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Sanctification

Living sacrifices

Romans 12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and …

Falling from grace

Galatians 5:1-6 For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Look: I, …

New Law or Gospel Freedom?

Colossians 2:20-23 If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the …

May we grow to maturity

Ephesians 4:13-14 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature …

Who are you?

Ephesians 1:1-2 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in …

Romans: Sharing with Christ

Romans 8:17 and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ,provided we suffer with him in order that we may also …

Romans: Flesh is Death

Romans 8:6 For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life …

Romans: Power Over Sin

Romans 8:3 For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in …

The joy of pain

James 1:2-4  Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith …

Death

Ordo Salutis Philippians 1:21  For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. What comes next?  Sanctification is the …

Perseverence

Ordo Salutis Philippians 1:6  And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it …

Sanctification

Ordo Salutis Hebrews 2:10-11  For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons …

Preparing for glory

2 Corinthians 4:17 For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, From the day we’re …

Afflicted, but victorious

2 Corinthians 4:8-9  We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not …

Jars of clay

2 Corinthians 4:7  But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and …

The light of the gospel

2 Corinthians 4:6  For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light …