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Image as our elder Brother, and so fanctifying us: Rom. viii. 29. For whom he did foreknow, he « also did predeftinate to be conformed to the i. mage of his Son, that he might be the first-born
among many brethren. Compared with Gal. iv. 6. And because ye are fons, God hath sent « forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, ery
ing; Abba, Father.' And 2 Cor. iii. 18. But 6 we all, with open face, beholding as in a glass the
glory of the Lord, are changed into the same "image, from glory to glory, even as by the Spi. rit of the Lord.'
The Work of Sanctification is twofold ; name. ly, habitual Sanctification, producing in us habi. tual Holiness; and actual Sanétification, producing in us the Acts and Duties of Holiness.
Habitual Sanctification is the work of the Spi. rit, whereby we are renewed in the whole Man af. ter the Image of God. Sanctification is not a bare amending of our Life; but it is also a renewing of pur Nature : Eph. iv. 23. 24. ' And be renewed in
the spirit of your'mind; and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righte.
ousness and true holipels.' In Sanctification we are renewed in the whole Man; that is to say, in our whole Person, Soul and Body: 1 Thel. v. 23.
And the very God of peace fanctify you wholly :.
and I pray God your whole spirit, and soul, and " body be preserved blameless unto the coming of · Sour Lord Jesus Christ.' The Soul is renewed, · not in respect of its Substance, but in respect of
its Qualities of the Mind, 'Will, and Affections, Eph. iv. 23. 24. forecited. The Body is renerved, in Communion with the renewed Soul, whereby its Members become Instruments of Righteousnefs: