Blog Posts by Ed Welch

A Broken Past and the Miracle of Sanctification

Ed Welch

The Spirit makes us alive in Christ, and then he begins the gradual, though inexorable, work of sanctification in our lives. That is clear. But it can get complicated.

A broken brain is one possible complication. What if someone has a psychiatric diagnosis or peculiar brain pathology? That will add a wrinkle to the process of sanctification. Or what if someone’s past is marked by the sins of parents? What if the word father has been corrupted by the acts…

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Power in Weakness: Living Out the Miracle of Sanctification

Ed Welch

Scripture is both shocking and ordinary, which is what we would expect from a book that is of divine origin.

It is shocking; it takes us to places that no human mind could conceive.

It is ordinary; it reveals miracles in everyday life that seem very human and common.

And both of these are on display when the Apostle Paul writes to the Corinthians about power in weakness (2 Corinthians 12).

Who would have thought that the power of God…

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