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Purity in Church

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PURITY IN CHURCH (Transcript of April 6th Message)
This spiritual purity has become the necessary ingredient for the existence of the church; for the survival of the church - meaning without spiritual purity, there is no church. Everything that took place on the Cross was indeed the defining, the establishment of spiritual purity in the life of the church. Consecration, holy segregation, covenant with GOD and He says, “Separateness” that all of them were meant to boil down to one thing—to boil down to the observance of spiritual purity. Today’s word is entitled “Purity in the Church;” Purity in Church; Purity in Church. And very shortly you are going to see that in my submission to you that purity is going to be the centerpiece; the centerpiece of ministry; is going to be the centerpiece of salvation. And that’s why I think it’s very important to talk about purity in church; purity in church. Now, why should I be talking about purity in church? Listen to this. To the church; you go to her and start preaching to her about purity in church - that can only mean that there is a crisis in church. The only reason I can come here and begin talking about purity in church is if there’s a crisis thereof; if there’s a purity crisis in church. The only reason I can come here and talk about purity in church is if there’s a moral crisis in church. The only reason why I can come here and be bold and address purity in church is when there’s a righteousness crisis in church. The only reason that can compel me to come right here and talk about purity in church is when there’s a holiness crisis in church; a crisis in the house is what can compel me to come before you and begin to say, “Just a moment, let us first of all look at purity in church.” And that’s why today I want to look at purity in church. But in looking at purity in church that means like I said that there’s a fall in purity. But the only way I can come here and begin to talk about the fall in purity in church is when...