Isaiah 35:8-10 NLT 8 And a great road will go through that once deserted land. It will be named the Highway of Holiness. Evil-minded people will never travel on it. It will be only for those who walk in God’s ways; fools will never walk there. 9 Lions will not lurk along its course, nor any other ferocious beasts. There will be no other dangers. Only the redeemed will walk on it. 10 Those who have been ransomed by the Lord will return. They will enter Jerusalem singing, crowned with everlasting joy. Sorrow and mourning will disappear, and they will be filled with joy and gladness. Today :YCGTFH get off. You can't get there from here. • Sanctification, Holiness… LEADING OF Holy Spirit. • Spiritual growth is vital and important topic. Greatly ignored topic among many “believers” The hyper grace movement has sadly for many dumbed down the Sanctification process. But like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves in all your conduct. 1 Peter 1:14-15 Blame game: Many times, it’s not the devils doing that get us off track It is our Personal UN-DOING. Our choices, our attitude, our heart our… • Spiritual Growth, IT is important. What are you listening for? MUCH GROWTH IS DONE BY LISTENING! Hebrews 12:14 NIV 14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. • God doesn’t not possess Holy, He Is Holy. • God wants me and you to be like Him Live at Peace and BE HOLY. • Like Love, God doesn’t possess Love GOD IS LOVE. Follow God. “You can’t have leadership without followship, and you can’t have fellowship without either” • Holy Spirit Leads us. Romans 8:14 For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. • Bible Directs us.Psalm 119:105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. • The Church encourages us. Koinonia The fellowship or group of believers goes together. Hebrews 10:25 And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near That is the first step in sanctification, To Be Set apart for Holy Use! Don’t ignore correction. V5 “Many Christians Ignore the direction by ignoring the correction.” God through the Holy Spirit and His Word is directing us to successful Spiritual life in Him. Hebrews 12:5b “My child, don’t ignore it when the Lord’s discipline you, and don’t be discouraged when he corrects you. Correction is not rejection. Hebrews 12:6 For the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes those he accepts as his children. • We need to be very careful that we don’t fall prey to condemnation. • God’s process to Holiness isn’t condemnation but rather conviction. • Condemnation pushes away, unworthy, unwanted… • Conviction pulls in, doesn’t cast you away it shows you the way. Heb 12V7 As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as own children. (whoever heard of a child who was never disciplined?) Gain a New Grip. V12 So take a new grip with your tired hands and stand firm on your shaky legs. Mark out straight path for your feet.