Belonging: Sanctification (1 Thessalonians 5:23-24)
Sanctification Defined: A work of God in man that makes us more and more free from sin and more like Christ in our lives. A term that’s closely related and sometimes used synonymously with the word holiness.
Key Idea: We can be encouraged that God is changing our hearts and lives to be more like Christ through the process of sanctification.
Four Encouraging Aspects of Sanctification
I. The character of sanctification (v. 23)
II. The Creator of sanctification (v. 23)
III. The comprehensiveness of sanctification (v. 23)
IV. The confidence for sanctification (v. 24)