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  The Holiness Churches: A Significant Ethical Tradition
The Holiness movement differs from fundamentalism and evangelicalism in that it is more oriented to ethics and the spiritual life than to a defense of doctrinal orthodoxy.
Seth Cook Rees, a founder of the Pilgrim Holiness Church, insisted that "nothing but jealousy, prejudice, bigotry, and a stingy love for bossing in men have prevented women’s public recognition by the church." Alma White, founder of the Pillar of Fire, claimed to be the first female bishop in the history of Christianity.
Holiness bodies were deeply influenced by fundamentalism during the fundamentalist/modernist controversy.
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  American Holiness Movement
The increasing number of Holiness evangelists, many of whom were unsanctioned by their superiors, a flourishing independent press, and the growth of nondenominational associations gradually weakened the position of mainline Methodism in the movement.
Like the Holiness groups the Pentecostals were theological conservatives, and they comprised an important addition to the Arminian wing of Protestant conservatism in the period when the fundamentalist movement was gathering steam.
The Holiness movement contributed to a deepening of the spiritual life in a materialistic age, and it was a welcome contrast to the sterile intellectualism and dead orthodoxy that characterized so many churches at the time.
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  Holiness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holiness is the state of being holy, that is, set apart for the worship or service of God or gods.
The holiness of such places or objects, resulting from contact with a deeply holy person, is often connected with the miraculous long after the death of the saint.
Around the middle of the 20th century, the Conservative Holiness Movement was born - a conservative offshoot of the Holiness movement.
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 Holiness movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Holiness movement is composed of people who believe and propagate the belief that the carnal nature of man can be cleansed through faith and by the power of the Holy Spirit if one has had his sins forgiven through faith in Jesus.
Three key concepts of the Holiness Movement are (1) regeneration by grace through faith, (2) Christian sanctification, also by grace through faith, and (3) the assurance of salvation by the witness of the Spirit.
The Faith Mission in Scotland was one consequence of the British Holiness Movement.
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 Holiness (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Holiness in the highest sense belongs to God (Isa.
Personal holiness is a work of gradual development.
It is carried on under many hindrances, hence the frequent admonitions to watchfulness, prayer, and perseverance (1 Cor.
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Holiness means the state of being holy, that is, set apart for the worship or service of a god or gods.
In Christianity, especially in American branches of Protestantism of the more Pentecostal variety, holiness has acquired the secondary meaning of the reshaping of a person through spiritual rebirth.
This latter concept of holiness is the basis for the Holiness movement, a branch of Christianity with close ties to Methodism and the Pentecostal movement.
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 Christianity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the power of the Holy Spirit he was born of the Virgin Mary and became man.
The Eucharist (also called Holy Communion, the Sacrament, or the Lord's Supper)—a ritual in which small amounts of bread and wine are consecrated and then consumed.
Charismatic or Pentecostal congregations strive to follow the Holy Spirit and may spontaneously be moved to action rather than follow a formal order of service.
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 Karma Triyana Dharmachakra - His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa
His Holiness the Karmapa attended events commemorating the forty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the government of the People's Republic of China, during which he was excited to see his first fireworks display.
His Holiness the Karmapa wrote a prediction letter specifying the details of the location and time of year of the child's birth, as well as clues to the names of his parents and information on the environment surrounding their home.
The vast scope of activities of His Holiness the Seventeenth Gyalwa Karmapa, including spiritual travels to offer teachings, consecration ceremonies, and blessings, his teaching schedules, as well as official visits and participation in a variety of conferences, can be viewed in the Karmapa News Archives.
www.kagyu.org /kagyulineage/karmapa/kar00.php   (2310 words)

  
 Holiness. A Sermon by J.C. Ryle
It is the greatest mystery of a holy man that he carries about with him a "body of death;"-that often when he would do good "evil is present with him"; that the old man is clogging all his movements, and, as it were, trying to draw him back at every step he takes (Rom.
Holiness is the work He carries on in their hearts, by the Spirit whom He puts within them.
Holiness comes not of blood-parents cannot give it to their children: nor yet of the will of man-ministers cannot give it you by baptism.
www.iclnet.org /pub/resources/text/history/spurgeon/web/ryle.holiness.html   (7394 words)

