Seven Assertions Regarding Justification and Sanctification

Rick Phillips

Some recent posts address the important discussion taking place together regarding the relationship of justification to sanctification (see here and here).  This topic is crucial to us getting the gospel right today while avoiding the deadly extremes of antinomianism (a lawless Christianity) and legalism (a works-oriented Christianity). In an attempt to give clarity to this topic, I would offer these six assertions regarding justification and sanctification: