Hole In Our Holiness quotes #4

Posted: September 6, 2012 by doulos tou Theou in Christianity, Discipleship, The Christian Life

“I’ve written this book to make you hopeful about holiness, not make you hang your head.” (107)

“Union with Christ means God’s power for us working in and through us.” (112)

“To run hard after holiness is another way of running hard after God.” (123)

“Which brings us to one of the most important axioms about holiness: when it comes to sanctification, it’s more important where you’re going than where you are.” (138)

“You shouldn’t take your spiritual temperature every day. You need to look for progress over months and years, not by minutes and hours.” (138)

“Sincere biblical repentance is as much a work of grace as not sinning in the first place. To err is human, to make progress is divine.” (144)

 

Kevin DeYoung, The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap Between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness

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