Sanctification by John G Lake
Sin is that peculiar thing in the life of man which dims the consciousness of man so he cannot comprehend God. When sin is removed, the veil over the soul of man is gone and the spirit of man looks into the face of God and recognizes that God is his Father through the Lord Jesus Christ. Bless God, the spirit of man ascending into union with God brings into our soul the consciousness that God is our all and in all. The soul of man is that intermediate quality between body and spirit. The soul, in other words, comprehends all the action of our mental powers – the natural mind. The soul of man is that which reaches out and takes possession of the knowledge that the spirit has attained and expresses that knowledge through the outer man. The soul of man is the governing power in the constitution of man. Therefore we must know that Sanctification is calculated to apply to the needs of all our nature, first of the spirit, second of the soul, third of the body.