Sanctification is accepting Christ into one’s life.
… It is God’s will that you should be sanctified, 1 Thess. 4:3. … become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ, Eph. 4:13.
Three Truths of Sanctification
… who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men, Phil. 2:6-7.
1. … it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure, Phil. 2:13
2. .… work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, Phil. 2:12.
3. it is a “both/and” proposition