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[b]Holiness Quotes for the Remnant[/b]

"Why are we not more holy? Asked John Wesley, addressing his preachers. "Chiefly because we are enthusiasts, looking for the end without the means."
John Wesley

"An unholy church! it is useless to the world, and of no esteem among men. It is an abomination, hell’s laughter, heaven’s abhorrence. The worst evils which have ever come upon the world have been brought upon her by an unholy church."
C.H. Spurgeon

"In the New Testament church it says they were all amazed - And now in our churches everybody wants to be amused."
Leonard Ravenhill

"The men that have been the most heroic for God have had the greatest devotional lives."
Leonard Ravenhill

“Would we send our daughters off to have sex if it would benefit our country? Yet, we send our sons off to kill when we think it would benefit our country!” Leonard Ravenhill

"Lastly--are not the Church in their present state, a standing, public, perpetual denial of the gospel? Do they not stand out before the world, as a living, unanswerable contradiction of the gospel; and do more to harden sinners and lead them into a spirit of caviling and infidelity, than all the efforts of professed infidels from the beginning of the world to the present day?"
Charles Finney

"First we practice sin, then defend it, then boast of it."
Thomas Manton

"God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him."
Andrew Murray

“The nature of Christ's salvation is woefully misrepresented by the present-day evangelist. He announces a Savior from Hell rather than a Savior from sin. And that is why so many are fatally deceived, for there are multitudes who wish to escape the Lake of fire who have no desire to be delivered from their carnality and worldliness.”
A.W. Pink

“Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.”
C.H. Spurgeon

"An idle life and a holy heart is a contradiction."
Thomas Brooks

"There’s only one proof of the Holy Ghost in your life and that’s a holy life"
Leonard Ravenhill

"The question isn't were you challenged. The question is were you changed"
Leonard Ravenhill

"A servant of God has but one Master"
George Mueller

"Anything that is not settled while you are on earth will have to be settled at the Judgement Seat of Christ."
Zac Poonen

"Do you realize this? That if you were to somehow purpose to, from this day on, perfectly please God and succeed in doing it, that that perfect obedience, from this moment, would not acquire in the remainder of your life, enough merit to atone for one past sin, because God exacts and God demands perfect obedience and there's no merit for giving him the minimal requirement."
Paris Reidhead

"Get rid of this bunkum about the 'carnal Christian'. Forget it! If you're carnal, you're not saved."
Leonard Ravenhill

"A person repents when he comes to the place where he discovers that the will of God is the government of his life and the glory of God is the reason for his life. He only has repented who has changed his mind about his reason for being."
Paris Reidhead

"The only right a Christian has is the right to give up his rights."
Oswald Chambers

"If Jesus ever commanded us to do something that He was unable to equip us to accomplish, He would be a liar. And if we make our own inability a stumbling block or an excuse not to be obedient, it means that we are telling God that there is something which He has not yet taken into account."
Oswald Chambers

"It is an undoubted truth that every doctrine that comes from God, leads to God; and that which doth not tend to promote holiness is not of God."
George Whitefield

"It is because of the hasty and superficial conversation with God that the sense of sin is so weak and that no motives have power to help you to hate and flee from sin as you should."
A.W. Tozer

"Christians don't tell lies they just go to church and sing them"
A.W. Tozer

"Any concept of grace that makes us feel more comfortable sinning is not biblical grace. God's grace never encourages us to live in sin, on the contrary, it empowers us to say no to sin and yes to truth."
Randy Alcorn

"It is perilously easy to have amazing sympathy with God's truth and remain in sin."
Oswald Chambers

"The vague and tenuous hope that God is too kind to punish the ungodly has become a deadly opiate for the consciences of millions."
A. W. Tozer

"Christian men and women, self-renunciation is the cardinal ethic of the Christian Church."
Dr. Charles Inwood

"Tell me in the light of the cross, isn't it a scandal that you and I live today as we do."
Alan Redpath

