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My late summer retreat (6)

I grew up hearing the word sanctification a lot. One definition is:  in its verbal form, sanctify, literally means "to set apart" for special use or purpose, that is, to make holy or sacred. Ron preached a message at Amplify about a month ago talking about this very thing. I think we struggle with this process in the church.  We are either "set apart" and have no influence in the world around us because of lack of interaction or we are in the world and living just like the world so again no influence for the Kingdom of God. Ouch!....that hurt me a little just typing it out! I had a thought this past week after reading some different passages of...

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