John W. May

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Even Your Sanctification

John W. May

The purpose of this book is to offer the doctrine and experience of sanctification in as practical terms as possible.  

Contents: 

1. The Price of Sanctification.

2. The Purpose of Sanctification.

3. The Possessiveness of Sanctification

4. The Power of Sanctification

5. The Perpendiculars of Sanctification.

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Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1977

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Margaret S. Roberts
J. Melton Thomas
Mervel A. Lunn
George Privett
M. L. Campbell
Helen Temple
John W. May
Annie Stevens
J. Fred Parker
Fred Naumann
Ruth A. Cameron
James D. Hamilton
Albert J. Lown
Charles Hastings Smith
Clare St. John
Eleanor W. Cunningham
Aileen Miller
Kate Newmyer
Easter lilies with a globe under the shadow of the cross in the background.

02 He Is Alive! by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 That Ye Love One Another, As I Have Love You by Margaret S. Roberts
04 Thomas, The Absentee by J. Melton Thomas
05 Their Task And Mine by M. A. (Bud) Lunn
06 Does Jesus Mean Nothing Or Everything? By George W. Privett
07 Where Is Thy Sting? By M. L. Campbell
08 It’s A Matter of Life or Death—For Others
08 An Urgent Need by Helen Temple
10 The Superhighway of Holiness by John W. May
10 Lazarus by Annie Stevens

English
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Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1988

William E. McCumber
John F. Hay
Keith Schwanz
Ed Felter
John W. May
J. V. Langford
Michael A. Vasquez
Timothy R. Cassity
David J. Felter
William Goodman
William David Gebby
Neil C. Fitzgerald
Jerald Johnson
Dorothy Tarrant
David Pollock
Mark D. Berry
Two bells hung in archways overlooking a countryside.
The Christian's Relation to the World/ The Negative Power of Cursing/ Revival--Antidote for Oblivion/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 The Christian’s Relationship to the World, John F. Hay
6 Democracy and Righteous People, Keith Schwanz
7 The Negative Power of Cursing, Ed Felter
10 Will the Sun Shine Again?, Ivan A. Beals
11 What If?, John W. May
12 Calamity Christians, J. V. Langford
14 Melting in the Night, Michael A. Vasquez
15 The Evolutionary Effect, Timothy R. Cassity
16 Revival - Antidote for Oblivion, David J. Felter
17 Christian Parents of Homosexuals, William Goodman

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1987

William E. McCumber
Raymond W. Hurn
Randall G. Wright
John Minter
Fred A. Mund
C. Dale German
Mark R. Moore
Edward F. Cox
Stan Ingersol
Nancy Clark
Kenneth Vogt
Maxine E. Crain
Lois Blanchard Eades
Donna Clark Goodrich
Dean Wessels
Neil Hightower
Fletcher L. Tink
John W. May
Richard J. Simons, Jr.
College Church of the Nazarene and 4 students in front of Benner Library on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University
Nazarene College Day--April 26

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Monster Cities, General Superintendent: Raymond W. Hurn
3 Remembering “Old Jim”, Randall G. Wright
4 Letters
5 Nazarene College Report Card, John Minter
6 The Ministry of Music, Fred A. Mund
8 How Christian Education Changed My Life, C. Dale German
9 “Because You Gave…”, Mark R. Moore
10 Reflections of a College Chaplain, Edward F. Cox
11 Nazarene Roots: Nature, Grace, and Spirit in the Scheme of Education: The Inauguration of E. P. Ellyson, Stan Ingersol
12 A Girl, a Shop, and a New Church, Nancy Clark

English
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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1988

William E. McCumber
Gordon Wetmore
Willis E. Snowbarger
John M. Nielson
David Tavares
Frankie Roland
John W. May
John C. Oster
Forrest Nash
C. Dale German
Gerald Yoesel
Nina Beegle
E. Ruth Glover
Bonnie R. Benedix
William M. Greathouse
Stan Ingersol
Kathie Ketchum
Frank Eifert
A stone cross engraved with IHS and "I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life" super imposed in the foreground.
Nazarene College Day - April 24/ Value, Cost, and Price/ No Homesick Pills/ What Now?/ After the Shock...the Song/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 Jesus and Truth, Gordon Wetmore
5 Value, Cost, and Price, Willis E. Snowbarger
6 Challenges to Nazarene Higher Education, John M. Nielson
8 My Testimony, David Tavares
9 No Homesick Pills, Frankie Roland
10 What Now?, John W. May
12 Mark R. Moore … Church Planter in Focus, John C. Oster
13 The Nazarene College: Through the Eyes of A Parent, Forrest W. Nash
14 Growing Pains, C. Dale German
16 After the Shock … The Song, Gerald Yoesel
17 An International Denouement, Nina E. Beegle

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1980

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Thomas W. Klewin
Thomas G. Nees
David Losey
Ross Hayslip
Les Bearden
Neil Hightower
Frances B. Erickson
Lowell E. Houston
John W. May
Mabel P. Adamson
Elaine Cunningham
Raymond W. Hurn
Libby Perkins
Edna Moore Schultz
Wally Johnston
A small bird on a branch.
"Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father... you are worth more than many sparrows." (Matthew 10:29, 31, NIV)

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 When God Doesn't Deliver, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 "Good for You, God", Thomas W. Klewin
4 A Pit Stop on the Way to Hell, Tom Nees
6 Discipleship: Association with Sinners, David Losey
7 Are You a Spectator or Participant in Worship?, Ross W. Hayslip
8 Tuning in to God, Les Bearden
9 An Open Letter to the Editor Re: The Abortion Issue, Neil E. Hightower
9 There's a Miracle Ahead, Frances B. Erickson
10 A Painful Memory, "The Other Boy"

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1983

William E. McCumber
L. Guy Nees
Kathy Tharp
Geraldine Nicholas
Valkyrie Murphy
Janie Knox Norrick
J. Melton Thomas
Nelson F. Sheets
John W. May
H. J. Ness
Stan Meek
Danny L. DeWeese
Jerry McCant
Garland Wallace
Frank Eifert
Jean Hogan Dudley
Sharon Marshall
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Roma Joy Smith
A lush, green canyon in Hawaii.
Photo ID: Wahamea Canyon, Hawaii

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Credentials of Discipleship, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 Reaching the Unreached, L. Guy Nees
4 Letters
5 Another Title for Charles Johnson – Black Consultant, Kathy Tharp
6 “Lovest Thou Me?” (a Poem), Geraldine Nicholas
6 Reflecting the Image, Valkyrie Murphy
7 Together (a Poem), Janie Knox Norrick
8 Christ’s Second Coming – The World’s Hope, J. Melton Thomas
9 Thank God for “Cemetery”!, Nelson F. Sheets
10 A Magnificent Confession, John W. May
11 My Testimony, H. J. Ness

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1981

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Judi Turpen
Herbert McGonigle
Gordon Chilvers
Glenn J. Sneed
John F. Hay
Sue Prentice
Charsten Christensen
Leroy H. Reedy
Merril S. William
David Schooler
John W. May
Richard S. Taylor
Dean Nelson
Jennifer Ailor
Steve Cooley
Doris P. Restrick
A lighthouse on a rocky shoreline.
Bass Harbor, Maine, Lighthouse

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Deliverance in the Crisis, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 Ultimate High, Judi Turpen
4 Letters
5 A Scriptural Experience, Herbert McGonigle
6 Jesus Gives Joy, Gordon Chilvers
7 Agape, Glenn J. Sneed
8 God's Diagnosis and Cure for Sin, John F. Hay
9 Stop...Look...Listen!, Sue Prentice
10 Parables (a poem), Charsten Christensen
10 Moved with Compassion, Leroy H. Reedy
12 Just Who Is the Holy Spirit, Anyway?, Merrill S. Williams
14 Backsliding: No Small Thing, David L. Schooler

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1982

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Dennis L. Apple
John W. May
Opal Sandra Watkins
Harold I. Smith
Linda Hudspeth Loetscher
Steve Cooley
Ivan Beals
Susan H. Slater
G. Weatherley
Ed Felter
Lois Blanchard Eades
Barbara Horak
Bessie Robbins
A man playing a guitar by a creek.
Photo ID: Christmas Creek, South East Queensland, Australia

