John Burton: Freedom in sin? Sin consciousness must return to the church…

Freedom in sin? Sin consciousness must return to the church…

It’s becoming rare to find prophetic voices who are calling the church into holiness.

image… Sometimes I have to slap myself to make sure I’m not dreaming about the current state of American Christianity. It’s actually a very real nightmare. Are Christians really campaigning against holiness preaching and a radical devotion to righteous living? Yes, they really are. Calls to obedience are a threat to their faux freedom and their independent spirits.

Religious Legalism

The buzz words for those who stand opposed to a focus on holiness seem to be religious and legalism.

“When there’s something in the Bible that churches don’t like, they call it ‘legalism.’” – Leonard Ravenhill

Any call to renounce immorality is firmly rejected as legalism or evidence of having a religious spirit.
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