Universal Utterings®
for November 9, 2023


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11-09-2023 1 Corinthians Three V-1617 Holy is God’s temple dwelling in you




First Letter to the Corinthians Chapter Three v- Sixteen thru Seventeen

16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? 17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for the temple of God, which you are, is holy.


Recognizing that you are a temple of God does not automatically prove that you are holy. Holiness is a state of being characterized by moral purity, righteousness, and devotion to God. While acknowledging that you are a temple of God can be a step towards pursuing holiness, it is not sufficient on its own.


To become holy, individuals must actively strive to align their thoughts, actions, and



behaviors with God’s teachings and commandments. Recognizing oneself as a temple of God can serve as a motivation to live a life that is pleasing to God, but it requires ongoing effort and personal growth and a surrender to His Son Jesus Christ.


The concept of being a temple of God emphasizes the significance and value of one’s body, mind, and spirit. It implies that individuals should treat themselves with respect, honor, and dignity, as they are created in God’s image. This recognition can inspire a desire to live in accordance with God’s Will and cultivate virtues such as love, kindness, forgiveness, and compassion.


However, external actions and behaviors are essential in demonstrating holiness. It is through our actions that we reflect our inner convictions and commitment to God. Holiness is not about claiming a title or position but rather about living a life that glorifies God and reflects His character in everything you do. Amen.


Join me as we pray our daily prayer of forgiveness. The Lord’s Prayer. I am sorry Lord. I believe You died and rose for me. Please forgive me as I forgive others. I share You as my Lord and Savior seeking to live your Will in all things. Prayers for wife Toni and my mother Betty pray for our children especially our two oldest Alexandra & Allen Son in Law Mark Stern; Julian, Gabriel and Jeffrey and our grandchildren Oliver, Julian and Elliott. We pray for those we’ve said we’d pray for and those who’ve asked us to pray for them. We pray for the dying as we do each day Lord give them peace in their last breath. We pray for Holy Mother Church. Our prayers for a friend and his wife for a baby to be born has been answered; she is 26 weeks pregnant with a little boy named David Alexander. Praise God thank You Jesus. In Jesus Precious Blood by His Name we pray. Amen.


I am a poet obedient to Christ,
Catholic Evangelist Thomas Cruz†Wiggins

Practice. Pray. Proclaim. ®
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Ephesians 6:17-20


11-09-2023 1 Corinth Three v-1617


**Holy is God’s temple dwelling in you**


Know God’s temple dwells in you

Always God’s Spirit too

Temple of God destroy in lieu

You destroyed by God true

Holy is God’s temple dwelling in you


© Thomas Joe Cruz†Wiggins

November 9, 2023 @ 04:59 AM EST


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