Many of us think of purity only in relation to our interactions with the opposite gender. But there are so many more aspects of the concept of purity. To be pure is to be innocent. To be chaste. To be modest. To conduct ourselves so as not to draw undue attention to our actions. To do nothing with thoughts of vain glory for ourselves, but only with thoughts to bring glory to God. Webster’s 1828 dictionary defines purity as: “Freedom from guilt or the defilement of sin; innocence; as purity of heart or life. Chastity; freedom from contamination by illicit sexual connection. Freedom from any sinister or improper views; as the purity of motives or designs.”
The first part of Webster’s definition is: “Freedom from guilt or the defilement of sin”—which is a beautiful foundation for those desiring to live a pure life. Purity must begin at the cross of…..
I am a 23 year old young lady who is redeemed and saved from my sin only by the grace of God. A bibliophile at heart with a love of history who desires to see the Word of God practically applied to all aspects of our daily lives -- in our homes, in the grocery store, in the political realm. I strive to put my jumbled, chaotic thoughts down onto paper -- reducing them into black and white rows, letters, sentences. Into some semblance of sanity. And I share them here with all of you, where I can challenge you, make you think, and cause you to ask questions. I am the oldest of eleven children living the country life in the deep south.