3:1; 12:47; 13:22; Ps. And unquestionably doctrine is disseminated in vain, unless God implant it in our minds... Paul, accordingly, knowing that all doctrine is useless until God engraves it, as it were, with his own finger upon our hearts, beseeches God that he would sanctify the Thessalonians. We know a house in which an empress rested for a very short time, and the owner henceforth refused to admit other inmates. 5:23–24 . But a careful look at the verse’s language refutes that contention. Trichotomists hold to the former, dichotomists to the latter. 66) in the same sense. It is only when we are garrisoned by God with the stupendous sanctity of the Holy Spirit, that spirit, soul and body are preserved in unspotted integrity, undeserving of censure in God’s sight, until Jesus comes. The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries. (Elwell, W. A.. Vol. How much more ought you to be careful to get and keep your hearts clean, to perform service acceptably to Him; to be in the exercise of faith, love and other graces, that you may entertain, as you ought, your heavenly King, who comes to take up His continual abode and residence in your hearts! In its relation to the world, the soul is entirely dependent upon the body for its information and responses. I often think of the motto that used to be prominent in many homes. “The blood of Jesus Christ cleanseth us from all sin’ —if that means in conscious experience only, may God have mercy on us. This is the believer’s position in Christ. (St. Paul's Epistles to the Thessalonians. Comment: "He Who sanctifies" is the Lord Jesus Christ. The holy is actually the common, infused now by God's Spirit and transformed for his service. (Ibid), The concern of Paul in 1 Thessalonians 4:1-5:22 has been that the lives of his readers be sanctified more and more. “Since every believer is sanctified in Christ Jesus, 1Cor 1:2, cf. The One who called you is completely dependable. On that glorious day when we see our Lord face to face, the process of sanctification will be perfect and complete (cp 1Jn 3:2-note, 1Jn 3:3-note)! Jesus has prayed that we might be one with Him as He is one with the Father. The soul may be viewed as the self-conscious life of man, the seat of personality. holoteles, found only here in the NT, means “entirely,” “completely”). Didache DPL G. F. Hawthorne, R. P. Martin, eds., Dictionary of Paul and his Letters (1993) EDNT H. Balz, G. Schneider, eds., Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament (1990–1993) EKKNT Evangelisch-katholischer Kommentar zum Neuen Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24. 24 The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it. God Alone is the Source of genuine sanctification, which makes this prayerful appeal to Him appropriate. Victor, Arndt, W., Danker, F. W., & Bauer, W. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, Perfect - Trench's Synonyms of the New Testament, Barclay, W: The Daily Study Bible Series, Rev. When man sanctifies God, “the word denotes that manner of treatment on the part of man which corresponds with the holiness of God, and which springs from faith, trust, and fear” (see 1Pe 3:15-note)” (Wuest's Word Studies from the Greek New Testament: Eerdmans), Vine - A number of things are "sanctified" in the NT - (a) the gold adorning the Temple and of the gift laid on the altar, Matt. To the extent our living is holy, it is because, in Christ, we already are holy and have the counsel and power of His Holy Spirit. A priest is hagios because he is separate from other men. Comment: BKC explains that "All the seemingly “ordinary” things of life can then become extraordinary as they are consecrated (hagiazo) by the Word of God and prayer (Ed note: in context especially gratitude or thanksgiving). Consummate.). “May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. And this prayer to God for sanctification is a fitting conclusion to the preceding exhortations to holiness, for it is only by His enablement they will be fully realized. et Imper. cp notes on "living stones" in 1 Peter 2:5 and saints "being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit" - Ephesians 2:20; 21; 22). This is a prayer of Paul's in which he makes a bold request on behalf of that congregation. We agree with those who, like Marshall, conclude that this triple designation, most naturally understood, presents a trichotomous view of human nature, "taking it in the sense that Paul here distinguishes three aspects of the Christian's personality, his life in relationship with God through the 'spiritual' part of his nature, his human personality, or 'soul,' and the human body through which he acts and expresses himself. If he said it, he’ll do it! But here, as in several other places (e.g., He 4:12 [note]), man is viewed as tripartite. In this way the ordinary things so easily taken for granted (some of which are forbidden by errorists) become sanctified (set apart from common things) as occasions for worship and praise. The word denotes both an arrival and a consequent presence with. One might say that Mark 12:30 divides man’s nature into four parts (heart, soul, mind, and strength), and that 1Corinthians 7:34 divides man’s nature into two parts (body and spirit). Leviticus 22:2, 3 Tell Aaron and his sons to be careful with the holy gifts of the sons of Israel, which they dedicate (Hebrew = qadash = set apart; Lxx = hagiazo) to Me, so as not to profane My holy name; I am the LORD. Matthew Henry - He prays that they may be wholly sanctified, that is, more perfectly, for the best are sanctified but in part while in this world; and therefore we should pray for and press towards complete sanctification. It is tragically true that "many are satisfied with a partial Christianity; some parts of their life are still worldly" (Lenski) (Hiebert, D. Edmond: 1 & 2 Thessalonians: BMH Book. Romans 16:20 (note) And the God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. 1 Thessalonians 5:23 Context. In the holókleros individual no grace which a Christian man should possess is deficient. 24 Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it. Calvin writes that "under the term sanctification is included the entire renovation of the man. 1 Thessalonians 5:23. The precise implication of this threefold enumeration for the essential cure of man has been much debated. Their sanctification in Christ is perfect, but not in themselves; there is indeed a perfection of parts in internal sanctification, every grace is implanted, there is not one wanting; the new creature, or new man, has all its parts, though these are not come to their full growth; there is not a perfection of degrees, and this is what the apostle prays for; for sanctification is a progressive, gradual work, it is like seed cast into the earth, which springs up, first the blade, then the ear, then the full corn in the ear, and is as light, which shines more and more to the perfect day. Are we prepared for what that will cost? Read verse in New International Version Comment: Here the writer's use of perfect tense pictures a past completed event with present ongoing effect/result. Moody) (Bolding added), MacDonald observes that here at the end of this epistle Paul "seems to point to the Judgment Seat (see bema) of Christ, which follows the Rapture (see harpazo). The work of the Holy Spirit in the yielded saint, in which He sets the believer apart for God in his experience, by eliminating sin from his life and producing His fruit (cf notes Galatians 5:22; 23), a process which goes on constantly throughout the believer’s life, is called progressive sanctification (1Thes 5:23). Moody Press), Milligan adds that "your spirit and your soul and your body,’ but this triple subject must not be pressed as if it contained a psychological definition of human nature. Chicago: Moody Press). Paul was on his second main journey in which he spread the goodnews about Jesus. All rights reserved. St. Paul implies in the text that all three branches of our complicated nature are to undergo sanctification—that this leavening process is to go through the entire mass, until the whole is leavened. The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it. Victor). Notice that God is the Source of each of these spiritual blessings! God’s indwelling that believer and all the blessings and graces that flow into the believer’s life from heaven will spill over to enrich all who are near." So a temple is hagion (Greek #39) because it is different from other buildings. Here in 1 Thessalonians 5:23, holokleros is used in an ethical sense to convey the thought that all the virtues that belong to the sanctified believer may be complete in them. Sermon Bible Commentary. Were there no future parousia, this preservation would he quite pointless. In the present context the prayer is that no part of the Christian personality should be lacking in consecration. Our heart’s desire is not to settle on anything from which it would shrink in the day of the Lord Jesus. More Christians are defeated on account of self-reliance than on account of Satanic attack. So, then, let us take these two things and put them together. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Richards, L O: Expository Dictionary of Bible Words: Regency, MacArthur, John: 1 & 2 Thessalonians. It is often said in courts of law that the proceedings must not only be just but must be seen to be just. I would like to change one word in that: "Only what's done by Christ will last." James Denney introduces this section with the comment that... "THESE verses open with a contrast to what precedes, which is more strongly brought out in the original than in the translation. An altar is hagios because it exists for a purpose different from the purpose of ordinary things. The gospel is the gospel of peace (see notes Ephesians 2:17; 6:15; Romans 10:15). You must not look at the foes before and behind, on the right and the left, but to God's faithfulness to His promises, God's zeal for His honour, and God's love for those whom He calleth. