Piper and Keller Wrestle with Sanctification

Earlier this Spring John Piper and Tim Keller sat down to discuss the biblical vision of sanctification. In this 14-minute video they touch on how justification and sanctification relate, along with the psychological dynamics of faith.

(Part 2 of the discussion)


00:20 — How Keller talks about sanctification.

2:25 — What are we conforming to in sanctification?

3:45 — How does justification relate to sanctification?

6:40 — The psychological dynamics of faith.

9:00 — What does it mean to "owe God everything"?

11:20 — "I'm going to work my tail off for Jesus, and it's all of grace."


Sanctification and the everyday pursuit of holiness is the theme of our 2012 National Conference in Minneapolis, September 28–30. We're thrilled to engage this topic and would love to have you join us for what may be the most practical conference we've ever done. Get a free download of the new e-book related to the conference, "Sanctification in the Everyday." Visit the event page to learn more and register ($150 before July 27).

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.