The sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit

 

21stAugust 2020

1  Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,
To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure. 1 Peter 1:1-2

God the Holy Spirit makes us holy so that we can obey our saviour Jesus Christ.  This is a great honour.  A machine or a robot cannot make us holy, but the Holy Spirit does.  He gives us that holy touch of perfection.  Not that we are perfect but that we are being made more holy day by day.

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