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Hosted BySaso Mendez & Ben Arellano

Encouraging and challenging Christians to spiritual change and growth by applying biblical principles to everyday life.

Behold! I am a new creature in Christ

Abundant Life Episode 52

In this episode Saso and Ben bring Heather Gapen back on the show to discuss sanctification.

From the time we are born again, we begin to grow as a Christian with the ultimate goal of being like Jesus. This process lasts a lifetime and we as Christians should take an active role in this process.

Websters 1828

Sanctification ‚Äď The act of making holy. (Holy means set apart)

Key Verse

2 Corinthians 5:17 ‚Äď Therefore if any man¬†be¬†in Christ,¬†he is¬†a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

1 Peter 1:5-7 ‚Äď For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue,¬†and virtue with knowledge,¬†and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness,¬†and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.

Hebrews 12:10 ‚Äď For they indeed for a few days chastened¬†us¬†as seemed¬†best¬†to them, but He for¬†our¬†profit, that¬†we¬†may be partakers of His holiness.

Acts 26:18 ‚Äď To open their eyes,¬†and¬†to turn¬†them¬†from darkness to light, and¬†from¬†the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Philippians 3:12-14 ‚Äď Not that I have already attained,or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.¬†Brethren, I do not count myself to have¬†apprehended; but one thing¬†I do,¬†forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead,¬†I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Acts 2:42 ‚Äď And they continued steadfastly in the apostles‚Äô¬†doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Philippians 2:12 ‚Äď Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,