Maybe because they don't really believe it's possible to live a holy life? I don't know, but I do know that it is a common problem...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Half a gospel
Why is it that a man [Moses] who could lead an unwilling people out [of Egypt] was unable to lead an unwilling people in [to Canaan]? This is the problem with which so many are confronted, who enjoy a measure of success in their evangelistic activity, but whose converts are of such poor spiritual caliber, who find it comparatively easy to precipitate the crisis of decision, but are baffled by the ensuing lack of spiritual substance in those who have made profession of faith.— The Saving Life of Christ, page 126