Sermons on Sanctification

Sermons on Sanctification

Saved To Be Holy! – Part 4

Romans 12:2 In total commitment to Him and in total abandonment to Him, we are to live a life totally dedicated to Him — in absolute and utter conviction to Christ for His great grace that He has had upon us. Commitments that drive the radical Christian lifestyle  2 Corinthians 3:18 The first four commitments were examined in parts 1, 2 &  3 .    A commitment to…

Saved To Be Holy! – Part 3

Romans 12:2 Commitments that drive the radical Christian lifestyle  2 Corinthians 3:18 The first commitments were examined in parts 1 &  2 .    A commitment to being: .         1.  A radical sacrificer .         2.  A devoted worshipper .         3.  A worldly resister Today’s message: 4.  A commitment to being a transformed thinker – Proverbs 4:23…

Saved to Be Holy – Part 2

Romans 12:2 Real Christianity is Radical Christianity Radical Christianity is Normal Christianity 4 Christian Commitments – First two commitments were explained in Part 1 .          1.  A Commitment to Being a Holy Sacrificer .          .          Your body reflect on the outside what you are on the inside – Romans 6:12-19 .          2.  A Commitment to Being…

You Have One Job!

Philippians 3:12-16 What does our perspective need to be to grow in likeness to Christ?  The Christian’s singular goal – vs. 12 A1.  You have not reached the goal – (12a) .  Paul pressed on to make it his own because Christ Jesus has made him His own   .       Not yet perfect is not an excuse, but a spur to greater effort B1.  Press on to the goal (12b)…

A Sanctified View On Relationships

Colossians 3:11-14 We are saved to be in relationship with other believers  John 13:35 Our New Reality – vs. 11 No more barriers separating the believers in the church Galatians 3:28, Romans 10:12 Our Response – vs. 12-13 Put on the new man.  Act like it with the power you have!! Colossians 1:24 Two commands that are heavy and hard:      .  to bear with one…

Why Not Love The World?

1 John 2:15-17 God, being Holy, changes the objects He loves We, being wicked, are changed by the objects we love Demas:  Colossians 4:14, Philemon 24,  2 Timothy 4:10 A sobering look at the kind of love God hates  Because of your condition in Christ;  the love of the Father has given us a new nature James 4:4, 7;  2 Corinthians 5:17,  Psalm 119:11,  1 John 4:4, 2:12-14  …

The Sanctifying Power of the Word of God

Psalm 19:7-9 WHAT WE BEHOLD IS WHAT WE BECOME – John 17:17 The Bible teaches we are not under the Mosaic Law – Romans 6:14, 7:6 All the Old Testament Law can do is expose – not solve – our sin problem – Romans 3:28, 8:3-4  It can only judge – Romans 4:15, Galatians 3:13, 24 However, we are under law today; the law of Christ – 1…

The Nature of Progressive Sanctification

Philippians 2:12-13 We are saved to be holy (Romans 12:1-2).  God’s work of mercy in our lives demands a response.  To be active in your Progressive Sanctification (Vs. 12) Because Christ obeyed the Father, we must obey as He did Hebrews 12:14       2 Corinthians 7:1 Is your relationship with Christ getting as much attention as your hobbies, friends, entertainment,…

Saved To Be Holy! – Part 1

Romans 12:1 Three phases of sanctification –  Positional: Justification At the moment of salvation; freedom from the penalty of sin –  Spiritual Life Progressive: freedom from the power of sin –  Final: Glorification Freedom from the presence of sin Two commitments that drive a sanctified life –  A commitment to being a holy sacrifice Total…