To sanctify is to separate

(James Smith, “The Great Comforter” 1858)  Play Audio!  Download Audio “God has chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit.” 2 Thessalonians 2:13 To sanctify, is to separate and set apart for holy purposes and holy uses. The Lord … Continued

Lord directs the steps

(Alexander Smellie, “The Secret Place” 1907)  LISTEN to audio!  Download audio “First a leaf blade pushes through, then the heads of wheat are formed, and finally the grain ripens.” Mark 4:28 There is a similar quietness and calm and steadiness as He deals with my soul. S​o it … Continued

not found without the other

Something to ponder: “I fear it is sometimes forgotten that God has married together justification and sanctification. They are distinct and different things, beyond question–but one not found without the other. All justified people are sanctified, and all sanctified people … Continued