Identified With Christ, Bondservant Version

Are you ready to be poured out as an offering? Bind yourself to the horns of the altar and commit to the purification (separation) process. God will do the rest. Oh, and don’t complain.

The Lord Is My Shepherd, I Lack Nothing

“I am the Gate. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.” John 10:9 ESV In biblical times, sheep and goats were a primary source of wealth, food, and trade. The owner of a small flock counted his sheep, searched for any that were missing, […]

Spiritual Formation /3

A popular children’s nursery rhyme goes “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby in a baby carriage.” We won’t get into the theological and historical truth and implications of the rhyme. That is not the story here. Our Sanctification is. First comes acceptance of Jesus Christ as your Savior (being born again), […]

Resident Aliens

Chuck Colson defined the Christian Mission Statement as “Defending The Truth. Living The Faith. Advancing The Kingdom.” At What Now 2 Do, we use that definition interchangeably with “to influence and occupy,” or “to know God, and to make Him known.” However you define it, the Christian mission includes living our lives as a testimony […]

Refining Sanctification

Now all glory to God, who is able, through His mighty work within us, to do exceedingly abundantly more than we would ever dare to ask, hope or dream for. Ephesians 3:20 Amy Carmichael was an Irish born Christian missionary on fire for Christ. She spent over 50 years of her life in India defending […]

Sanctified: A Work In Process

The conversion of a soul is the miracle of a moment, but the manufacture of a saint is the task of a lifetime. Alan Redpath #pbpGinfwmy

On Sanctification

The fruits of the earth are not brought to perfection immediately, but by time, rain, and care. Similarly the fruits of men ripen through ascetic practice, study, time, perseverance, self-control, and patience. Anthony The Great (251 – 356 AD)

Consecration and Sanctification

Consecration (being dedicated to God’s service) is our part. Sanctification (being set apart from sin and being made holy) is God’s part. We must make a deliberate determination to be interested only in what God is interested. When faced with a perplexing problem, the way to make a determination is to ask yourself, “Is this […]