Sanctification, Means And Results
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And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,
For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God;
In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared,
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.
Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both I and my father's house have sinned.
I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: behold, thou art wroth; for we have sinned: in those is continuance, and we shall be saved.
We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against thee.
Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare;
But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
But ye are they that forsake the LORD, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare a table for that troop, and that furnish the drink offering unto that number.
I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:
Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?
Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him.
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.
Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?
For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.
But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame 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