ANSWER: On the principle implied in Christ's words, "Be it done unto you according to your faith." A Christian may have faith to conquer some evil habits while he is not conscious that he is wholly sanctified, because he does not have faith to claim this complete heritage of the Christian. This is the condition of many persevering Christians. They aspire after complete purity, but do not grasp it by an all-surrendering, mighty faith, till in some extremity of need, or of life itself.
QUESTION: What is the teaching of the National Holiness Association on this subject?
ANSWER: While their teaching is Wesleyan, that holiness is progressive, beginning with regeneration, entire sanctification is a decisive and instantaneous act of the Holy Spirit.
— from Steele's Answers pp. 39, 40.