“I am sending you to them to open their eyes……that they may receive forgiveness of sins……” (Acts 26:17-18)
This verse is the greatest example of the true essence of the message of a disciple of Jesus Christ in all of the New Testament.
God’s first sovereign work of grace is summed up in the words,
“…that they may receive forgiveness of sins….”
When a person fails in his personal Christian life, it is usually because
Their eyes are open,
“…a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me….”
In sanctification, the one who has been born again, deliberately gives up his right to himself to Jesus Christ,