Tag Archives: Sanctification


Related: Justification; New Birth; Cleansing; Footwashing; Holiness   Sanctification. The verb “to sanctify” means ‘to declare or set apart as holy, or for a holy purpose’. God is holy (Rev. 4:8), and all that is in association with God or in proximity to Him must be holy too; “Who shall ascend into the hill of […]
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2 Timothy 2

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk    Principles of Service 2 Timothy 2   2 Timothy 2. In this chapter we have a number of principles that Timothy would need in his service to the Lord. Paul compares the man of God with a number of figures: as a soldier (v.3), an athlete (v.5), a husbandman (v.6), a workman (v.15), […]

1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Practical and Doctrinal Instructions 1 Thessalonians 4 – 5   1 Thessalonians 4 – 5. Apparently, Timothy’s report of the Thessalonians involved a number of matters. Paul addressed these in ch.4-5 of the epistle. They needed to be reminded to continue in practical holiness and love (1 Thess. 4:1-12). Being converted only a […]

1 Thessalonians 5:12-28

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Practical Exhortations: Preservation until the Coming of the Lord 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28   1 Thessalonians 5:12-28. The remainder of chapter 5 deals with the practical exhortations that will help the Christian be preserved until the coming of the Lord. He first mentions ten things the believer can do to be preserved: (1) recognize […]

Romans 6

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Identification with Christ Frees us from Sin’s Dominion Romans 6   Romans 6. Paul personifies sin and views it as an evil master (“reigning” Rom. 5:21) dominating and controlling men as a master controls his slaves. A master has claims over his slave, but only as long as the slave lives. Once the slave […]