TOPIC : MYSTERY OF GODLINESS
TEXTS: 1TIM 4:8
WHAT IS GODLINESS:
Godliness means conforming behaviour to the standards and wishes of God. God will not bring his standard down for anybody and when you meet the standard of God,it is Godliness.
HOW TO EXERCISE OURSELVES IN GODLINESS:
- By fasting: Fasting keeps your flesh and quicken your spirit. fasting mortify the flesh and make your spirit alive.
- By Prayer: Prayer open God to us more ,if we are busy with God we will not be busy with things of this world. For you to live a life Godliness and Holiness,you have to spend time with God in prayer
- Studying of God’s word: Study to show yourself approved,for you to be able to proved,know the wishes and standard you have study the word of God
Causes of Ungodliness:
- Lack of sound Godliness. (1 Tim 4:16)
- Lack of Discipline : Discipline in all things, in prayer ,in fasting and in the word of God. the doctrine of Christ is according to Godliness (1Tim 6:3 ; Titus 1:1)
1Tim 6:5-6 ;2Tim 4:8 :2Pet 1:3