Sanctification / Justification / Imputation

What is a sanctifying influence?

Posted by on March 4, 2018 at 9:10 am

“Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.” John 17:17 When the gospel comes “not in word only, but also in power,” it comes “in the Holy Ghost,” that is, in and with the teaching and testimony of the Holy Ghost. It is this coming “in the Holy Ghost” which gives truth in its […]

Kept From the Evil

Posted by on September 17, 2017 at 6:59 am

Kept From the Evil Acts 14: 3, 4 Not only does the Lord Jesus Christ sanctify us by giving us the word of life in our hearts at conversion, but once the Lord Jesus creates this division between the believer and the unbeliever, between our old man and the new, between the spirit and the […]

Sanctification in Abraham

Posted by on June 4, 2016 at 7:28 am

Sanctification in Abraham Genesis 17: 1-8 Sanctification is the work of God’s grace whereby God sets apart and makes his children consecrated unto him. It is accomplished by God the Father in divine election in Christ, by the circumcision of Christ made without hands in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh […]


Posted by on September 7, 2015 at 7:36 am

Justification is a judicial term, and means an acquittal  from  guilt;  it  stands  opposed,  not  to  punishment, but to the desert of punishment. When a man, charged with a  crime,  is  tried  according  to  the  laws  of  his  country,  the crime is either proved against him or it is not. If it be, he is […]

Grace +works=trouble

Posted by on August 22, 2015 at 10:06 am

Grace +works=trouble In Paul’s writings to the church at Galatia; he mentions at least twice the fact that there were false preachers ‘troubling’ them and causing the Apostle much anguish of heart as well (chapter 5). Let it be known that when you want to trouble the elect of God, the redeemed and chosen believer […]

Justification by Faith

Posted by on August 22, 2015 at 10:06 am

Justification by Faith It has been said that a church either stands or falls by the blessed truth of justification by faith and their view of it, and their stand on it. Faith is the opposite of works, faith is not doing but believing, faith has to do with resting in Christ and His obedience […]

Eternal Justification

Posted by on August 22, 2015 at 10:05 am

Eternal Justification Chris Cunningham Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: 4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him […]

The Justification of life

Posted by on August 22, 2015 at 10:04 am

The Justification of life What a glorious work is the work of God’s effectual call. In John 5: 25 the Lord said, “Verily, I say unto you, the hour is coming and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God; and they that hear shall live.” To believe on Christ […]

All true sanctification

Posted by on February 28, 2015 at 6:06 am

All true sanctification (Octavius Winslow) “Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.” Titus 2:14 There is no victory over the indwelling power of sin, and there is no pardon for the guilt of sin, but as the soul deals […]

Justification and sanctification are distinct blessings.

Posted by on November 29, 2014 at 10:20 am

“And such were some of you–but you are washed, but you are sanctified, but you are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.” 1 Corinthians 6:11 Justification and sanctification are distinct blessings. The first springs out of, and is connected with, the finished work of the Son of […]