As Paul writes, in each individual, sanctification takes place
through faith and baptism.
… to be a minister of Christ Jesus to
the Gentiles in performing the priestly
service of the gospel of God, so that
the offering up of the Gentiles may be
sanctified by the holy
1 Corinthians 6:11
That is what some of you used to be; but now you have
had yourselves washed,
you were sanctified
, you were
justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the
Spirit of our God.