In his letter to the Ephesians, the Apostle Paul addressed the reality of what it means to know, love, and follow Christ. Teaching from Ephesians 5:5-6, Alistair Begg reminds us that those God has justified, He will also purify through the continuing process of sanctification. The ground of our salvation is established in the work Jesus Christ has done, but the evidence of that salvation is in our response toward ungodliness, and is an ongoing result of the work being done in us.
5For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. 6Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
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