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Justification vs. Sanctification

Updated: Aug 20, 2020

Justification: The act or state of being guiltless, faultless, right, just.

Sanctification: The act or state of being set apart, sinless, pure, holy. When we compare the scriptures about justification and sanctification, there are many similarities.

Here are a few:

* Both are available for the benefit of the believer through the grace of God and through the blood of Jesus.

* Both lead a sinner in the same direction to choose a better life in Christ by wanting to turn from the sinful nature.

* Both require an individual response by faith.

* Both allow freedom for an individual to live as they choose with ability to confess and repent. * Both are tested by people and by God to prove your standing firm.

* Both are examples of the life God requires of His children.