Gregory of Nyssa

Wisdom of the Ages

“If we truly think of Christ as our source of holiness, we shall refrain from anything wicked or impure in thought or act and thus show ourselves to be worthy bearers of his name. For the quality of holiness is shown not by what we say but by what we do in life”
Gregory of Nyssa

Wisdom of the Ages – Roland Allen

Wisdom of the Ages

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“The Spirit is Love expressed towards man as redeeming love, and the Spirit is truth, and the Spirit is the Holy Spirit. Redemption is inconceivable without truth and holiness.”
– Roland Allen

Wisdom of the Ages – William Law

Wisdom of the Ages

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“Faith is not a notion, but a real strong essential hunger, an attracting or magnetic desire of Christ, which as it proceeds from a seed of the divine nature in us, so it attracts and unites with its like.”
– William Law

 

Wisdom of the Ages – FW Robertson

Wisdom of the Ages

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“Truth lies in character. Christ did not simply speak the truth; he was truth; truth, through and through; for truth is a thing not of words, but of life and being”
– Frederick W. Robertson

“Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous”
1 John 3:7

Wisdom of the Ages – Alexander MacLaren

Wisdom of the Ages

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“Faith refers to Christ.
Holiness depends on faith.
Heaven depends on holiness”
Alexander MacLaren

“…even so now yield your members
servants to righteousness unto holiness”
Romans 6:19