Part 4 - The Application of Faith
Overview: Reckoning the Separation
The sanctifying work of Christ is that which delivers a person from the kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of light. God's calling is to come out of sin and darkness and into His light and righteousness. The Apostle Paul shows four specific areas of faith in which the believer is to reckon the separation that Christ wrought. It is the identification of the believer with Christ that forms a saving faith. The substance of faith excludes a belief that sin is permissible, because biblical faith leads one to reckon that Christ has separated oneself out from the kingdom where sin reigns and into God's kingdom where righteousness reigns.