Created, Saved and Sanctified — For His Name's Sake
Three biblical texts to show God's zeal for his name's sake:
We are created for God's name's sake:
Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the end of the earth, every one who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory (Isaiah 43:6-7).
We are saved for God's name's sake:
I acted for the sake of my name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out (Ezekiel 20:14).
We are sanctified for God's name's sake:
Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction. For My own sake, for My own sake, I will act; for how can My name be profaned? And My glory I will not give to another (Isaiah 48:10-11).
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