Sanctification, Means And Results
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Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
But I have written very boldly to you on some points so as to remind you again, because of the grace that was given me from God,
For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.
Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and anointed us is God,
In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared,
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen
like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,
Blessed are You, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes.
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all Your doings; I muse on the work of Your hands.
"Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.
Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.
But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.
For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer of Your servant which I am praying before You now, day and night, on behalf of the sons of Israel Your servants, confessing the sins of the sons of Israel which we have sinned against You; I and my father's house have sinned.
I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD"; And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.
You, O LORD, will not withhold Your compassion from me; Your lovingkindness and Your truth will continually preserve me.
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
You meet him who rejoices in doing righteousness, Who remembers You in Your ways Behold, You were angry, for we sinned, We continued in them a long time; And shall we be saved?
We know our wickedness, O LORD, The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.
"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
"If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned.
For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;
This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight,
"But when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity and does according to all the abominations that a wicked man does, will he live? All his righteous deeds which he has done will not be remembered for his treachery which he has committed and his sin which he has committed; for them he will die.
"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.
"But you who forsake the LORD, Who forget My holy mountain, Who set a table for Fortune, And who fill cups with mixed wine for Destiny,
I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;
You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;
'But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?
Wherefore I urge you to reaffirm your love for him.
Submit therefore to God Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."
"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;
Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.
I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.
and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
"And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,
Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.
having eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, accursed children;
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace,
and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds,
What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him?
For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.
For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.
"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds,
Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.
Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless,
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him In love
- Avoiding Sin
- Becoming More Like Christ
- Commitment, to the world
- Confession of sin
- Holiness, Believers' Growth In
- Participation, In Christ
- Paul, Teaching Of
- Perfection, Human
- Restored In Jesus Christ
- Sanctification, Nature And Basis
- Self Denial
- Self Indulgence
- Sin Confessed
- Sin, Accepting Forgiveness Of
- Sin, Avoidance Of