Sanctification (Growth in Likeness to Christ)
- Did you read the entire chapter?
- How have you traditionally struggled in your sanctification? What is the solution? How are you at appropriating the solution?
- How would you answer a 13-year old who asked if she could lose her salvation after she sins?
- Give at least 12 comparisons between justification and sanctification.
- Differentiate between God’s role and man’s role in sanctification. Also, whose role is primary and explain your answer.
- How would you counsel a person who is a people-pleaser; who desires to please God with his works? You want him to stop doing this, but you want him to pursue holiness. How do you help him?
- What is legalism? What are its dangers? Why is it appealing? What can be a sinful response to legalism? What do you think would be the initial challenges in counseling a legalist? What would you want to initially convey to a legalist who came to you for counseling? Explain your answer.