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Jonathan Edwards: The Beauty of Holiness

“And so it is in God, according to our way of conceiving of the Divine Being: holiness is in a peculiar manner the beauty of the Divine nature. Hence we often read of the beauty of holiness,” wrote Jonathan Edwards, the revivalist who lived in the 1700’s.  Perhaps Edwards is best known for delivering his sermon […]

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Holiness is Not Like Any Other Doctrine

“Holiness is not like any other doctrine,” explained Scott Brown, the President of NCFIC, here at the Ridgecrest Conference Center in Asheville, North Carolina. “It’s not a separate thing. It’s not like the doctrine of the perseverance of the saints or heaven or hell.”  “God’s holiness is found in everything. It is the irreducible principle.  […]

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Salvation’s Whole Design is Holiness

Hebrews 12:14 declares, “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”  Scott Brown urged the attendees of The Highway of Holiness conference that, “We must purse holiness.  Salvation’s whole design is holiness. People today try to separate justification and sanctification.”  “The entire […]

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Like Sand Fleas Describing the Himalyan Mountains

Scott Brown kicked off the Highway of Holiness conference here in Asheville, North Carolina with this fascinating picture: “We are like sand fleas on the beach, trying to describe the Himalayan Mountains as we try to describe God’s holiness.”

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Highway of Holiness Live Streaming

Can’t Make It to This Year’s Conference? Join us live online for free by visiting the Highway of Holiness Live Stream Page! Each of our main sessions will be broadcast live and recorded for future playback. By registering for the live feed, you will also gain access to the saved videos which will be made […]

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A Holy Convocation

Today we begin our holy convocation – The Highway of Holiness… It is a fulfillment of this in Zechariah 8;20-22 who is speaking of the new covenant era of the enlargement of the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. It will be like it is with us now, “…Peoples shall yet come, Inhabitants of many […]

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NCFIC Quarterly Report

As we are moving into the final stages of 2015, I wanted to give you an update on our activities over the previous quarter. We are continually grateful to be able to labor for the churches and families the Lord has connected us with. Last week was a milestone of sorts… I completed 39 one […]

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Either Your Belief will Kill Your Sinning or Your Sinning Will Kill Your Belief

Charles Spurgeon put his finger on one of the powers of holiness, “Does anyone think that faith is a little thing? Why, it inaugurates purity of life. The moment that a man believes in Christ Jesus, and trusts Him, he ceases from the sin he formerly loved. Sin becomes to him a burden and a plague. If you believe, your […]

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For Those Who are Unmarried

Here is a really good article by Phillip Holmes about the pitfalls and opportunities of the single years and how they relate to marriage. A key point addressed in the article is that many young people believe that getting married will make them a better person, when in reality, you can only become a better […]

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What Should Holiness Look Like in Your Life?

Dr. Joel Beeke is a keynote speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about what the lifestyle of a holy man or woman should look like. What would a holy man or woman look like? I think that first of all, a holy man or a holy woman would […]

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Themes of Holiness from Kevin DeYoung’s Book – A Hole in Our Holiness

Holiness is such an broad subject to consider. In preparing for our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness, I’ve spent a lot of time reading through Kevin DeYoung’s book – A Hole in Our Holiness. Here are just a few of the many quotes from the book which really stuck out to me: Holy Son, Holy Word, Holy Spirit: […]

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Holiness Flows from Affections Fixed on Jesus Christ

Jason Dohm is a speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about what holiness really is, and what it looks like in the life of the believer. What I’m fighting against is the first thing coming to mind being self-righteousness. A lot of people, when they hear the […]

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A Highway of Holiness for the People of God

In Isaiah 57:13-21, the prophet is piling up imagery to help us understand the contrast between those who trust in their idols to get them by and those who trust in God. We all go somewhere for medicine and food. In the previous context of Isaiah 57:1-12, Isaiah has been pronouncing doom on those who maintain an […]

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The Message of the Gospel

Geoff Botkin is a speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about the Gospel and the effect it has on culture. The Church has a message that can sanctify the entire world, change the entire world, convert the entire world. The power of the Gospel message can benefit even the […]

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Everything Flows From Your View of God

Please accept our invitation to our 2015 National Conference – “The Highway of Holiness.” Using Isaiah 35:8-10 as our touchstone, we will unfold the doctrines of the holiness of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. After laying this foundation, we will then explain how the holiness of God relates to […]

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