The Illustration of Justification
January 28, 2018 Series: Romans: Unashamed of the Gospel
Scripture: Romans 4:1–4:25
Key words defined:
Justification – to be declared righteous
Propitiation – satisfying sacrifice
Redemption – ransom payment
Imputation – credited to one’s account
I. Abraham was not justified by works. 1-8
II. Abraham was not justified by rituals. v. 9-12
III. Abraham was not justified by the law. 13-17
IV. Abraham was justified by faith. 3,18-25
Illustrations are meant to bring clarity.
~ Be clear about the definition of faith!
~ Be clear about the necessity of faith!
~ Be clear about the object of faith!
~ Be clear about the purpose of faith!
~ Be clear about the unity of faith!
More in Romans: Unashamed of the Gospel
November 11, 2018Not Ashamed of the Gospel
October 28, 2018Living the Gospel Freely -- Acceptable to God, Approved by Men
October 21, 2018Living the Gospel -- Right Responses to Authority