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It affects everything.

This small essay was prepared for the Captain’s Course 2015 in the Sweden & Latvia Territory on the theme of Holiness. The main question was “Do people understand what holiness means?” with suggested follow up thought-provokers such as; Why is holiness important? Has holiness teaching disappeared from our corps, and why? Are there good examples … Continue reading

“If this Ain’t Heaven, What’ll Heaven Be?”

Extracted from “The Life of General William Booth – Chapter 25” Mr. Ballington Booth, a month later, gives a brief description of a “Holiness Meeting,” which is interesting: On September 13 was a wonderful time. Never shall I forget it. Oh, God did search all hearts that night. After speaking about giving up all and … Continue reading

Convinced, Entirely Convinced.

Extracted from “The Life of General Booth – Chapter 25” “The following descriptions of Holiness Meetings, taken from The Christian Mission Magazine, afford no real picture of the extraordinary sights which were witnessed, nor do they give an adequate account of the effects produced upon the souls of those who took part in them. Bramwell … Continue reading

Gems from Spiritual Day

2 Corinthians 7:1 – “Since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.” From Major Stephen Court; Purge yourself of anything that defiles or contaminates body or spirit. Puke up your sin. and… Cultured ≠ Cleansed Habitual ≠ Holy … Continue reading

Grace, Worth & The call of God toward Wholeness [or Holiness?]

The basic affirmation of personal worth and being that occurs in Christian and Jewish monotheism is grounded in a certain understanding of the relationship between God and human beings called grace. This relationship is rooted in the creation of human beings, but it is more than the esteem a creator might have toward the object … Continue reading

Ever-Increasing Glory.

From General Eva Burrows to the Ambassadors of Holiness session – “If I could give you any scripture verse it would be this one” (23 March 09); “And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the … Continue reading

incarnation is..

“…incarnation is not about reinventing and compromising faith to fit into contemporary culture selling out, but is getting down and dirty: making the move to be amongst and one of whilst yet retaining purity and modelling holiness in the midst.” Ian Emery

Kathleen Johansson

We shall win.

"The decree has gone forth that the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ and that He shall reign whose right it is from the River to the ends of the earth. We shall win. It is only a question of time. I believe that this Movement shall inaugurate the final conquest of our Lord Jesus Christ."
- General Catherine Booth

Things I’ve said.

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