Godliness

in steemit-church •  7 months ago

What is Godliness?

Pastor Godwin Ako Addo defines it as ''walking in God and pleasing God faithfully''
A perfect example is 'Enoch'. Enoch was translated into heaven because he walk and pleased God faithfully.
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Marks of Godliness

  • Fear of God
  • Love of God (1 John 4:8)

1John 4:8 (KJV)
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

  • Desires of God (Psalms 42:1&2)

Psa 42:1&2

  1. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.
  2. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

Hindrances of Godliness

  • Fear of Persecution
  • Wrong Association
  • The mortal enemies: the world
    the flesh
    the devil

The blessings in Godliness

  • Godliness brings great gain
  • Godliness leads to good interpersonal relationship
  • Godliness is the key to overcoming worldliness

Thanks for reading.

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