How to be Saved and Sanctified
How to be Saved and Sanctified
ACKNOWLEDGE = admit to be true.
YOUR SINS = all unrighteousness. Romans 3:23, For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. Romans 6:23, For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ.
REPENT = to be godly sorry, " sorry enough to quit wrongdoing. Acts 3:19, Repent ye therefore, and be converted that your sins may be blotted out . . .
CONFESS = admit, own, reveal. I John 1:9, If we confess our sins He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
FORSAKE = quit, give up, leave entirely alone once and for all, be willing for God to take all desire for sin away from you. Isaiah 55:7, let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him: and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
BELIEVE = to rely on, to have faith and confidence in, to put yourself into the hands of another. Romans 10:9, That if thou shalt confess with they mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Acts 16:31, And they said, believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved and thy house.
ACCEPT = take, receive, to welcome claim. John 1:12, But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.
John 6:37, All that the Father giveth me shall come to me, and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.
Christ must be received personally into the heart by faith, if the experience of the new birth is to be yours.
Rev. 3:20, Behold, I stand at the door and knock, if any man (this means you) hear my voice and open the door, I will sup (abide) with him and he with me.
Luke 12:8, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the son of man also confess before the angels of God.
HOW TO BE SANCTIFIED
SANCTIFY them through thy WORD . . . John 17:17
You are now a CHILD of God that you become SANCTIFIED as stated in 1 Thes. 4:3, "For this is the will of God, even your SANCTIFICATION".
SANCTIFICATION means a:
CLEANSING from SIN and all defilement
SEPARATION from the WORLD and it's lusts SETTING ASIDE ourselves for God and His service.
This is not only a definite and instantaneous work of Grace; but also a continual process necessary for our spiritual growth.
These help you in securing your SANCTIFICATION. GOD THE FATHER = Jude 1:1 . . . to them that are SANCTIFIED by GOD THE FATHER and preserved in Jesus Christ.
CHRIST THE SON = Heb. 13:12, Wherefore JESUS also, that he might SANCTIFY the people with His own blood, suffered without (outside the city) the gate.
THE HOLY SPIRIT = II Thes. 2:13 . . . because God Hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through SANCTIFICATION of the SPIRIT and belief of the truth.
THE BLOOD = 1 John 1:7 . . . and the BLOOD of Jesus Christ His son CLEANSES US from all sin.
THE HOLY WORD (bible) = EPH. 5:26 . . . that He might SANCTIFY it with the washing of water by the WORD.
WHAT IS REQUIRED OF YOU: 1 Thes. 4:3. This is the will of God even your SANCTIFICATION . . .
Isaiah 1:16, Wash you, make you clean, put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do well. SANCTIFICATION is something that we must pursue, or seek earnestly if we are to obtain it. While it is God's work we have our part in it; to make it the object of our earnest desire and pursuit.
We attain SANCTIFICATION through presenting our members as servants (literally slaves) to righteousness and becoming ourselves bondservants unto God.