1 Colossians 3:1 – 17
Titus 2:11–14 (NKJV)
11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.
I Holiness is the very purpose for which Jesus laid dow his life to redeem us
II Ongoing sanctification is God’s training of his own children (paideia)
III Ongoing sanctification consists of both negative and positive aspects
Colossians 3:1–3 (NKJV)
1 If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. 3 For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.