References: Exodus 19It was John Newton who admitted, "I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I wish to be, and I am not what I hope to be, but I thank God I am not what I once was." Like John Newton, we can admit the same for our own lives. But what's causing this maturity? It's a process called sanctification. How and why is God sanctifying us? Pastor Steve shares answers today. Take a listen.