Tag Archives: Justification


Related: Sanctification; Reconciliation; Rom. 3:24; Rom. 5:1   Justification. The verb “to justify” means 'to declare a person righteous'. A nice example of this is in Num. 23:21, where God declared that He had not seen any iniquity in His erring people. Likewise, the Christian has been justified in that, while he has not lived righteously, yet God has declared […]
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Romans 3:21-31

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Deliverance From the Guilt of  Our Sins Romans 3:21 – 5:11   Execution? or Gracious Intervention? vv.9-20 are much like a courtroom scene (see Rom. 3:9-20). We have heard the evidence, the charge, the indictment read aloud, the opportunity for defense, the “guilty” verdict, and declaration that there is no possibility of appeal. The only thing […]

Romans 4

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Justification is through Faith Alone Romans 4   Romans 4. Paul presents Old Testament examples which bolster the truth of the previous chapter, namely that we are justified through faith. In ch.3 we see the blood of Christ (Rom. 3:25) to satisfy God as to the question of our sins. In ch.4 we see the resurrection of […]

Romans 5:1-11

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Great Results of Justification Romans 5:1-11   Typical teaching in Israel’s Journey from Egypt to Canaan as found in Romans. In the journey of the children of Israel from Egypt to Canaan we have illustrated the experience of an individual believer in all that God has done for our salvation (in the broadest sense of the […]

Genesis 15

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Abrahamic Promises Confirmed Genesis 15   Genesis 15. The previous three chapters form one section of the life of Abraham. They deal with the call of God, and its consequences; i.e. separation (ch.12), dependence (ch.13), and glory with Christ (ch.14). The next three chapters deal with the promises of God, and faith […]

Galatians 3 – 4

eBk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Doctrinal: Defense of the Gospel Galatians 3 – 4   Galatians 3-4. The general subject of ch.3-4 is defense of the gospel, showing that justification is not by the law. Chapter 3 lays out the doctrinal side of things (our standing), and it presents the Christian’s connection with Abraham and his seed. This […]