Three Steps to Godliness

You may have sought and tried to obtain instant godliness.  There is no such thing… We want somebody to give us three easy steps to godliness and we’ll take them next Friday and be godly.  The trouble is, godliness doesn’t come that way.

– Jay Adams

as quoted by Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness, Navpress, copyright 1978, page 98-99