Justification Under The Gospel
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and through Him everyone who believes is freed from all things, from which you could not be freed through the Law of Moses.
For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,
Some men came down from Judea and began teaching the brethren, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved."
But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of all, "If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?
You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.
For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.
Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
I will rejoice greatly in the LORD, My soul will exult in my God; For He has clothed me with garments of salvation, He has wrapped me with a robe of righteousness, As a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
"In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell securely; And this is His name by which He will be called, 'The LORD our righteousness.'
even the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all those who believe; for there is no distinction;
So then as through one transgression there resulted condemnation to all men, even so through one act of righteousness there resulted justification of life to all men.
But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from the wrath of God through Him.
He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.
and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins.
How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered!
just as David also speaks of the blessing on the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
He who vindicates Me is near; Who will contend with Me? Let us stand up to each other; Who has a case against Me? Let him draw near to Me.
"No weapon that is formed against you will prosper; And every tongue that accuses you in judgment you will condemn This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, And their vindication is from Me," declares the LORD.
Who will bring a charge against God's elect? God is the one who justifies;
so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
and these whom He predestined, He also called; and these whom He called, He also justified; and these whom He justified, He also glorified.
- Accepting Christ
- Assurance, nature of
- Atonement, in NT
- God's Salvation Made Known
- Imputed Righteousness
- Justification By Faith
- Justification, Results Of
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- Justified By Works
- Righteous By Faith
- Righteousness imputed