'thanks be to Jesus Christ' because he died not only for our past sins but also for our present and future mistakes. While we do not willfully live in sin, we make mistakes.
---jody on 6/24/07|
Even though we become Christians, there will always be trouble.Jesus tells us"There will be much tribulation in the world but take heed, I have over come the world".Always keep your eyes on Jesus.Stay faithful in your church attendance, stay in His Word,
fellowship with believers.Give yourself
wholly to God.Let Him lead you.You can always council with your Pastor, if you have
May God bless you mightly as you follow Jesus
---shearon on 6/24/07|
The best answer I can give you is to live aware that you're a sinner (we all are) but are saved by God's unfailing grace and do the best you can to live your life as He leads you because you're living out His Plan.
---Heather on 7/6/05|
Holiness is not something you do, it's something you are. You did not get saved by your works of righteousness and you do not stay saved by your works. Rm 10:10 tells us that it is with the heart one believes unto righteousness, not with our works. 1Pet.1:16 says to be holy as your God is Holy. (not make yourself holy) Its about believing, brother. See Gal 2:21, too.
---sam7944 on 6/18/05|
Learn all about Jesus and follow in His footsteps. Ask yourself when confronted with a decision you are not sure about: "What would Jesus do?" then go and do it! Gradually you will be changed and you will be holy like the Lord commands us to be.
---Pierr7958 on 6/16/05|
You cannot live a holy life because you are human. Only Jesus who was human was holy. You just have to try your best by reading, and studying much from the Bible, and pray alot to God for wisdom to make right decisions in life.
---vilmavivi_ on 6/14/05|
Walk in the Spirit and you will not fulfill the lust of the flesh. It's not possible to serve sin and serve God at the sametime. Crucify your flesh daily and live in and for God, and be about the Father's business. You need the indwelling of the Holy Spirit to overcome all sin. The flesh will rebel and make innumerable excuses for to sin, but command the flesh, "No, i serve God."
---Eloy on 6/12/05|
Did'nt Jesus carry all our troubles for us??
1 Peter 5: 7 "Cast all your cares on him, for you are his charge." We are holy in Jesus. Living a holy live is a process. Being like Jesus might be a process of many years, but being saved is replying: "Yes", when Jesus asks you: "Come!" Than Jesus gives you his "living water" (Jn.4: 10 a.n.) and he comes into your life.
---Ernst9433 on 6/12/05|
If you keep your eyes upon Jesus it will be easy. I go to church where alot of people live with eyes upon each other and believe me they are not worshipping GOD. But each other. Stay in the scripture. Join Bible study groups. Pray without ceasing.
---Janic7867 on 6/12/05|
This is addressed to Jusuf Mohammad: Dear Jusuf: Your name is Arabic. Please forgive me if I jump to conclusions here. To live the holy life, you must follow what Jesus says in the New Testament of God's Holy Word, the Bible. Start with the Book of John. If you have asked Jesus to come into your heart, it will be easier; then His Holy Spirit will guide you on your spiritual journey. Pray to Jesus and ask Him to help you. Blessings to you as you seek Jesus!
---Elsie on 6/12/05|
To live a holy life is not something 'hard' as we see it. Our worship to God must be in the Spirit. Living a holy life is to surrender your totality to God. This is not to say you will not sin, no. Depend on Jesus to strengthen you in this Christian walk with Him. Renew your mind as in Rom 12 vs 1 and 2. Replace sinful thoughts with good thoughts as in Phip.4 vs 8. Stop depending on yourself to live a holy life, depend on the Holy Spirit. Holiness will become a lifestyle to you instead of a work.
---malva8963 on 6/12/05|
Jesus said be ye holy as I am holy.Study how Christ lived to please His Father God.That is the key.When we want to please God more than ourselves.When we avoid even the appearence of sin in our behavior.We must not partake of the sinful pleasures in this world or make sinners our best friends,for they will lead one astray.Study the Word of God/Bible and adhere to it.A person of God will obey God rather than man.Fear/reverence God and know, He repays in like kind,for all we do good, or bad.
---Darlene_1 on 6/12/05|
How do I live a holy life because I am having trouble? Your prompt reply in this regard would be highly appreciated.
Thanks and regards,
---Yusuf_A._Muhammad on 6/12/05|
Hi..It`s really hard to live holy life in a world full of sin..but God`s grace is what gives us a strenght to stand against every temptation. We must build ourselfes up in the Lord so we will have the strenght we need to live holy life. What I would say is just pray that the Lord will give you the grace and strenght to live holy life. Study the Word and spend time with good christian friends. And as the Word teach us flee from every thing that might lead to sin.
God bless you with His grace
---Raya on 6/12/05|