Key words defined:
Justification – to be declared righteous
Propitiation – satisfying sacrifice
Redemption – ransom payment
Imputation – credited to one’s account
Reconciliation – to remove barrier and restore
I. The blessing of peace with God. 1
A present reality – the war is over!
II. The blessing of access to God. 2a
We are allowed to approach God!
III. The blessing of hope in God. 2b-8
IV. The blessing of being reconciled to God. 9-11
> Grow the spiritual habit of exuberant rejoicing!
> Cultivate the ministry of reconciliation!