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Traditions: Good or Bad?, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Where's Dad?, Dennis L. Apple
4 Letters
5 Ask Him!, John W. May
5 Renewed (a poem), Opal Sandra Watkins
6 Liquor's Thirst for a Younger Market, Harold Ivan Smith
8 Calm in the Midst of Cancer, Linda Hudspeth Loetscher
9 Nazarene Roots: Rest Cottage, Pilot Point, Texas; Steve Cooley
10 Christianity Amid Heathen Rage, Ivan A. Beals
11 God's Promise (a poem), Susan H. Slater
12 Strength Comes from Weakness, G. Weatherley

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1984

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Earl C. Wolf
William Walter DeBolt
Morris Chalfant
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Steve Cooley
J. B. Maclagan
Merle Lamprecht
John W. May
Aubrey W. Curry
Geraldine Nicholas
Timothy D. Singell
G. R. "Scott" Cundiff
Jean Hogan Dudley
Herbert McGonigle
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Dale E. Jones
Jack M. Scharn
C. Neil Strait
Leslie Wooten
People from the Black Churchman's Conference gathered in a plaza in front of the center.
Black Churchman's Conference see pages 24-25

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Gifts and Fruit, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 Building Our Own Gallows, Earl C. Wolf
3 The Faithful Few (a Poem), William Walter DeBolt
4 Letters
5 He Died From Having Nothing to Do, Morris Chalfant
6 The Church within the Church, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
7 Nazarene Roots: Youth and the Church, Steve Cooley
8 A Last Message to the Church, J. B. Maclagan
9 In the Hotel Lounge (a Poem), Merle Lamprecht
10 The Grand Exchange, John W. May
11 Grandma’s Rocking Chair (a Poem), Aubrey W. Curry

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1987

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Michael Hutchens
M. H. Rozzell
Jack M. Barnell
Emily Moran
Charles Strickland
Sharon Fleming
Stan Ingersol
John W. May
Dean Wessels
Audrey Cochran
Alice Crane Behr
Jim Stocks
Lois Anne Williams
Jack Conn
Frank Dizmang
Harold I. Smith
A yellow rose held in a pair of hands.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Sin is Still Sin, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Hard Lessons for the Lonely, Michael Hutchens
4 Letters
5 My Book of Remembrance, M. H. Rozzell
6 Remarriage Risks – New Wine in Old Wineskins, Jack M. Barnell
8 Doves, Not Ostriches, Emily Moran
9 “Because You Gave…”, Charles H. Strickland
10 Choices, Sharon Fleming
11 Nazarene Roots: Australian Origins: More Leaves from Our Album, Stan Ingersol
12 Why don’t you Watch Where I’m Going?, John W. May

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 26, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
I. F. Younger
James E. Adams
E. E. Wordsworth
Grace V. Watkins
William A. Tolbert
Clayton D. Bailey
John W. May
Wilbur T. Dodson
Sheet music of 'Lead On, O King Eternal'; Inset: a cross among clouds.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; Hymn of the Month, September, 1964, Lead On, O King Eternal; The Triumphs of God, See Page 3.

02 Service without Servility by General Superintendent Young

03 The Triumphs of God by I. F. Younger

03 Everybody’s Business by James E. Adams

05 The Little Foxes by E. E. Wordsworth

05 Measurement by Grace V. Watkins

06 The Highway of Holiness by William A. Tolbert

07 The Possum and the Parrot by Clayton D. Bailey

08 Growth in Holiness by John W. May

09 “I Told you So!” by Wilbur T. Dodson

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

12 The Church at Work

17 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

18 Late News

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Herald of Holiness - December 1, 1984

