Day 14 – The Pursuit of Holiness

Day 14: “The Pursuit of Holiness”

Forty Days in the Wilderness – A 40 Day Quiet Time Series


I. 1Peter 1:13-23

  1. Now that you are a child of God, from verse 15, what are you called to be?
  2. Why does God call you to be this way?
  3. From verse 14, what does Peter contrast “holiness” to?


II. 1Peter 4:1-5

  1. Define each item listed in verse 3.
  2. How will people in the world react to your choosing to live a holy life?


III. Acts 19:18-19

  1. From verse 19, how did these new disciples express their desire to be holy?
  2. Do you have any books, CDs, tapes, videos, clothing or any other paraphernalia that is offensive to God that needs to be thrown away? If so, get rid of them now and pray to God, thanking Him for salvation and freedom from sin.


IV. Psalm 119:9-16

  1. How can you keep your way pure?
  2. From verse 11, what encouragement does God’s Word offer you and why?
  3. Do you – on a daily basis – study and meditate on the Word of God?


V. Romans 8:13-14

  1. God’s children are led by whom?
  2. As a child of God, by what power are you able to put to death the evil deeds of the flesh?



For Your Encouragement:


  1. Ask your mentor – or a mature Christian who knows you well – if they see any worldly attitudes or habits in your life that you need to change.
  2. Be receptive towards their critiques and thank them for their desire to help you become more like Jesus.

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