Justification

Justification is the act of declaring a sinner righteous, while still in his unjust state.

I. It is the acquittal of man's transgression of God's law. - Acts 13:39; Romans 3:24.

     A. Not through any works of the flesh - Job 9:2, 25:4; Psalm 143:2, 130:3; Acts 13:39; Galatians 5:4; Romans 3:20, 4:2; Revelation 6:17.

     B. But by faith in Christ Jesus and his redemptive work - Romans 3:24-28, 4:5, 5:1; Acts 13:39; Galatians 2:16, 3:24

     C. Which is given freely by grace. - Romans 3:24.