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is with him the standing word for this integrity of the priests and of the sacrifice, to the necessity of which he often recurs, seeing in it, and rightly, a mystical significance, and that these are holokleroi thusia holoklero Theo (De Vict. (3SAPO): Hiebert observes that "The prayer that they may be wholly sanctified is now carried forward with the petition that they may be preserved in all parts of their being until the return of Christ. Follow Desiring God on Facebook. In the meantime, expecting to see Jesus Christ at any moment is a great motivation for holy living (see Doctrine of Imminency). (Acts 3:16), Comment: Latin integritas; used of an unimpaired condition of body, in which all its members are healthy and fit for use and thus the Latin Vulgate translates the Greek as integra sanitas. (Hiebert, D. Edmond: 1 & 2 Thessalonians: BMH Book. The Psalmist says, "Some boast of chariots and some of horses, but we boast of the name of the Lord our God" (Ps 20:7). Moody Press). It is the life principle imparted to man by God Who is Spirit, enabling him to know and communicate with God. (Ibid). Teaching about readiness for Jesus’ return. (Morris, Leon. Exposition of 1 Thessalonians 5:23 - by Pastor Tim Crabtee. This passage connects being made completely holy (oloklēron) with the coming parousia of our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Thessalonians 5:23). 8:31; Ezek. Hebrews 10:10 (note) By this will we have been sanctified (perfect tense) through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. Written from Corinth 13:10). That philosophy provided a convenient rationale for dismissing as inconsequential whatever immoral physical behavior people might have engaged in...If sanctification is to be complete, it will extend to every part of the believer, especially the body, which thinks, feels, and acts in response to the holiness of the inner person. Sanctification means intense concentration on God’s point of view. Frame commenting on sanctify you renders it "“Consecrate you throughout,” “through and through” (Luther). Through his spirit, man reaches up to the spiritual world, Godward. 1:5; 17:22, 24, 27; 51:27f; Ezek. [Ezekiel 36:23] The psalmist Solomon prays "And blessed be His glorious Name forever; and may the whole earth be filled with His glory. This is the case also with the word “keep,” tereo, in 1Ti 6:14 (that you keep the commandment without stain or reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ), where a momentary act is out of the question. Even before his birth God had set Jeremiah apart for a special task. Oswald Chambers - Instantaneous and insistent sanctification - And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly. (Ibid), Regarding the phrase your spirit and soul and body Hiebert explains that "All three areas (spirit, soul and body) stand in need of the sanctifying and keeping (preserving) power of God. The Christian must not only be pure, but the purity of his life must be seen by all. In Romans 15:16 the Spirit produces an initial sanctification or so-called positional sanctification (which equates with the moment of salvation). (3SAPO), Amplified: And may the God of peace Himself sanctify you through and through [separate you from profane things, make you pure and wholly consecrated to God]; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved sound and complete [and found] blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah). 1 Thessalonians 5:23 is the classic verse for those who argue that men and women are composed of three parts: body, soul, and spirit (“trichotomy”). absolutely perfect, wholly complete, completely-entirely! 1 Thessalonians 5:23 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Thessalonians 5:23, NIV: "May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ." Bible> Commentaries> 1 Thessalonians 5:23. However the discerning reader must understand that psuche is one of those Greek words that can have several meanings, the exact nuance being determined by the context. “Is there no physician there? If a man is to serve God, he must have something of God's goodness and God's wisdom in him. So then hagiazo has two ideas in it. 1 Thessalonians Images and Notes. Coming (3952) (parousia [word study]) is a combination of two Greek words para = with, alongside + ousia = being (ousia is the participial form of the verb eimi = to be) which together literally mean to be alongside. It is intensified by what has, at least, the look of an enumeration of the parts or elements of which man’s nature consists — “your spirit and soul and body.” It is raised to its highest power when the sanctity for which he prays is set in the searching light of the Last Judgment — in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ." (MacArthur, John: 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Only one life, 'twill soon be past, I am the LORD. