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Holiness comes from Christ. It is the result of vital union with Him. It is the fruit of being a living branch of the True Vine. – J.C. Ryle

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Suppose

Suppose for a moment that you were allowed to enter heaven without holiness.  What would you do?  What possible enjoyment could you feel there?  To which of all the saints would you join yourself, and by whose side would you … Continue reading

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We Must Be Holy

We must be holy: Because the voice of God in Scripture plainly commands it. Because this is the one grand end and purpose for which Christ came into the world. Because this is the only sound evidence that we have … Continue reading

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Surely that man must be in an unhealthy state of soul who can think of all that Jesus suffered, and yet cling to those sins for which that suffering was undergone. – J.C. Ryle

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Holiness comes from Christ.  It is the result of vital union with Him.  It is the fruit of being a living branch of the True Vine. – J.C. Ryle

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A Holy Man

A holy man will endeavor to shun every known sin, and to keep every known commandment. A holy man will strive to be like our Lord Jesus Christ. A holy man will follow after meekness, longsuffering, gentleness, patience, kind tempers, … Continue reading

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Holiness is the habit of being of one mind with God, according as we find His mind described in Scripture. It is the habit of agreeing in God’s judgment – hating what He hates – loving what He loves – … Continue reading

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No one ever said at the end of his course that he had been too holy and lived too near to God. —J.C. Ryle

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Most men hope to go to heaven when they die; but few, it may be feared, take the trouble to consider whether they would enjoy heaven if they got there. – J. C. Ryle

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The more light we have, the more we see our own sinfulness; the nearer we get to heaven, the more we are clothed with humility. – J. C. Ryle

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