Real Justification – Status

  1. A Legal Declaration outside of us
  2. A Once for all act
  3. Rooted in our union with Christ

 Real Sanctification – Our Growth

  1. A Work of the Spirit in us
  2. An Ongoing process
  3. Rooted in our union with Christ

 

NCC Q# 32 What do justification and sanctification mean?

 

Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us.