The process by which an individual is made sufficiently holy to be able to stand in the presence of God. Depending on the tradition, the moment may be contemporaneous with justification or be a process that follows the moment of justification.

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Is modern Evangelical Protestant soteriology consistent with the early Christian idea of “theosis”?

Early Christians used the term theosis, which puts forth a "exaltation", "divinization" deification concept which the Eastern orthodox church still holds today. [T]he Word of God became man, that ...