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
John W. May
Michael Christensen
Galen D. Wilcox
A. Brent Cobb
Viola Jacobson Berg
Kenneth Vogt
Eric E. Wiggin
Alton Hacker
Howard Culbertson
Leita Twyeffort
Gary Skagerberg
Connie Unknown
Marion K Rich
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Sue Prentice
William Goodman
David W. Restrick
A bible juxtaposed over a globe.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Immanuel – The God of Compassion, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 The Greatest Commandment of All, John W. May
4 Letters
5 “You Did It to Me”, Michael J. Christensen
6 Publish or Perish, Galen D. Wilcox
8 God’s Book is Alive, A. Brent Cobb
9 His Book (a Poem), Viola Jacobson Berg
9 The Terrible Burden of Submission, Kenneth Vogt
10 Margaret’s Choice, Eric E. Wiggin
11 A Prayer for My Tongue (a Poem), Alton Hacker
12 Escaping Golden Claws, Howard Culbertson

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1976

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Myrtle M. Simms
Lily S. Thomas
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
Marianne E. Fletcher
Mary E. Latham
Morris Chalfant
Nina Walter
Chester O. Galloway
John W. May
Ovella Satre Shafer
Linda K. Mowery
Hal M. von Stein
Diane Skinner
Theodore Esselstyn
Robert E. Maner
Albert J. Lown
Jean Hogan Dudley
Mary F. Roach
Richard S. Barnett
Pauline E. Spray
Bob Owen
Red poinsettias, two white taper candles, and a Bible open to the book of Luke.

02 Where Heaven Touched Earth by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 Fifty Pairs of Pajamas by Myrtle M. Simms
03 A White Christmas by Lily S. Thomas
04 Christmas Is Forever by Tressa Terry
04 The Essence of Christmas by Marianne E. Fletcher
05 Homesick For Christmas by Mary E. Latham
06 God-Guided Men by Morris Chalfant
07 Underprivileged by Nina Willis Walter
07 I Saw God Speak Today by Chester O. Galloway
08 The Most Excellent Way by John W. May
09 "O Come, All Ye Faithful" by Ovella Satre Shafer

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1980

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Michael B. Ross
G. Weatherley
William A. Tolbert
Carol Gritton
C. Neil Strait
Harold I. Smith
Lyndell Leatherman
Morris Chalfant
Jim Spruce
George Eplin
John W. May
Wanda Milner Winburn
Lola M. Williams
Lina Stedman
Raymond C. Kratzer
John R. Weatherill
Winston J. Hatcliff
Paul M. Miller
A nativity scene of Joseph, Mary, and Jesus in a manger.

2 THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS by Orville W. Jenkins
3 A SIGN OF CHRISTMAS by Michael B. Ross
4 ARE YOU READY FOR CHRISTMAS? by G. Weatherley
6 A STAR SHINES IN THE DARKNESS by William A. Tolbert
7 CHRISTMAS PRAYER by Carol Wight Gritton
7 HE DID NOT BELIEVE ENOUGH by C. Neil Strait
8 “WHAT HAPPENED TO THE LOOT, DAD?” by Harold Ivan Smith
9 A MUSICIAN’S PRAYER by Lyndell Leatherman
10 WHEN GOD PUT HIS KNEES IN LIFE'S MUD by Morris Chalfant
11 THE IRON KILLER by Jim Spruce
12 WATERFALL by George Eplin

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1983

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Mabel P. Adamson
Pat Knight
William David Gebby
Jerry McCant
Paul T. Culbertson
E. Ruth Glover
Steve Cooley
G. Weatherley
Geraldine Nicholas
Joe Huddleston
John W. May
Robert E. Maner
Sharon Sheppard
Morris Chalfant
Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Vicki Duerre
Three wisemen on camels being led by a star, a Christmas bell, and a red poinsettia.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Why God Became Man, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 A Christmas Greeting, Mabel P. Adamson
4 Letters
5 Christmas Is A Gift From God, Pat Knight
6 Christmas Day (a poem), William David Gebby
6 The Mind Of Christ, Jerry W. McCant
8 God's Creative Word, Paul T. Culbertson
8 First Advent... Second Coming (a poem), E. Ruth Glover
9 Nazarene Roots: The First Hispanic Nazarenes, 1903-1906, Steve Cooley
10 How Jesus Changes People, G. Weatherley
11 Christmas (a poem), Geraldine Nicholas

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 23, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
D. I. (Daniel I.) Vanderpool
Ross Hayslip
Forrest Nash
John W. May
Ovella Satre Shafer
Hardy J. Powers
John J. Hancock
Edith Roberts
James MacLeod
A wreath "And the angel said unto them fear not..." Inset: a bright star over a sand dune.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; And the angel said unto them, fear not.... ...unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11; The Topmost Star, See Page 6.

02 Christmas! By General Superintendent Lewis

03 Glad Tidings to All People by D. I. Vanderpool

03 The Joy of Christmas by Ross W. Haylsip

04 Christmas Beyond Bethlehem by Forrest W. Nash

05 Christmas Poetry

06 The Topmost Star by John W. May

07 Christmas Music Memoette: Joy to the World by Ovella S. Shafer

08 Be Ye Enlarged by Hardy J. Powers

09 Christmas is for Everybody! By John J. Hancock

09 Serving Jesus in Hard Places by Edith Roberts

10 The Soon Coming of Christ by James Macleod

English
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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1985

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Frances Simpson
Joyce A. Chandler
Randy Bynum
Stan Meek
John W. May
Jerry McCant
Morris Chalfant
J. Walter, Jr. Hall
Dan M. Turk
Geraldine Nicholas
A. Brent Cobb
Ross Hayslip
Verla A. Mooth
Gordon Chilvers
Hazel Lee
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Judy Street
A time lapsed photo of an eclipse with a church steeple silhouetted in the foreground.
"Light rises in the darkness for the upright; the Lord is gracious, merciful, and righteous." (Psalm 112:4, RSV)

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Church Is Mission, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 I Believe In Church Planting, Frances Simpson
3 Church Music (a Poem), Joyce A. Chandler
4 Letters
5 “Called” – A Good Enough Reason, Randy Bynum
6 Unrest in the Church: What’s Behind It, Stan Meek
7 I Remember the Time, John W. May
8 Guarded By Peace, Jerry W. McCant
10 What’s Right With It?, Morris Chalfant
11 Is Restitution Still Important?, J. Walter Hall, Jr.
12 Death of a Musketeer, Dan M. Turk

English
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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1986

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Ray Hendrix
Ralph F. Wilson
Catherine Lawton
C. P. Bergman
John W. May
Charles Panoyan
Marsha Hamilton
Lorayne Friesen
Dan Holom
Harold L. Bowlby
John A. Wright
Hertha Follis
Jerry McCant
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Mike Morgan
A snowy scene, a bright sunburst, a clear blue sky with a chalet in the background and ski and hiking tracks in the foreground.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 "Bad Apples", General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Let's Talk Turkey, Ray Hendrix
4 Letters
5 Take the Handle off the Broad Street Pump, Ralph T. Wilson
6 Plenty of Water, Catherine Lawton
7 Encouragement (a Poem), C. P. Bergman
8 Free at Last, John W. May
9 Chaplains and Changed Lives, Charles Panoyan
10 The Lady in 214, Marsha Hamilton
11 To My Children (a Poem), Lorayne Friesen
12 Heidi, Dan Holom
13 It Was Hard to Pray for Him, Harold L. Bowlby

English
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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1988

William E. McCumber
Gary Sivewright
Raymond W. Hurn
Stan Meek
Wayne M. Warner
Albert J. Lown
Elsie Mink
John W. May
Michael A. Vasquez
William Goodman
J. Michael Curry
Jim Weeks
Eugene L. Stowe
Dorothy Tarrant
Dave Beeson
Dan Hilen
Geraldine Nicholas
E. Ruth Glover
Merle Lamprecht
Woman with hands folded under her chin looking up out a window praying
"Share His Spirit with the nation" Church of the Nazarene

Cover Photo Credit: Bob Taylor

ARTICLES
4 “Share His Spirit with the Nation”, Gary Sivewright
5 Equipping Youth, Raymond W. Hurn
8 God’s Big Well, Stan Meek
9 A Witnessing Life-Style, Wayne M. Warner
10 Simon and Simon, Albert J. Lown
11 Faith is the Key, Elsie Mink
12 Holiness: The Positive Blessing, John W. May
13 “What about Me?”, Michael A. Vasquez
14 Living Once, William Goodman
15 One Never Knows!, J. Michael Curry
16 To Whom Should We Pray?, Jim Weeks

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