She visits young women in their homes, gets permission from their parents for them to attend meetings and even helps them do their chores so they have time to go to church. We retain a remission of sins when we give spiritual and temporal relief to the poor, the hungry, the naked and the sick.
Holiness comes as people keep themselves unspotted from the world, make their homes holy places, and reach out to others in kindness and compassion. Holiness comes as a person stands as a witness of God and forsakes the ways of the world. Prayer, study and heeding the word of God invites His cleansing and healing love into our souls.
Take time to be holy that we may be filled with His sacred, sanctifying Spirit. With the Holy Ghost as our guide, we will be prepared to receive the Savior in the beauty of holiness.
Drawing from the words of King Benjamin in the Book of Mormon, Sister McConkie spoke of becoming a saint — someone who is submissive, meek, humble, patient and full of love — through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. For all the gods of the nations [are] idols: but the LORD made the heavens. Honour and majesty [are] before him: strength and beauty [are] in his sanctuary.
Give unto the LORD the glory [due unto] his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts. O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth. Say among the heathen [that] the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof. Let the field be joyful, and all that [is] therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth. Psalm Sadly, it is not always practiced.
As we study this Psalm, it would be well to ask ourselves if we are worshipping the Lord in the beauty of holiness, in our hearts, in our homes, and in our churches. It is a very sad fact to contemplate, but most Christians are well aware that much of what goes on in the name of worshipping the Lord today is not in the beauty of holiness, but in the ugliness of unholiness. It is easier to blame someone else for this sad situation, but what fills your heart and mind when you gather with fellow believers to worship the Lord?
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Many churches are being torn apart today because so many people come to church just to criticize the preacher or to find fault with others in the church. Even for one hour many believers seem unable to bring their own lives fully into subjection to the Lord and His Word so that a worship service can be truly in the beauty of holiness — in an attitude of reverence — and with a spirit of forgiveness and understanding in connection with the needs and problems of others.
How will we be able to proclaim the true gospel message to the heathen, and remind them of His righteous judgment v. Note also verse 13 where God says that He shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with His truth. Only those who worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness can be faithful witnesses for Jesus Christ. Only those who worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness can sing unto the Lord a new song v.