What does the word sanctification mean?

Usage examples for sanctification

  1. 11. " From him proceeds power, sanctification, truth, grace, and every other blessing we can conceive." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  2. By Sanctification, we mean that higher state of grace which contemplates the removal of all sin from the heart of the believer, and the experience of " Perfect Love." – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  3. He forbade any of them to bind themselves to this state by vow or oath, that all might live together joined only by the bands of fervour and holy charity; labouring with all their strength to establish the kingdom of Christ in themselves by the most perfect sanctification of their own souls, and to propagate the same in the souls of others, by preaching, instructing the ignorant, and teaching the Christian doctrine. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare