Why live pure? Should we do it because it’s some sort of commandment? Is it what’s expected as Christians? What is the purpose of purity? It’s almost as if it is some standard that we all expect each other to live by but deep down, we know we don’t or can’t do it. And, with much inclination, we suspect those around aren’t able to either. I will be honest, this isn’t an easy question to answer. Much pondering and prayer would be required. It’s almost like we know it’s something that we should do, but we never really consider why. So here it goes; WHY?……..
Since writing this series of articles, I have converted them into book form! To read the rest, simply click here, and you will be taken to my latest book The Pure Source: A Practical Guide to the “Why” and “How” of Purity.
Here is the info from the back cover of the book: “How do we live in Purity? “I think that is a question that many of us as Christians entertain almost on a daily basis,” writes David Edwards, as he examines how to live in purity. He goes on to share how drinking from the purest source of water in the universe-Jesus-we are changed from the inside-out. This relationship empowers us to live in purity, not by forcing ourselves into it, but because purity has become who we are. We may often find ourselves faced with temptations that seem difficult to overcome, even in our pure identities. David offers simple steps that provide an exit-ramp for escape.
This is the third of four articles on purity. Be sure to read the rest.
Part 1: What is Purity?
Part 2: Practical Steps to Purity
Part 3: The Purpose of Purity
Part 4: The Power of Purity