  
 The Holiness Manifesto
In the past 10 years or so many in the holiness traditions have become increasingly aware of their unique heritage and the potential it holds to speak to the needs of a post-modern society.
One of the goals of the study Project was to draw attention to the need to rearticulate the holiness message in ways that were faithful to its unique heritage in the holiness movement, but also to avoid the pitfalls of legalism on the one hand and generic evangelicalism on the other.
Also, there was concern for cooperation between the historic holiness churches reflecting both John Wesley’s and the early holiness movement’s concern with uniting in the proclamation of this truth beyond non-essential beliefs.
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 realmealministries.org » Holiness and the Mission of the People of God
This is a holiness that our world desperately needs – one in which the character and purposes of our Creator are authentically reflected in the lives of the only part of creation made in His own image.
As we reflect on the interplay between holiness, mission, and the people of God, let us reaffirm the biblical truth that there are no bit players – but that all of the people of God –; male and female need to be unleashed fully if we are to be faithful to God’s Creational intentions.
Being a holy nation is tied intimately with being a kingdom of priests.
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 Holiness
Holiness is the quality of being holy, set apart, sanctified.
We have discussed positional holiness as our position in Christ; practical holiness is in living out that position to stay holy or holiness put in practice. It is not enough to believe in the way, truth and life, it must be lived and it must be fleshed out in love and righteousness.
Holiness is the key to that same power that we have been waiting to see outpoured without measure.
www.latter-rain.com /perspectives/holi.htm   (3757 words)

  
 Holiness
This sacrament is at the origin of ecclesial communion in holiness, as is clear from Paul's text: "One Lord, one faith, one baptism" (Eph 4:5) quoted by Vatican II, which draws from it the statement on the links Christians in Christ and in the Church (Lumen Gentium, n.
Therefore numerous aspects and forms of Christian holiness are open to lay people in the various circumstances of their life in which they are called to imitate Christ, and from him they can receive the necessary grace to fulfill their mission in the world.
All are invited by God to walk the way of holiness and to attract to this path their companions in life and work in the world of temporal affairs.
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 Commentary on IPHC Centennial Timeline
After 1875, the American holiness movement, influenced by the Keswick emphasis began to stress the pentecostal aspects of the second blessings, some calling the experience "pentecostal sanctification." An entire hymnody was produced which focused on the upper room and a revolutionary "old-time pentecostal power" for those who tarried at the altars.
They were not the only holiness group of the time to incorporate the word "pentecostal" into the name of their organization.
The 1906 annual conference of the Pentecostal Holiness Church of North Carolina was notable for the absence of Gaston B. Cashwell, one of the leading evangelists and pastors in the new denomination since he left Methodism to join the new church in 1903.
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 Holiness
Holiness is the quality of being holy, set apart, sanctified.
We have discussed positional holiness as our position in Christ; practical holiness is in living out that position to stay holy or holiness put in practice. It is not enough to believe in the way, truth and life, it must be lived and it must be fleshed out in love and righteousness.
Holiness is the key to that same power that we have been waiting to see outpoured without measure.
latter-rain.com /perspectives/holi.htm   (3757 words)

  
 Welcome to The Barna Group!
Holiness is a matter embraced by the Christian Church, but it is not one that many Americans adopt as a focal point of their faith development.
This is partially because barely one-third of Americans (35%) contend that "God expects you to become holy." A larger share of the born again public believes God has called them to holiness (46%) but that portion remains a minority of the born again population.
However, the data identify a remnant that understands holiness, wants to live a holy life, and is engaged in its pursuit.
www.barna.org /FlexPage.aspx?Page=BarnaUpdateNarrow&BarnaUpdateID=219   (1280 words)

