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The Blessings 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
     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
                                HOPE
                      CHARACTER
            PERSEVERANCE
SUFFERING
IV. The blessing of being reconciled to God. 9-11
Next Steps:
     > Grow the spiritual habit of exuberant rejoicing!
     > Cultivate the ministry of reconciliation!