Category Archives: Sanctification/Holy living

The Believer’s ongoing battle with sin

“If I am dead to sin (Romans 6:2; 6:6; Colossians 3:1-3), why must I keep on killing sin (Romans 6:11-14; Romans 8:13; Colossians 3:5) everyday?” http://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/if-i-m-dead-to-sin-why-must-i-kill-it-every-day Already, but not yet: http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/already-decisively-and-irrevocably-free-not-yet-finally-and-perfectly-free

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Knowing the Bible does not automatically make you more holy

http://andynaselli.com/don-carson-on-how-knowing-the-bible-does-not-automatically-make-you-more-holy#more-16547 This article was a very good reminder of the danger of pride and arrogance that can come from knowing the Scriptures and knowing Greek and Hebrew, and theology and church history.  D. A. Carson gives example of liberal theologians … Continue reading

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“Already, but not yet”

http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/already-decisively-and-irrevocably-free-not-yet-finally-and-perfectly-free

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100 quotes on sanctification

http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/100-quotes-from-you-on-sanctification

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On Self-Control

http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/the-one-ingredient-essential-to-biblical-manhood

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Dealing with Gluttony

“heart idols are more dangerous than stone idols”  Jim Newheiser http://www.ibcd.org/resources/messages/gluttony-diet-fitness-and-body-idolatry/ dealing-with-gluttony-newheiser  

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Hebrews 3:12-14 – John Piper

http://www.desiringgod.org/labs/take-care-brothers This is where knowing the Greek tense of a verb is very helpful.  Verse 14, “We have become partakers of Christ . . . ” (past perfect tense) – “if we hold fast” = if we persevere, it proves … Continue reading

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