Chapter 2 considers Christians' motivations for change, holiness and sanctification. The author first notes three non-evangelical motives for sanctification. Next he notes the evangelical reality of a new identity that Christians receive in Jesus Christ. Three ways in which the Bible talks about believer’s new identity are explored: children of the Father, bride of the Son and temple of the Holy Spirit.

Source: You Can Change: God's Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions (Crossway, 2010), 23-39.

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