The accusing voice in our heads is NOT Jesus. Jesus is gentle with us. From For the Church……………….
What a lovely article! Just as we sometimes have to tear down something to raisee up something better, so does God. From Cultivating Glory…………………….
AN INFINITE JOURNEY by Andrew M. Davis (Ambassador International; 2014)
An Infinite Journey is written by author and pastor Andrew Davis. Davis also heads up a ministry called Two Journeys, which focuses on the two journeys of the Christian life, which are the outward journey of the advancement of the gospel message and the inward journey toward sanctification. This book, obviously, focuses on this vital inward journey for every Christian.
Davis begins this book by making the case that sanctification is always tightly bound up with justification — indeed, sanctification is only possible after we have been justified and indwelt by the Holy Spirit. Then, the majority of the book covers the aspects of the believer that grow and mature in sanctification: knowledge, faith, character, and actions. As Davis delves into each of these aspects that set believers apart from the world, he draws upon his experiences and skills honed over years as a pastor and seminary professor. The result is a book on what could be an overwhelming subject to one that lovingly and encouragingly draws readers to better understand spiritual growth and then to actively desire it and pursue it.
It is sad that more churches do not make sanctification more of an emphasis and provide more specific directions and exhortations toward growth. But this book does a very admirable job in filling this gap and is approachable for any believer in any stage of their Christian walk. Highly recommended!!
The point that Randy Alcorn makes in this article is that while believers will never completely conquer sin in this life, yet the point of sanctification is to see ongoing progress in spiritual maturity and strength throughout our Christian lives. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries……………
Everyone should be a life-long learner, but this is especially true for the Christian. But sometimes, certain subjects, books or topics just don’t excite our interest. But it is possible to maximize your learning by learning how to make a subject interesting and engaging to you! From Redeeming Productivity……………….
Books are a gift, and can really aid us in our spiritual growth! A good article on this topic from Things Above………………
This very helpful article talks about the process of sanctification, and how the Holy Spirit slowly works in us to change our characters from the inside out. From Jim Erwin………………
Our sanctification now is a work in progress, but it is all building up to the day we are glorified with Christ. From Place for Truth…………….
We are all tired of the meanness and evil in this world. But our God is so awesome He can take any circumstance and use it to grow us up and make us more like Jesus! From the IBCD blog………………….