Category Archives: Sanctification

Power of Knowledge

You have doubtless heard the expression “Knowledge is Power.” In educational circles, it’s a popular mantra. We college professor types have to recite it because, frankly, it drums up business. When people want power, we tell them the way to … Continue reading

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Struggling with Holiness

No human being is capable of being truly holy, that is pleasing to God, on his or her own power. If this does not seem obvious from our own experience, then we either have a low opinion of God’s holiness, … Continue reading

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Gospel-Centered Resolve

God is completely sovereign. His grace, working through the gospel and the power of the Holy Spirit, is sufficient to both save us from sin and “sanctify” us (make us holy). God gets all the glory for anything we do … Continue reading

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Gifts from the Father

In Colossians 1:3-4, Paul writes: We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,  since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints…(ESV) … Continue reading

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Made Holy in Christ

And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him… (Colossians 1:21-22, ESV) … Continue reading

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