Avoid sexual immorality. You were washed but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of God.
Avoid sexual immorality
1 Thessalonians 4:3 3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you should abstain from sexual immorality;
1 Corinthians 6:11 11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.
Sanctified by faith
Acts 26:17, 18 17 I will deliver you from the Jewish people, as well as from the Gentiles, to whom I now send you, 18 to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.’
Sanctified by truth
John 17:17-19 17 Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth. 18 As You sent Me into the world, I also have sent them into the world. 19 And for their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also may be sanctified by the truth.
Sanctified in Christ
1 Corinthians 1:2 2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:
Sanctified through and through
1 Thessalonians 5:23 23 Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Sanctifying work of the Holy spirit
2 Thessalonians 2:13 13 But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth,
1 Peter 1:1, 2 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,
To the pilgrims of the Dispersionin Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.
2 Corinthians 3:18 18 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 by the Spirit of the Lord.
You were sanctified by faith and truth. You were sanctified in Christ and by the sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit. We are all being transformed into the same image of from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord. Therefore we are God’s children and should lives similar to the way Jesus lived His. Stay holy for God is holy.
You will do well to heed the prophetic word that a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts for It can be nothing other than Jesus Christ.
God is testing us every day and has given us the right to make our own choices. Do you know which ones are the right choices in Gods mind?
Fear God, love God, honor God, and trust God with all your heart, mind and soul and you will receive and experience the joy of the promises of God’s blessings in His time.
Prayer: Father in heaven, I praise You for Your Son and the Holy Spirit. I praise You for Your grace in sending us Your wisdom about “Sanctification.” Please bless those who have read this article for they too are seeking Your truth, love, wisdom and understanding.
May God, Jesus, The Holy Spirit and Christianity be our guiding lights, our safety nets and our inspiration for loving happiness in all of Your kingdom. Father into your hands I commend my spirit. Not my will, but Yours be done. Please come Lord Jesus.
I pray in Jesus sweet name and to His glory through the power of the Holy Spirit,