“For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.” (Romans 8:29) God is absolutely Sovereign. To dispute this fact essentially places the individual … [Read more...]
What is Sanctification? According to Webster, it is “an act of sanctifying; the state of being sanctified.” According to the Word of God, Sanctification is Jesus Christ in the believer (1 Corinthians 1:30). Therefore, Christ in the believer means the believer is set apart to and for Christ.
“Pilate saith unto him, What is truth?” (John 18:38a) The reason for this question by Pilate – Matthew 27:2 calls him: “Pontius Pilate the governor,” who was appointed by the Roman Caesar – is because the Jews had brought Jesus before Pilate. The … [Read more...]
“And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD: He shall separate himself from wine and … [Read more...]
“…even your sanctification…” (1 Thessalonians 4:3a) The Apostle Paul, in 1 Thessalonians 3:12-13, sets the time and reason for his instructions in the following chapters (4:1-18; 5:1-24). “And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one … [Read more...]
“For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:” (1 Thessalonians 4:3) In this devotion, the text of 1 Thessalonians 4:3-12 relates the second area of our Sanctification: Our Practice for … [Read more...]
“For this is the will of God, even your sanctification…” (1 Thessalonians 4:3) The English word “sanctification” is the translation of the Greek word “hagiasmos”; which means “to set apart.” This word is used of “separation to God”; and of “the … [Read more...]