Preaching Connection: Sanctification

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The Fruit of the Spirit

Must we try for holiness? Yes. In the NT the Christian life “is described not only by verbs denoting receptivity: hearing, trusting, receiving, resting, relying, but also by verbs denoting activity: striving, working, running, fighting, casting away, putting on, etc. Analogy: we work for our daily bread while also praying for it as God’s gift....