We recently had the opportunity to ask J. I. Packer a few questions related to sanctification, including how the Puritans have influenced him personally. He noted in his answer, "This is a question I welcome, because in fact, it was as helps in sanctification that I first came to appreciate the Puritans. And I believe now, nearly 70 years after, this is the best way into Puritan study for anybody."
Watch his complete answer in this three-minute video:
He also recommends three Puritans who he says "excel in teaching about sanctification" —
- John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress
- John Owen, Mortification of Sin, Indwelling Sin, Temptation, (see Overcoming Sin and Temptation)
- Richard Baxter, A Call to the Unconverted, A Treatise on Conversion, The Saints Everlasting Rest, The Reformed Pastor
Sanctification is the theme of our upcoming National Conference. Visit the event page to learn more and register.
Recent videos from J. I. Packer: