Sanctification (The Christian Life)
Discuss the meaning of sanctification and discuss a Christian Life
Adewuya, J. Ayodeji. “The Holy Spirit and Sanctification in Romans 8.1-17.” Journal of pentecostal theology 9, no. 1 (2001): 71-84.
This source outlines Paul’s idea of having the mind set on spiritual thoughts and living in accordance with the doctrine of Christ.
Berkouwer, Gerrit Cornelis. Faith and sanctification. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1952.
This source distinguishes that in as much as all believers are the children of God, not all are sanctified and God chooses whom to sanctify.
Butler, Anthea D. Women in the Church of God in Christ: Making a sanctified world. Univ of North Carolina Press, 2007.
This source outlines some common beliefs about sanctification.
Dayton, Wilber T., W. Ralph Thompson, Kenneth Kinghorn, Leo G. Cox, Milton S. Agnew, and Kenneth E. Geiger. “Entire Sanctification as Taught in the Book of Romans.” Wesleyan Theological Journal 1 (1966): 1-10.
This source will help identify how one can become a better Christian and be sanctified though out their life in Christ.
Emmons, Robert A., and Cheryl A. Crumpler. “Religion and spirituality? The roles of sanctification and the concept of God.” The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 9, no. 1 (1999): 17-24.
This source outlines the activities involved in service as one pursues sanctification.
Forde, Gerhard O., Sinclair B. Ferguson, Laurence W. Wood, Russell P. Spittler, and E. Glenn Hinson. Christian spirituality: Five views of sanctification. InterVarsity Press, 1989.
This source reminds that God’s calling is necessary for a Christian to be sanctified.
Hoyum, John. “Spirit and Sanctification: Sketching St. Paul’s Doctrine of the Holy Spirit in Romans.” Word & World 39, no. 3 (2019).
This source reminds believers that they can only be sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
Moo, Douglas J. The epistle to the Romans. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1996.
This source outlines the temptations that we face in our pursuit of sanctification according to Paul.
Raabe, Paul R. “The Law and Christian Sanctification: A Look at Romans.” Concordia Journal 22 (1996): 178-185.
This source reminds us that the law must be fulfilled in us who walk according to the ways of the spirit.
Wilson, Scott S. Trinity and sanctification: A proposal for understanding the doctrine of sanctification according to a triune ordering. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009.
This source reminds us that it the Holy Trinity that has the ability to redeem and sanctify believers.