Ahwatukee Church, the Book of 1 Peter

Gospel-Driven Holiness

Gospel-Driven Holiness means we’re all in with Jesus and we work hard to look like Jesus.

The Christian needs to be willing to run from things that will lure them away from reflecting the character/person of God.

You have to be willing to run from thoughts that work to paint as beautiful what God has forbidden. You are going to have to run from desires that at times seem too powerful to resist. You are going to have to run from the seductive whisper of the enemy who will lure you with lies. You are going to have to run from situations and locations that play to your weaknesses. You are going to have to run from pride that tells you that you are stronger than you really are. You are going to have to run from selfishness that would allow you to use others for your own pleasure. You are going to have to run from things you would love to participate in but would expose you to things you cannot handle. You are simply going to have to run from anything, anywhere and from any person that is immoral in the eyes of your Savior. You have to be willing to run.

Scripture: 1 Peter 1:13-16