word 'justified' is the same root as 'righteousness' and means 'made righteous'.
9:1,2 "Then Job answered and said.....how should man be just with God?"
who are the just? Titus
3:7 "...That being justified by his grace,
we should be made heirs according to the hope
of eternal life." Luke
14:14 "And thou shalt be blessed.....thou shalt be recompensed
at the resurrection
of the just."
And in that,
we can take great confidence.
5:1 "Therefore being justified by faith.(not
by a bunch of rules and regulations as were common under the old
have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ."
3:26-28 "To declare, I say, at this time
righteousness.....by the law of faith.....we conclude that a man is
justified by faith without the deeds of the law."
4:13,16 "For the promise, that he.(Abraham).should
be the heir of the world.(Genesis
17:4-6; Acts 13:32,33; Galatians
3:29), was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the
law, but through the righteousness of faith...Therefore it is of faith,
that it might be by grace, to the end the promise.(through
be sure to all the seed....."
9:32 "Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were
by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone."
2:16 "Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law,
but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ,
that we might be justified by the faith
of Christ and not by the works of the law, for by the works of the
law shall no flesh be justified."
3:2 "This only would I learn of
you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing
'When you first came to Christ and received the Holy Spirit; did you get
to that point by first keeping all the ten
5:12-18: "Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world and death
by sin and so death passed upon all men, for that all
have sinned. For until the law.(Mosaic
was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law.(and
there is now no law of sin and death
for those in Christ -Romans 8:2).
reigned from Adam to Moses,
even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression,
who is the figure of him that was to come. But not as the offence, so
also is the free gift. For if through
the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God and the
gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus
Christ, has abounded unto many.....continue?
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