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Grace is indeed required to turn a man into a saint; and he who doubts this does not know what either a man or a saint is.

Grace is indeed required to turn a man into a saint; and he who doubts this does not know what either a man or a saint is.  


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SEE "CHRISTIAN-SAINTS"


Author: Parallel Topics
Topics: Saint
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The greatest evidence that God has transformed us as saints will be our desire to live as saints.

The greatest evidence that God has transformed us as saints will be our desire to live as saints.  

Reference:  Sermon, Saved to be Holy, Ephesians 1:1-2, September 4, 2016.


Author: Randy Smith
Topics: Saint
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It is a shame that the word “saint” has been hijacked by the Catholic Church. In the original Greek the word simply means “holy.” In Christ you are perfectly clothed with His holiness. In that sense you are a saint. That is how you are seen in the eyes of God. How many of you who profess Christ see this as your identity? You don’t if you are trying to find your acceptance from other people. You don’t if you are seeking to earn God’s favor. And you don’t if your life isn’t seen as one that is practically becoming more holy (or more “saintly”) over time. Your position is saint. You are not trying to become a saint. Your identity is Christ. It begins here and everything flows from that reality for the believer.

It is a shame that the word “saint” has been hijacked by the Catholic Church. In the original Greek the word simply means “holy.” In Christ you are perfectly clothed with His holiness. In that sense you are a saint. That is how you are seen in the eyes of God. How many of you who profess Christ see this as your identity? You don’t if you are trying to find your acceptance from other people. You don’t if you are seeking to earn God’s favor. And you don’t if your life isn’t seen as one that is practically becoming more holy (or more “saintly”) over time. Your position is saint. You are not trying to become a saint. Your identity is Christ. It begins here and everything flows from that reality for the believer.        

Reference:  My Identity in Christ, 1 Corinthians 3:21-4:7, July 22, 2018.