Bible Terms

Bible Term: Sanctify

To sanctify (the verb form of sanctification) is to set apart, to refine, or to make holy.

As we follow Jesus, we sanctify ourselves — with his help — to show our gratitude and gratefulness for what he did, and does, for us.

Sanctify is a synonym for consecrate.

By Peter DeHaan

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