Tag Archives: Holiness

True Christianity is a Fight!

“Fight the good fight of faith!” 1 Timothy 6:12 True Christianity! Let us mind that word “true.” There is a vast quantity of religion current in the world which is not true, genuine Christianity. There are thousands of men and … Continue reading

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A Holy Violence

Is it wise to teach believers that they ought not to think so much of fighting and struggling against sin, but ought rather to “yield themselves to God,” and be passive in the hands of Christ? Is this according to … Continue reading

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Are You Holy, or Are You Not?

The most pertinent question to ask is this: “Are you holy?” Listen, I pray you, to the question I put to you this day. Do you know anything of the holiness of which I have been speaking? I do not … Continue reading

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The Importance of Practical Holiness

Can holiness save us? Can holiness put away sin, cover iniquities, make satisfaction for transgressions, pay our debt to God? No, not a whit. God forbid that I should ever say so. Holiness can do none of these things. The … Continue reading

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The Nature of True Practical Holiness

First then, let me try to show what true practical holiness is: what sort of persons are those whom God calls holy? A man may go great lengths and yet never reach true holiness. It is not knowledge—Balaam had that; … Continue reading

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Do You Think of Holiness?

Let me speak a little to believers. I ask you this question, “Do you think you feel the importance of holiness as much as you should?” I admit I fear the temper of the times about this subject. I doubt … Continue reading

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5 More Signs You Glorify Self

Last week we looked at five ways the pursuit of self-glory shapes your ministry. Here are five more warning signs for you to consider in an effort to pursue wisdom and holiness. May God use these additional signs to expose your heart … Continue reading

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5 Signs You Glorify Self

It is important to recognize the harvest of self-glory in you and in your ministry. May God use this list to give you diagnostic wisdom. May he use it to expose your heart and to redirect your ministry. Self-glory will … Continue reading

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“If We Love a Person”

“If we love a person, we like to think about him. We do not need to be reminded of him. We do not forget his name, or his appearance, or his character, or his opinions, or his tastes, or his position, … Continue reading

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