This scripture reveals as we trust in christ we see

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from sin (2 Corinthians 3:15–18, Cartwright and Hulshof). This scripture reveals as we trust in Christ, we see the glory of the Lord Jesus and we are transformed into the image of Christ. The Lord promises to make to all believers, deeply transformed, by opening their eyes to see the remarkable passage He is taking them on from illuminating ministry through the Holy Spirit . Most importantly, illuminating work of the Holy Spirit depends on our acceptance of God. Sanctification is the third role of the Holy Spirit. It is another term for holiness, and we certainly don’t become holy overnight. In sanctification, the Holy Spirit works through God’s message to convict believers of sin, so they can repent , be forgiven, and grow in grace (Cartwright and Hulshof, pg.73). It goes without saying that if the Holy Spirit convicts us of righteousness, we are convicted of what is unrighteous as well. James 1:22–25 , discusses the importance of obeying the Word of God rather than merely reading it. (Cartwright and Hulshof, pg.73) Our reading compares, how the word of God is like a mirror that reveals our deepest intentions. So hearers, only take a glance in the mirror of God’s word, but they don’t do anything to fix the issues they see. They overlook what they see because they are blinded by
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distractions (sins). A commitment to holiness involves the work of the person, but it is still God working
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