John 17:19 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "And for their sakes I sanctify myself," (kai huper auton ego hagiazo emauton) "And on their behalf I sanctify myself," as an example of an Holy Life, wholly committed to do your will and work, without selfishness, sin or rebellion, Joh 6:38; Joh 10:18; Php_2:5-7; Heb 7:26. His consecration of Himself was, to His sacrificial death, for every believer, and for the church in particular, Act 20:28; Eph 5:25-26.
2) "That they also might be sanctified in truth." (hina osin kai autoi hegiasmenoi en aletheia) "In order that they also may be having been sanctified in truth," 2Ti 2:15; Jas 5:19 in the province of the word of truth, to do my bidding through the church, to your glory, Col 3:16-17; For the church is the pillar and ground, support of the truth, 1Ti 3:15; Eph 3:21; For His truth "endureth forever," Psa 117:2.
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Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
The Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary of the Whole Bible was originally published as a 23-volume set by Albert Garner (principal author) along with J. C. Howes, G.F. Crumley, and Eugene Garner in 1985. The Blessed Hope Foundation has released this digital edition into the public domain.