Tag: sanctification

  • The Power of the Promises

    The Power of the Promises

    In Mortification of Sin, John Owen famously wrote, “be killing sin or sin will be killing you.” Owen’s piercing language touched upon a spiritual reality: that biblical Christianity is a good fight and those who refuse to take up arms will be conquered. Hence, all true Christians will actively be striving to mortify sin, because […]

  • God Never Wastes Pain

    God Never Wastes Pain

    The simple point I will make today is that God never wastes pain. Meaning, the Lord always uses the pain of trials and adversity to accomplish His purposes. And what are His purposes? His glory and our good. And let us never forget that our greatest good and God’s glory are not mutually exclusive: that […]

  • #WCSK Episode 2.9b: Sanctification (The Christian Walk)

    #WCSK Episode 2.9b: Sanctification (The Christian Walk)

    Picking up from last week … Sanctification is active not passive I mentioned previously that sanctification is cooperative, meaning that neither does God do all the work while we sit back and watch nor do we labor while The Lord supervises. The cooperative part of sanctification means that after God enables and empowers us to […]