"There is nothing destroyed by sanctification but that which would destroy us."
William Jenkyn

"Christ will be master of the heart, and sin must be mortified. If your life is unholy, then your heart is unchanged, and you are an unsaved person. The Savior will sanctify His people, renew them, give them a hatred of sin, and a love of holiness. The grace that does not make a man better than others is a worthless counterfeit. Christ saves His people, not IN their sins, but FROM their sins. Without holiness, no man shall see the Lord."
Charles Spurgeon

"We are not to be isolated but insulated, moving in the midst of evil but untouched by it."
Vance Havner

"Jesus Christ has undertaken by His redemption to put in me a heart so pure that God can see nothing to censure."
Oswald Chambers

"There is no shortcut to holiness; it must be the business of our whole lives."
William Wilberforce

"It is not great talents or great learning or great preachers that God needs, but men great in holiness."
E. M. Bounds

"Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair."
Blaise Pascal

"If the presence of God
is in the church, the church will draw the world in.
If the presence of God
is not in the church,
the world will draw the church out."
Charles Finney

"The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity."
Matthew Henry

"Repentance, to be of any avail, must work a change of heart and conduct."
Theodore Ledyard Cuyler

“Some people do not like to hear much of repentance; but I think it is so necessary that if I should die in the pulpit, I would desire to die preaching repentance, and if out of the pulpit I would desire to die practicing it.”
Matthew Henry

"Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off the relish for spiritual things then it is sin for you, however, innocent it may be in itself."
Suzanna Wesley

"Cowards never won heaven. Do not claim that you are begotten of God and have His royal blood running in your veins unless you can prove your lineage by this heroic spirit: to dare to be holy in spite of men and devils."
William Gurnall

"Sin is never an accident. It's always intentional."
Ray Greenley

"Nothing can be more cruel than the leniency which abandons others to their sins. Nothing can be more compassionate than the severe reprimand which calls another Christian in one's community back from the path of sin."
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"The nature of Christ's salvation is woefully misrepresented by the present-day evangelist. He announces a Savior from hell rather than a Savior from sin. And that is why so many are fatally deceived, for there are multitudes who wish to escape the Lake of Fire who have no desire to be delivered from their carnality and worldliness."
A.W. Pink

"God has one destined end for mankind - holiness! His one aim is the production of saints. God is not an eternal blessing- machine for men. He did not come to save men out of pity. He came to save men because He had created them to be holy."
Oswald Chambers

"No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy. He should spend his efforts in seeking to know and do the will of God, leaving to Christ the matter of how happy he should be."
A. W. Tozer

"You knew one thing about a man who was carrying a cross out of the city... you knew he wasn't coming back."
A.W. Tozer

"Don't presume upon the mercy of God and so encourage yourself in sin."
Jonathan Edwards

"Entertainment is the devils substitute for joy, and when you get satisfaction out of that dumb thing, your joy will diminish."
Leonard Ravenhill

"The pure, mere love of God is that alone from which sinners are justly to expect that no sin will pass unpunished, but that His love will visit them with every calamity and distress that can help to break and purify the bestial heart of man and awaken in him true repentance and conversion to God. It is love alone in the holy Deity that will allow no peace to the wicked, nor ever cease its judgments till every sinner is forced to confess that it is good for him that he has been in trouble, and thankfully own that not the wrath but the love of God has plucked out that right eye, cut off that right band, which he ought to have done but would not do for himself and his own salvation."
William Law (1686-1761)

“Whatever call a man may pretend to have, if he has not been called to holiness, he certainly has not been called to the ministry.”
Charles H. Spurgeon

"Many Christians have what we might call a "cultural holiness". They adapt to the character and behavior pattern of Christians around them. As the Christian culture around them is more or less holy, so these Christians are more or less holy. But God has not called us to be like those around us. He has called us to be like himself. Holiness is nothing less than conformity to the character of God."
Jerry Bridges

"Introspection can easily become the tool of Satan, who is called the accuser. One of his chief weapons is discouragement. He knows that if he can make us discouraged and dispirited we will not fight the battle for holiness."
Jerry Bridges

"The breaking of a man in the hand of God is the making of a man of God"
Brother Mak

"Every man is as holy as he really wants to be."
A. W. Tozer


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 Re: Holiness Quotes for the Remnant

Extrmely good reading.

