How Does Sanctification Work?

David Powlison

How Does Sanctification Work?
How Does Sanctification Work?

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Categories: Salvation/Soteriology

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Many popular views try to reduce the process of Christian growth to a single template: Remember past grace. Rehearse your identity in Christ. Avail yourself of the means of grace. Discipline yourself. But Scripture portrays the dynamics of sanctification in a rich variety of ways. No single factor, truth, or protocol can capture why and how a person is changed into the image of Christ.

Weaving together personal stories, biblical exposition, and theological reflection, David Powlison shows the personal and particular ways that God meets you where you are to produce change. He highlights the variety of factors that work together, helping us to avoid sweeping generalizations and pat answers in the search for a key to sanctification. This book is a go-to resource for understanding the multifaceted, lifelong, personal journey of sanctification.

  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • God Meets Us with His Promises
  • Is There One Key to Sanctification?
  • Truth Unbalanced and Rebalanced
  • God Meets Us with His Commands
  • We Are Sanctified by Remembering Our Justification
  • What Changes You?
  • My Story (1)
  • My Story (2)
  • The Story of Charles
  • The Story of Charlotte
  • The Journey
  • Notes
  • General Index
  • Scripture Index


Pages: 128
Publisher: Crossway Books
Published: 2017
ISBN-10: 1433556103
ISBN-13: 9781433556104

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