Sanctification vs Redemption - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between sanctification and redemption

is that sanctification is (theology) the (usually gradual or uncompleted) process by which a christian believer is made holy through the action of the holy spirit while redemption is (religious): redemption; salvation.

sanctification

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (theology) The (usually gradual or uncompleted) process by which a Christian believer is made holy through the action of the Holy Spirit.
  • The process of making holy; hallowing, consecration.
  • (slang, obsolete) Blackmail.
  • redemption

    Noun

  • the act of redeeming or something redeemed
  • the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article
  • salvation from sin
  • rescue upon payment of a ransom
  • Derived terms

    * beyond redemption * past redemption * redemption fatigue * redemption price * redemption value