Usage examples for sanctification

  1. The Puritan churches held that sanctification by the will was evidence of justification. – The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees by Mary Caroline Crawford
  2. You cannot reverse the awful law of your sanctification. – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  3. It wad be no gain to you, Thamas, and no glory to Him whase will's your sanctification, gin ye war to owercome yer temper, and syne think a heap o' yersel' that ye had done't. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  4. And as this is also Thy will, even my sanctification, and Thy revealed purpose, that I should be made conformable to the image of Thy Son, so let Thy grace, which is sufficient for the chief of sinners, daily bring this salvation into me, by teaching me to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, and to live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world; that so learning Christ, taking up His cross daily, following Him and being disciplined by Him, I may be taught to put off the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts, and to be renewed in the spirit of my mind; and, as Thine own workmanship, be created anew in Christ Jesus unto good works. – Parish Papers by Norman Macleod
  5. 22: 25- 31. The peace- offering naturally followed the burnt- offering, as that did the sin- offering in the sanctification of the Israelitish congregation. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  6. I challenge the objector to show me between the lids of the new Testament, any regeneration, new birth, justification, or sanctification, that has already taken place in any other sense than through faith. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  7. To pause where we should begin, to retrograde where we should advance, to seek a mechanical security that we may cover inertia and find a wholesale salvation in which there is no personal sanctification- this is Parasitism. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  8. What was time to a contemplative Buddhist whose being was permeated with the hope of release from delusions and sorrow and of attaining final sanctification? – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  9. If the sanctification of simplicity, gentleness, maternal love, and heroic fortitude, were calculated to elevate the popular mind, the sanctification of mere glitter and ornament, embroidered robes, and jewelled crowns, must have tended to degrade it. – Legends of the Madonna by Mrs. Jameson
  10. Now, Christ was all; all my wisdom, all my righteousness, all my sanctification, and all my redemption." – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  11. I read and re- read the theory of sanctification, going from one authority on the subject to another, only to turn away still more puzzled. – The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men" by Minnie L. Carpenter
  12. Perhaps some may object, that from this way of reasoning it is apparent, that sanctification is first; since the soul may have faith, and so a principle of grace in it, and yet, as yet it cannot find Christ to feed and refresh the soul withal. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan
  13. By Sanctification, we mean that higher state of grace which contemplates the removal of all sin from the heart of the believer, and the experience of " Perfect Love." – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  14. I think the greatest imposture of Christian times is the sanctification of labour. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  15. We must not, therefore, contrary to nature, send the bodies, too, of good men to heaven; but we must really believe that, according to their divine nature and law, their virtue and their souls are translated out of men into heroes, out of heroes into demi- gods, out of demi- gods, after passing, as in the rite of initiation, through a final cleansing and sanctification, and so freeing themselves from all that pertains to mortality and sense, are thus, not by human decree, but really and according to right reason, elevated into gods, admitted thus to the greatest and most blessed perfection. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  16. It is that only which in time doth appear, and rise as it were from under ground, in the streams or fruits of sanctification. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  17. The work of sanctification removes all the roots of bitterness and destroys the remains of sin in the heart. – The Heart-Cry of Jesus by Byron J. Rees
  18. A daily recognition of our relationship to Christ, is full of comfort and encouragement, and is at the same time invaluable as a means of sanctification. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham