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Is cleanliness next to godliness?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The saying "cleanliness is next to godliness" does not appear in the Bible. The expression is an archaic proverb found in Babylonian and Hebrew religious tracts. Its debut in the English language, ...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Image41 Ezekiel Kimosop
Absolutely not! Nowhere in scripture is it taught that a person who is physically clean is spiritually holy. (Matt 23:25-28).

October 29 2014 3 responses Vote Up Share Report


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95 1 Jay Saunders
Everything good comes from God so you should be a good steward of all that God blesses you with.

Why would you think that God would bless you with more if you're not practicing good stewardship over what you all ready have?

The story of the talents given to the servants by their master are examples of good and bad stewardship. So take care of all that the Lord God has given you in material, spiritual and natural talents. These gifts come from our creator and are specific to each of his children. Mathew 25:14-30

We can use them in a worldly fashion or spiritually. Your own testimony and faith in Jesus Christ should always shine through these talents to sow or water seed so that the Lord of the harvest can give us all increase in the Kingdom of God.

The harvest field is at the end of your driveway, in the boundaries of your property and beyond its boundaries.

They overcame Satan by the blood of the lamb and the word of their testimony. Rev.12:11

September 28 2017 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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