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What Is Wrong With Holiness?

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What Is Wrong With Holiness?

Bishop Billy McCool

Bishop Billy McCool

 

Adapted from an article in the Apostolic Witness, written by Bishop Billy McCool. Used by permission.


So I Ask, What Is Wrong With Holiness?

Holiness is not a privation; it is a privilege.
Holiness is not a burden, it is a blessing.
Holiness is not an obligation, it is an opportunity.
Holiness is not a loss, it is a liberty.
Holiness is not hard, it is a harbor.

Holiness is my protection against promiscuity, the loss of my reputation and the loss of my sensitivity.  Holiness is my shield against sin.

Holiness does not require me to puncture my body thousands of times with needles risking infection in order to get a tattoo.

Holiness does not require me to painfully pierce my body, my ears, my nose or my eyebrows.  Holiness does not require me to wear a metal pin through my tongue.  Holiness does not require me to pierce my navel in order to wear body jewelry.  Holiness does not require me to shave my head, bleach my hair or color it with outlandish colors.  Holiness does not require me to paint my face or disfigure myself in any way.  Holiness has no abusive invitation in order to be a member.

Holiness requires the least change and least effort from a normal and natural lifestyle than any fraternity, sorority, club, lodge or labor union.  Holiness requires no degrees or pedigrees.  No one can prevent me from being Holiness regardless of their status or political power.

Holiness is not affected by the car I drive, the house or neighborhood in which I live.  To be Holiness I am not required to fill out forms, nor pass a written, oral or aptitude test. 

You do not have to have seniority or be experienced to be Holiness.  You do not have to be voted on or elected to be Holiness.  No credit check or background information is required to be Holiness.  No monetary investments are required to be Holiness.  You can be stone broke or wealthy, unable to read or write or have educational degrees by the dozens and still be Holiness.

There is no shortage or glut to be Holiness.  It is the most readily available blessing God has to offer.  Even though it is so available it is also most valuable.  Holiness will make you the best employee in your company.  Holiness will make you the best student in your school.  It will make you the best and most faithful husband or wife in the world.  It will make your children the best and most obedient in the world.  Holiness will make you the best parent in the world.

Holiness Will Eliminate:
• Child abuse
• Spousal abuse
• Drunk driving
• Disorderly conduct
• Road rage

Holiness Will Prevent:
• The spread of AIDS
• Juvenile delinquency
• Drive-by shootings
• Unwed pregnancies
• Unwanted pregnancies
• Live-in lovers
• Life-long losers
• Helpless children
• Crime
• Corruption

 

So I Ask, What Is Wrong With Holiness?

Holiness is the answer to mean mothers and deadbeat dads.

So I Ask, What Is Wrong With Holiness?

Holiness is the least costly, least stringent, most easily attained, yet it is the most valuable teaching, most valuable doctrine, yielding the most benefits and producing the most positive results for mankind.

So I Ask, What Is Wrong With Holiness?

Holiness is not living a life of being ugly, homely or a wallflower.

So I Ask, What Is Wrong With Holiness?

 

Written by Martyn Ballestero

September 10, 2013 at 1:03 am

Posted in Holiness

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  1. I love this.

    Daniel

    September 10, 2013 at 1:08 am

  2. I LOVE this! Praise God!!!!!! Thank you!!!

    Kathy A. DeSilva

    September 10, 2013 at 12:17 pm

  3. Fantastic

    Roger

    September 10, 2013 at 12:27 pm

  4. My dear brother! That article is priceless!! Thank you for posting 🙂

    Robert Davis

    September 10, 2013 at 4:10 pm

  5. Well written. So thankful for the Spirit of Holiness. I still remember the sign Dad had on the platform of Christ Temple, “Holiness becometh Thy house, O Lord, forever” .

    Nila Marxer

    September 10, 2013 at 6:35 pm

  6. May I share this please?

    P. Shilts

    October 31, 2013 at 4:19 pm

  7. It’s like the same , yesterday, today, and forever, AMEN!!

    Eddie Mc millan

    November 14, 2013 at 11:26 am

  8. May I share this too, please? I wanted to explain about Holiness to my fellow youth – this is a fantastic piece for that. Glory to JESUS.

    Del-Evan Canoy Cosep

    November 16, 2013 at 9:25 am


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