Sanctification! * Pastor Jerry Ghirardo * 06/23/2019

Sanctification!

I Thessalonians 5:23-28

June 23rd, 2019 

Verse of the Week 

23 “May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus.”

~ I Thessalonians 5:23

1.    The Lord will continue to SANCTIFY us through and through.

I Thessalonians 5:23 – “May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through…”

I Thessalonians 5:23 – “May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus.”

2 Thessalonians 2:13 – “…Because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth.”

1 Peter 1:2 – “Who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit…”

2 Timothy 2:21 – “Those who cleanse themselves from the latter will be instruments for special purposes, made holy, useful to the master and prepared to do any good work.”

I Thessalonians 5:24 – “The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.”

Philippians 1:6 – “…Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.”

2.    Paul’s closing salutation is full of LOVE and GRACE!

I Thessalonians 5:25 – “Brothers and Sisters, pray for us.”

I Thessalonians 5:26 – “Greet all God’s people with a holy kiss.”

I Thessalonians 5:27 – “I charge you before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers and sisters.”

I Thessalonians 5:28 – “The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.”

Ephesians 6:24 – “Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.”

Galatians 6:18 – “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers and sisters.  Amen.”

2 Corinthians 13:14 – “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.”