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Thessalonians 5:24, NIV: "The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it." 8:11; 11:4; 1 Ki. 1 Corinthians 7:14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified through her believing husband; for otherwise your children are unclean, but now they are holy. 29; De Cherub. Follow Desiring God on Twitter. For example, a dress is a dress; but a wedding dress is sanctified - set apart for a special, glorious purpose. J. Hampton Keathley, III. 3, holokleros dikaiosune (righteousness): but in an interesting and important passage in the Phoedrus of Plato (250 c; cf. Home >> Bible Studies >> Thessalonians >> 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15 These small group studies of Thessalonians contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. Comment: In the OT the worshippers were "set apart" from whatever ritually defiled them by the blood of animals, which effected only an "external" cleansing, not an internal one (contrast this effect with that brought about by the blood of Christ in Hebrews 13:12 below). 3. He used a second metaphorical expression “piercing … both joints and marrow” to further depict the deep penetration God’s Word makes into the inner person. 1); with nothing necessary for its completeness wanting. The writer did not say the sword of the Word penetrates a person’s inner being and separates his soul from his spirit. Again, unhewn stones, as having lost nothing in the process of shaping and polishing, are holokleroi (Deut. We are saying "Treat Thy Name as holy", the idea being that the Father would secure before the whole world in a final and decisive way the holiness appropriate to His Name, to which human beings will respond with praise and adoration. (2Pe 1:3-note), John Stott writes that "If these words can be distinguished, then probably the former implies ‘a totality from which no part is excluded’ and the latter ‘an integrity in which each part has its due place and proportion’. It is not long before holokleros and holokleria, like the Latin ‘integer’ and ‘integritas, ’ are transferred from bodily to mental and moral entireness (Suetonius, Claud. 1 Thessalonians 5:24, ESV: "He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it." 23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Amplified Bible - Lockman), Barclay: May the God of peace Himself consecrate you through and through; and may your spirit and soul and body be kept complete so that you will be blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 23:17, 19; (b) food, 1Ti 4:5; (c) the unbelieving spouse of a believer, 1Co 7:14; (d) the ceremonial cleansing of the Israelites, Heb 9:13; (e) the Father’s Name, Luke 11:2; (f) the consecration of the Son by the Father, Jn 10:36; (g) the Lord Jesus devoting Himself to the redemption of His people, Jn 17:19; (h) the setting apart of the believer for God, Acts 20:32; cf. And so God does not only choose a man for his special service, and set him apart for it, he also equips a man with the qualities he needs to carry it out. Thy kingdom come. Acts 20:32 "And now I commend (entrust to the care of God and His word, to deposit for safekeeping!) So, then, this petition means, "Let God's name be treated differently from all other names; let God's name be given a position which is absolutely unique." 22 Abstain from all appearance of evil. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. It means every power of body, soul and spirit chained and kept for God’s purpose only. 1, holokleron kai panteleos momos ametochon. (cp Paul's parallel thoughts on what living in the light of our Savior's return in 2Ti 1:12-note), Hiebert agrees writing that "It is in view of that anticipated coming that the prayer for their preservation is offered. It is always conceived as based upon reconciliation with God. Or "the God of peace himself". Proud member It is the process in which believers are working out their salvation by the Spirit’s power, who sets us more and more apart from the world and more and more conformed to the image of Christ. (Richards, L O: Expository Dictionary of Bible Words: Regency). Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:23–24. Such a home is not Christian in the full sense, but it is immeasurably superior to one that is totally unbelieving. The distinction then is plain (Trench's discussion of teleios has been left out after the ellipsis [...]). Nor need we try to keep them in watertight compartments. But as he recalled God’s unfailing mercy, hope returned to his heart (Lamentations 3:6, 10, 21–24). We next find holokleros expressing that integrity of body, with nothing redundant, nothing deficient (cf. It is fitting, therefore, that he should in the end pray once again for their complete sanctification (Gk. Note also that sanctified is in the passive voice, indicating we are being acted upon by an outside force [God and His will] Who takes a sinner and sets them apart as a same person. Sometimes He doesn’t grant physical healing because He has other plans and purposes for us (2 Corinthians 12:8–9). J. Hampton Keathley III, Th.M. 1 Thessalonians 5:23 . do it—preserve and present you blameless at the coming of Christ (1Th 5:23; Ro 8:30; 1Pe 5:10). Heb 10:10, a common NT designation of all believers is ‘saints,’ hagioi, i.e., ‘sanctified’ or ‘holy ones.’ Thus sainthood, or sanctification, is not an attainment, it is the state into which God, in grace, calls sinful men, and in which they begin their course as Christians, Col 3:12; Heb 3:1.” (Vine, W. Collected writings of W. E. Vine. Read full chapter Joshua 8:31 just as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded the sons of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of uncut (KJV = whole) (Hebrew = shalam = complete, perfect, whole; Lxx = holokleros) stones, on which no man had wielded an iron tool; and they offered burnt offerings on it to the LORD, and sacrificed peace offerings. All through this letter this has been the great hope set before us. God wants us to be set apart to Him...In all that he told the Christian to do in 1Thessalonians 4:1 through 1Th 5:22, he never intended that they do them in their own power. 20 Despise not prophesyings. 2 Timothy 2:21 (note) Therefore, if a man cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified (perfect tense), useful to the Master, prepared for every good work. Are we prepared to set ourselves apart for the Holy Spirit’s ministrations in us? Barclay on hagiazo - Jesus prayed that his disciples might be consecrated by the truth. Barclay writes that holokleros means "entire, perfect in every part. And the very God of peace. It is used of the animal which is fit to be offered to God and of the priest who is fit to serve him. Parousia conveys the thought of an arrival (advent or coming) of a person to a place plus the idea of their presence at that place until a certain event transpires. That culture—influenced by a philosophical dualism which taught that man’s spirit is inherently good and his body inherently evil—held the body in low esteem. Exodus 40:13 And you shall put the holy garments on Aaron and anoint him and consecrate (Hebrew = qadash = set apart; Lxx = hagiazo) him, that he may minister as a priest to Me. 6:18, 27; 8:10, 12, 15, 30; 10:3; 11:44; 16:4, 19; 20:3, 8; 21:8, 12, 15, 23; 22:2f, 9, 16, 32; 25:10f; 27:14ff, 22; Num. Here in 1 Thessalonians 5:23, holokleros is used in an ethical sense to convey the thought that all the virtues that belong to the sanctified believer may be complete in them. Christ is the Giver of peace (John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives, do I give to you. In the King James Version hagios is usually translated "holy" but its basic meaning is "different" or "separate." Oswald Chambers - Intercessory introspection - And I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 46:4; Prov. (Matthew Poole's Commentary on the New Testament). The fire which He came to cast on the earth must be kindled in our souls, and blaze there till it has burned up all that is unworthy of His love. 1996, Vine, W. Collected writings of W. E. Vine. Hiebert adds that the basic idea of holoteles... is "wholly attaining the end, reaching the intended goal," hence has the force of no part being left unreached. How does Paul choose to end his first letter to … Continue reading "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24" 1Thessalonians 5:23 (note) Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify (optative mood) you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. In Hebrews 10 we see these two aspects of sanctification - past tense salvation or initial salvation where by God's "will we have been sanctified" (Hebrews 10:10) and present tense salvation or experiential (progressive) sanctification. Are we prepared to be caught up into the swing of this prayer of the apostle Paul’s? With the new birth, he is brought into direct relation with God through the renewed spirit, enabling him to worship God in spirit and truth. The apostle’s entreaty for the Thessalonians parallels and reiterates the theme and form of his earlier prayer for their spiritual growth (see notes 1Thes 3:11; 12; 13). The Book of 1 Thessalonians. (NLT - Tyndale House), Phillips: May the God of peace make you holy through and through. It seems that there are indeed these three different aspects to the human person, yet the specific meaning of spirit or soul must be determined by the context. 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