I Thessalonians 5:23-28 ~ Spirit, Soul, and Body

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The word sanctify means to set apart. When the Holy Spirit comes into a person's spirit that person is set apart, sanctified, belonging to Christ. But as Paul says, May the God of peace Himself do it, may He sanctify you completely to the end. Now that phrase completely to the end is one compound Greek word. The first word is the word whole, and the second word is the word end. So, May He keep you whole all the way to the end. He is not saying, "May He sanctify you and then gradually progressively sanctify you all the way to the end." Rather the text reads, "May He make you complete and then keep you all he way to the end this way." Completely to the end.