  
 MyJewishLearning.com - Daily Life: Holiness in Rabbinic Judaism
Holy living, in the view of the sages of the talmudic age, is achieved through actions that are both ritually proper and ethically correct.
This hierarchical holiness, according to Kadushin, is a “felt quality alone” that can “neither be described nor demonstrated.” There is nothing inherent to the object of holiness that makes it holy; rather, this holiness is essentially arbitrary.
An object, we saw, is holy because it is somehow close to God; as a result of its being close to God it acquires the status of holiness.
www.myjewishlearning.com /daily_life/About_Jewish_Daily_Life/Holiness/Holiness_Rab_Judaism.htm   (1214 words)

  
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Holiness means "to be set apart to the service of God." That's part of it.
There is a way in which holiness moves us to be different, and then to act differently.
Holiness is more than being "wierd." It's being like God both in our character and in our actions.
pages.prodigy.com /CFRoom/holiness.htm   (135 words)

  
 Revival Sermons at SermonIndex.net - audio mp3 sermon archive: HOLINESS
Holiness is imputed and imparted to the true child of God.
Holiness is worked out in us as you say through our obedience to the Holy Spirit and our constantly infilling of Him.
Stay full of the Holy Ghost and walk in the Spirit and you won't have to be preoccupied with being holy.
www.sermonindex.net /modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=13564&forum=35   (1126 words)

  
 Holiness of God
Holy may also be used to describe someone or something that God has "set apart" for special purposes.
The fullness of the biblical witness, then, testifies to God's holiness, understood as God's "otherness" and "purity", as well as to God's prerogative to set people and things apart for God's own purposes, together with the resulting godliness in the lives of those whom God decleares to be holy.
The Holiness of God by Carl Robbins - A study from WCF #10.
www.monergism.com /thethreshold/articles/topic/holinessofGod.html   (896 words)

  
 Holiness
Holiness is not only an inward presence of God but it is also reflected in the outward life of the Christian in his conduct in this world.
Holiness was a demand placed upon the Israelites that had to do with almost every act of their daily performance.
It is the Holy Spirit within a human heart that gives a person the assistance he needs in restraining the forces of lust.
www.treysdomain.org /biblestudy/holiness.html   (2031 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Holiness
holiness" viz.: that of separation as seen in hagios from hagos, which denotes "any
holiness mentioned above, viz., separation and firmness, though he arrives at these meanings by dint of the etymologies of Origen and St. Isidore.
I: Holiness Necessary for Future Blessedness; Fuller, The Holy and the Profane State; Mallock, Atheistic Methodism and the Beauty of Holiness, Essay V in Atheism and the Value of Life (London, 1884); Faber, Growth in Holiness (London, 1854).
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 Holiness by J
Holy persons should aim at doing everything well, and should be ashamed of allowing themselves to do anything poorly if they can help it.
Holiness is the work He carries on in their hearts, by the Spirit whom He puts within them.
Holiness does not come from blood-parents cannot give it to their children: nor from the will of man-ministers cannot give it you by baptism.
www.biblebb.com /files/ryle/holinessJR-018.htm   (7469 words)

  
 Holiness
It is the greatest misery of a holy man that he carries about with him a "body of death"; that often when he would do good "evil is present with him"; that the old man is clogging all his movements and, as it were, trying to draw him back at every step he takes (Rom.
I do not ask whether you approve of holiness in others, whether you like to read the lives of holy people and to talk of holy things and to have on your table holy books, whether you mean to be holy and hope you will be holy some day.
Holiness comes not of blood: parents cannot give it to their children; nor yet of the will of the flesh: man cannot produce it in himself; nor yet of the will of man: ministers cannot give it to you by baptism.
www.gracegems.org /Ryle/h03.htm   (7138 words)

  
 Personal Holiness
It is rooted, not in humanity and their achievement of holiness or sanctification, but in what God has done in Christ, and for us in union with him.
Rather than view Christians first and foremost in the microcosmic context of their own progress, the Reformed doctrine first of all sets them in the macrocosm of God's activity in redemptive history.
This he is doing in practice, by refashioning their lives according to the pattern of the perfect life, that of Christ (see 3:10).
www.monergism.com /thethreshold/articles/topic/holinesspersonal.html   (522 words)

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