KEY SCRIPTURE: Psalm 9:10. “And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee”.
Holiness is to forsake sin and all the wrong ways and pursue after God and His ways. This is the essence of life. In our previous studies we realized that we must not seek other things through God or in a better rendering we must not use God to obtain our ambitions. We rather give our lives into God’s hands by seeking after Him and doing what He wants us to do. In doing this the great and amazing potential deposited in us show forth and the name of the Lord is glorified. 1Peter 2:9
“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light”: The phrase to’ show forth the praises of Him’ also means to manifest the mighty deeds of the Father.
God can only work out His deeds through us when we yield ourselves to His course ‘When the Lord Jesus desired to feed the multitude of people, He asked His disciples to give Him the five loaves and two fishes that the disciples found. Those loaves by themselves could not feed even two people, yet when the master took a hold of it, He blessed it, broke it and gave it to the disciples. You are a bundle of miracles and wonder to all men so long as you are in the hands of the master. Seek after Him with all your heart. Never long for other things. It is a diversion from the WAY. Matthew 14:20 says after Jesus had given the loaves to the disciples, they also shared it among the people and five thousand men besides women and children were also fed, leaving twelve baskets full as left over.
God’s call unto holiness is a call to ultimately show forth his power and might by bringing solutions to the questions of men. Many Christians have shied away from a holy walk because of dominion by their flesh. Others have woefully seen the call unto holiness as a religious commitment, without any relevance to the world. He said we are the light of the world. What does this mean? It means we are the solution to the questions of the world. This is the reason He did not take us out of the world but left us here to make real impact on the earth. Men must see our light and give glory to our father. Holiness is a pursuit of God to
show His greatness among humanity, so they would glorify the Lord and ultimately surrender to Him as Lord over them.
I manifest the glory of God in my life. I seek the Lord with all my heart. God also working through me is doing mighty deeds through me.
Psalm 22:26 & 27. “The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live forever”. All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.
Psalms 27:4. One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.