A HOLINESS LIBRARY
holiness is no less than the image of God stamped upon the heart; it is no other
than the whole mind which was in Christ Jesus, it consists of all heavenly
affections and tempers mingled together in one.
to our holiness library. We invite you to spend hours reading and researching
these valuable works from noted scholars and authors from four centuries of
theological and spiritual writings on subjects relating to holiness. Writers
with differing viewpoints are included in this library so that the serious
student of holiness can weigh the evidences and form conclusions he or she
believes to be in harmony with the Scriptures.
library is a work in progress. Additional titles will be added as they become
available. You may request electronic files of works that are in the public
domain by contacting the church.
Our HOLINESS LIBRARY is the
main feature on our website. Holiness is probably the best kept secrete
in Christendom; it is seldom mentioned and it is understood much less.
But holiness is of utmost importance in the mind of God for the New
Testament says that without holiness no one can see God. (Hebrews 12:14)
Included in our LIBRARY are
literary works and essays that approach holiness from differing
viewpoints and deal with the doctrinal issues surrounding holiness. It
is our design to add as many classic works on holiness as we can obtain
May God open your
understanding and speak to your heart as you read though these volumes.
Included in this section are books and articles dealing with the topic
of Christian Perfection from the Wesleyan-Arminian perspective.
of God Literature
section of our website is dedicated to literature and music of the Church
of God Reformation. This is not a complete collection of Church of God
literature, but a sampling of works written over a century to express and
define what sincere and dedicated people thought it meant to be the Church
of God. They did not all agree, but their views are important to assess
the validity of what we understand to be the truth of God's Word.
Important works of Theology
Included here are historic theological works beginning with the Works of
James Arminius and including significant Wesleyan-Arminian theologians
of the 18th and 19th Centuries.
Church of God Literature
This section contains
books and articles written by D. F. Bayless, Pastor of the Lawton Church of God.
Selected works on the history of the Christian church are included here.