The process of sanctification is simple. It is merely turning from our ways [repentance – shuwb – H7725] (source) and learning His ways.
Restore [shuwb – H7725] unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted [shuwb – H7725] unto thee.
The Father showed His ways to Moses on Mount Sinai.
He made known his ways [derek – H1870] unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.
These are the higher ways we are to learn to emulate in our walk with the Father. These are the ways that Yeshua walked in while He was on the earth. These are the very ways that your leaders are telling you are a curse.
David (a man after God’s own heart – 1 Samuel 13:14) wrote:
The law of the LORD is perfect, converting [shuwb – H7725] the soul…
How do God’s higher ways become a curse? 2000 years of misunderstanding Paul and other external influences.
Think about it.
And yet, this is the Father’s will for our lives.
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: that every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:
What about you? How much time in the Word have you spent studying the Father’s ways? Have you adopted the philosophy that all that Old Testament stuff is outdated and irrelevant?
You might want to re-think that.
For the Truth,