6746 sanctification, means and results of

6746 sanctification, means and results of

Sanctification results from the renewing work of the Holy Spirit and leads to the renewal of believers and their being equipped for ministry in the world.

The means of sanctification

The work of the Holy Spirit 1Co 6:11 See also Ro 8:9-11; Ro 15:15-16; 1Co 12:13; 2Co 1:21-22; Eph 1:13-14; 2Th 2:13; Tit 3:4-7; 1Pe 1:1-2

Meditation on the Scriptures 1Pe 2:2-3 See also Dt 11:18; Ps 119:12-18,48; Ps 143:5-6; Jn 17:17; Col 3:16; Jas 1:25

The active pursuit of holiness and righteousness 1Ti 6:11-12 See also 2Co 7:1; Gal 5:24; Eph 4:1; 1Th 5:22; 1Pe 2:9-12; 3Jn 11

Obedience and self-denial Ro 6:19-22; Ro 8:5-14; Gal 2:20; Gal 5:16-24; 1Pe 2:11

Prayer Ps 145:18 See also Mt 7:7-8; Ac 4:31; 1Ti 4:4; Jas 5:16; Jude 20

Confession of sin 1Jn 1:9 See also Ne 1:6-9; Ps 32:5; Ps 40:11-12; Pr 28:13; Isa 64:5-7; Jer 14:20-22; La 3:40

Obstacles to sanctification

A lack of faith Mt 5:13; Jn 15:6; 2Co 12:20-21; 1Ti 1:18-19

Rebellion against God Eze 18:24 See also Dt 32:15-18; Job 34:26; Isa 65:11-12; Gal 1:6-7; Gal 5:7-9; Heb 12:15; Rev 2:4-5

Satanic temptation 1Pe 5:8-9 See also Ac 5:3; 2Co 2:8-11; Jas 4:7

Self-indulgence and greed Lk 12:15 See also Lk 21:34; Ro 13:13; 2Co 12:21; Eph 4:19

Yielding to sinful desires 1Pe 1:14 See also Mk 4:18-19; 1Co 10:6-8; 1Pe 2:11; 2Pe 2:14-18; 1Jn 2:16-17

The results of sanctification

Good works 2Co 9:8 See also Eph 2:10; Col 1:10; Col 3:15-17; 2Th 2:16-17; Heb 10:24-25; Jas 2:14-26

Becoming like Jesus Christ 1Pe 2:21 See also Jn 13:15; Ro 8:28-30; 1Co 11:1; 2Co 3:18; Gal 3:27; 1Jn 3:2-3

Becoming like God Mt 5:48; Eph 5:1-2; Col 1:21-22

Perfection Mt 5:48 See also 2Co 13:11; Col 1:28

Blamelessness in the sight of God 2Pe 3:14 See also Eph 1:4; Col 1:21-22; 1Th 5:23

Being able to see God Heb 12:14

See also

3233Holy Spirit & sanctification
5902maturity
6030sin, avoidance
6652forgiveness
6728regeneration
6754union with Christ
8114discipleship
8206Christlikeness
8211commitment to world
8218consecration
8451mortification
8475self-denial

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