34 Quotes About Sanctification

  • "Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Justification, Sanctification, Eternal Life


  • "God's hearing of our prayers doth not depend upon sanctification, but upon Christ's intercession; not upon what we are in ourselves, but what' we are in the Lord Jesus; both our persons and our prayers are acceptable in the beloved [Eph 1.6]."

    - Thomas Brooks
    Topics: Prayer, Sanctification, Intercession


  • "Faith acts upon Christ for justification, as he is a Jesus, or by receiving him as a Jesus; faith acts upon Christ for sanctification, as he is a Lord, or by receiving him as Lord."

    - Ralph Erskine
    Topics: Faith, Justification, Sanctification


  • "I asked her what was so scary about unmerited free grace? She replied something like this: If I was saved by my good works -- then there would be a limit to what God could ask of me or put me through. I would be like a taxpayer with rights. I would have done my duty and now I would deserve a certain quality of life. But if it is really true that I am a sinner saved by sheer grace -- at God's infinite cost -- then there's nothing he cannot ask of me."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: Christianity, good works, Jesus, salvation, sanctification


  • "While the agent of renovation is the Divine Spirit, and the condition of renovation is our cleaving to Christ, the medium of renovation and the weapon which the transforming grace employs is "the word of the truth of the gospel," whereby we are sanctified."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Renewal, Sanctification


  • "Sanctification makes us holy and destroys the breed of sin, the love of sin and carnality. It makes us pure and whiter than snow. Bless His holy name!"

    - William J. Seymour
    Topics: Sanctification


  • "Associate with sanctified persons. They may by their counsel, prayers, and holy example, be a means to make you holy."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Holiness, Sanctification


  • "The faith which has not a sanctifying influence on the character is no better than the faith of devils. It is a "dead faith, because it is alone.""

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Faith, Sanctification


  • "The inner change, justification, is effected at the moment of salvation. The outer change in the believer's daily walk, sanctification, continues throughout life. But the progressive work of sanctification is only fully effective when the radical, inner transformation of justification is realized and appropriated by faith."

    - Neil T. Anderson
    Topics: Salvation, Sanctification, Justification


  • "A religion of effortless adoration may be a religion for an angel but never for a man. Not in the contemplative, but in the active, lies true hope; not in rapture, but in reality, lies true life; not in the realm of ideals, but among tangible things, is man's sanctification wrought."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Sanctification


  • "Where science speaks of improvement, Christianity speaks of renovation; where science speaks of development, Christianity speaks of sanctification; where science of progress, Christianity speaks of perfection."

    - James H. Aughey
    Topics: Christianity, Sanctification


  • "We believe, that the work of regeneration, conversion, sanctification and faith, is not an act of man's free will and power, but of the mighty, efficacious and irresistible grace of God."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Grace, Sanctification


  • "Let no man join us who is afraid, and we want none but those who are saved, sanctified and aflame with the fire of the Holy Spirit."

    - Samuel Chadwick
    Topics: Holy Spirit, Sanctification, Fire


  • "It is absurd to imagine that God should justify a people and not sanctify them, He should justify a people whom He could not glorify."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Justification, Sanctification


  • "There are three things which the true Christian desires in respect to sin: Justification, that it may not condemn; sanctification, that it may not rein; and glorification, that it may not be."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Sin, Justification, Sanctification



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