Big Words: Week 6

Big Words
6 – Sanctification
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Sanctification is the act or process of being made or becoming holy.

“I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one. They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world. And for their sake I consecrate myself, that they also may be sanctified in truth.” – John 17:15-19

“So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control.Read the rest

Big Words: Week 4

Big Words
4 – Adoption


Adoption: the act of leaving one’s natural family and entering into the privileges and responsibilities of another

“But when the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to the law. God sent him to buy freedom for us who were slaves to the law, so that he could adopt us as his very own children. And because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out, “Abba, Father.” Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child.Read the rest

Big Words: Week 3

Big Words
3 – Atonement


“For on this day shall atonement be made for you to cleanse you. You shall be clean before the Lord from all your sins… And the priest who is anointed and consecrated as priest… shall make atonement for the holy sanctuary… for the tent of meeting… for the altar… for the priests and for all the people of the assembly. And this shall be a statute forever for you, that atonement may be made for the people of Israel once in the year because of all their sins.” – Leviticus 16:30-34

“When these things were all in place, the priests regularly entered the first room as they performed their religious duties.Read the rest