I especially like this one:

"Christ will be master of the heart, and sin must be mortified. If your life is unholy, then your heart is unchanged, and you are an unsaved person. The Saviour will sanctify His people, renew them, give them a hatred of sin, and a love of holiness. The grace that does not make a man better than others is a worthless counterfeit. Christ saves His people, not IN their sins, but FROM their sins. Without holiness, no man shall see the Lord."
Charles Spurgeon


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These quotes are like a heated brand from above, their sear your concience and heart with divine truth. How can you read these quotes and not be changed, God make us more holy, as holy as a saved sinner can be!

"Lastly--are not the [b]Church in their present state[/b], a standing, public, perpetual denial of the gospel? Do they not stand out before the world, as a living, unanswerable contradiction of the gospel; and do more to harden sinners and lead them into a spirit of caviling and infidelity, than all the efforts of professed infidels from the beginning of the world to the present day?"
Charles Finney

“The nature of Christ's salvation is [b]woefully misrepresented by the present-day[/b] evangelist. He announces a Savior from Hell rather than a Savior from sin. And that is why so many are fatally deceived, for there are multitudes who wish to escape the Lake of fire who have no desire to be delivered from their carnality and worldliness.”
A.W. Pink

Oh the present day church needs revival! It needs holiness! God give us each a desire to be less "worldly" and more "heavenly". Give us a holy dissatisifaction today! There must be more then this!


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The grace that does not make a man better than others is a worthless counterfeit.



That He makes a man a better man and then hides that knowledge from him, lest pride overtake him.


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...The worst evils which have ever come upon the world have been brought upon her by an unholy church". C.H Spurgeon

Religion kills,but Jesuschrist IS life,peace and joy in the Holy Ghost.
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 Holiness Quotes

[i]“Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.”[/i]

C.H. Spurgeon


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"Every man is as holy as he really wants to be."
A. W. Tozer


If you are going to be holy you will be a lonely christian. Are we willing to go even it is just "us" and our "master"

even though friends decieve me thou art not like them untrue


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Greg wrote:
"If you are going to be holy you will be a lonely christian."



Hi Greg,

There are very few Christians that I have come across who will admit to what you say. My wife and I find that our Christian walk is indeed a very lonley walk. It is all but impossible for us in our small town (30,000 people with 12 churches) to find even one truly godly minister of religion who wishes to promote true holiness and true evangelism.

When my wife and I really started getting serious about living a holy life, one of the sermons that God brought along for us was called "Love and Loneliness", by Catherine Booth, co-founder of the Salvation Army. (Full text of the sermon is available here: http://www.rescuepoint.org/BoothLoveIVandLoneliness.htm ) We found the sermon surprising, and sobering all at the same time. We know that we are on the right path. Loneliness in this day and age is part of the journey.

God bless you in your Christian pilgrimage.


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Greg......

"Lastly--are not the Church in their present state, a standing, public, perpetual denial of the gospel? Do they not stand out before the world, as a living, unanswerable contradiction of the gospel; and do more to harden sinners and lead them into a spirit of caviling and infidelity, than all the efforts of professed infidels from the beginning of the world to the present day?"
-Charles Finney

If Finney said this that long ago what would he say now, today?

Oh have mercy on us Lord!

God bless u all ciao!

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Well there you go again pulling out all the gold, silver and precious stones from God's workers! I can't wait to get to a printer and print these up and tape them in my bible!!!! God bless again, John

 2006/9/8 7:00





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