Spiritual rest maketh no man idle, spiritual walking maketh no man weary.
It is only in contact with the holy that I am blissfully and intimately liberated from the ambiguity and vacuity of my self.
The Greeks stressed the holiness of beauty; the Jews emphasized the beauty of holiness.
Art is the only thing on earth, except holiness.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart’s affections, and the truth of imagination.
Study universal holiness of life. Your whole usefulness depends on this, for your sermons last but an hour or two: your life preaches all week. If Satan can only make a covetous minister a lover of praise, of pleasure, of good eating, he has ruined your ministry. Give yourself to prayer, and get your texts, […]
Christian holiness, whether for the church or for the individual, can never be a static thing, something gained once for all. It has to be maintained amidst conflicts and perils that are renewed day by day. It is a moving thing; it can only exist as a function of pilgrimage.
Those who have never tried the experiment of a holy life measure the laws of God, not by their intrinsical goodness, but by the reluctancy and opposition which they find in their hearts.
If your religion does not make you holy, it will damn you. It is simply painted pageantry to go to hell in.
True holiness consists in doing God’s will with a smile.