J. I. Packer on the Puritan Vision of Sanctification

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" —

Sanctification is the theme of our upcoming National Conference. Visit the event page to learn more and register.

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Jonathan Parnell (@jonathanparnell) is a writer and content strategist at Desiring God. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife, Melissa, and their four children, and is the co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary .