Modern Church

Cultural Holiness –  Jerry Bridges

Cultural Holiness – Jerry Bridges

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 –

Preaching Cheap Grace – Vance Havner

Preaching Cheap Grace – Vance Havner

We have suffered from the preaching of cheap grace. Grace is free, but it is not cheap. People will take anything that is free, but they are not interested in discipleship. They will take Christ as Savior but not as Lord.

– Vance Havner –

The Church and World Can’t Hold Hands – Catherine Booth

The Church and World Can’t Hold Hands – Catherine Booth

When the church and the world can jog comfortably along together, you can be sure something is wrong. The world has not compromised—its spirit is exactly the same as it ever was. If Christians were equally as faithful to the Lord, separated from the world, and living so that their lives were a reproof to all ungodliness, the world would hate them as much as it ever did. It is the church that has compromised, not the world.

– Catherine Booth –

A demonstration of the supernatural – Duncan Campbell

A demonstration of the supernatural – Duncan Campbell

The average man is not going to be impressed by our publicity, our posters or our programs, but let there be a demonstration of the supernatural in the realm of religion, and at once man is arrested.

– Duncan Campbell –