Questions tagged [sanctification]
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What is the difference between "being filled with the Spirit" (Ephesians 5:18) and "being filled up to all the fullness of God" (Ephesians 3:19)?
The phrase "(to be) filled with the Spirit" is used in both the Old and New Testaments multiple times (see references in Does the expression "(to be) filled with the Spirit" ...
What is the connection between Jesus’s sanctification and His disciples’ sanctification in John 17:19?
John 17:19 (NASB) For their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they themselves also may be sanctified in truth. What is the connection between Jesus’s sanctification and His disciples’ sanctification? ...
Are Jesus (Matt 5:27-30) and Paul (Rom 8:1-17) teaching different approaches to overcoming the sin of lust?
Matthew 5:27-30 (ESV): 27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery ...
Are all followers of Christ guaranteed to achieve complete sanctification or not? 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 vs. 2 Peter 2:20-22
1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 (ESV): 23 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 He ...
Can the spouse of a believer be sanctified by simply being married to the believer?
In 1 Cor 7:14, it is implied that an unbelieving spouse, of a believer, may also be made holy in God's eyes but only if that spouse comes around to the believer's stance with God. It is also implied ...