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The Illustration of Justification

Condemnation     1:18-3:20
Justification         3:21-5:21
Sanctification        6:1-8:39
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
Next Steps:
     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!