1. The act of sanctifying or making holy; the being sanctified or made holy; especially.
The act of God's grace by which the affections of men are purified, or alienated from sin and the world, and exalted to, a supreme love to god; also, the state of being thus purified or sanctified. God hath from the baginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the spirit and belief of the truth. (2 Thess. Ii. 13)
Origin: L. Sanctificatio: cf. F. Sanctification.
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... amoeba 3 billion years ago. This is a scriptural doctrine from the beginning to the end and it has everything to do with salvation, justification, sanctification, redemption, the atonement, and entire plan of God. I can give you scripture after scripture.
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