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“For he that is dead is freed from sin.” (Romans 6:7) ——————– The elect of God, as well as all others, are by nature dead; they are dead in sin, living...

“He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob.” (Numbers 23:21) ——————– To say that Almighty God does not behold iniquity in the sense of His omniscience would be a slight against His...

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to...

Both the enemies of Christ such as the Pharisees and some who would be His friends have referred to Christ as a “sinner,” even the “greatest sinner.” We know that the...

Fashionable as the doctrine of legal, conditional justification is, we may say to every individual who embraces it, “There is one that accuseth (condemns) you, even Moses, in whom you trust,”...

To redeem poor sinners, Jesus came down from heaven, put on the rags of our mortality, agonized, bled, and died. Jesus is made His people’s substitute, burden-bearer, sin-remover, and guilt-sustainer. Their...

There is a question I would like to ask you. It is a most serious question, it is a telling question. Would you be courteous enough to answer? It is this:...

“Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed. For...

The Scriptures plainly say, “He that believeth on the Son of God hath eterlasting life” (John 3:36). I plan to leave it right there – adding nothing and taking nothing away!...

The apostle Paul and the psalmist David speak of a “blessed man.” A man blessed of God. The individual who is blessed of God is the one to whom “God imputeth...

“For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) If I were...

“Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.” (Galatians 3:13)...

Righteousness imputed! This makes the person beautiful in God’s sight, because it makes him just. Sinner, this must be your title. This is your title to bliss. This must be your...

There is no other way for sinners to be justified from the curse of the law in the sight of God than by the imputation of righteousness performed by and residing...

In the history of the church there have always been men who, because of ignorance and self-righteousness, want to belittle, devalue, and even cheapen the glorious Gospel truth of imputed righteousness...

The word “justify” means to make something just or right. You will probably come across the word in printing or word processing where words or numbers are all aligned or made...

“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled.” (Matthew 5:6) The righteousness intended here is not creature-righteousness. “All flesh is grass, and all the...

This, is a most precious doctrine! How great is the need for a feeling sinner to be at peace with God? And to ever be at peace with God, in some...

In this series I would like to start a study entitled: “Justification in it’s four-fold state”. We will study the doctrine (teaching) of justification in detail; as for the term: “it’s...

According to the Bible, justification is the fact that God in declaring His elect justified is stating that the judgement due them for their sins does not exist. To be declared...

In this study we are going to be looking at justification objectively at the cross: the truth from God’s testimony that Jesus actually saved (justified) His people at the cross of...

In this study we will be looking at – Justification at the time of regeneration. Before we do, let’s review what we’ve studied so far; 1) Justification from eternity: God’s testimony...

In our final study on the topic of justification we will look at: Total justification: God’s testimony that at the end of time God will redeem (justify) the elect’s physical bodies,...

Justification is a state; its being made known is experience. Justification is the absence of condemnation, and belongs to all who have a being in Christ. “There is therefore now no...

Every believer rejoices in the glorious truth that our sins were imputed to Christ and His righteousness has been imputed to us. Daniel prophesied of the coming of the Savior and...

The word justification, in the Bible, sometimes means the justification of persons. Sometimes it means the justification of actions. Sometimes it means the justification of both the persons and the actions....

Romans 4:25 [Christ] was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification. Romans 5:9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from...

Romans 8:29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren. Romans 8:30...

The Bible is clear and adamant that in the matter of the justification of a sinner before God, our works and efforts to keep the law, deeds of law, anything proceeding...

To understand the significance of justification by faith alone for the every day life of the believer, it is first necessary to know what sets it apart from every other aspect...

Because justification is by grace alone through faith alone, there is peace with God (Romans 5:1). This is not just peace, but wonderful peace with God. Between God and us there...

What is justification? Herman Hoeksema defined it as an act of the grace of God, whereby He imputes, puts on the legal account of one who is guilty and condemned but...

There is something in many people that tells them they need to be justified before a holy God. They know that they don’t measure up to God’s standard so they try...

To impute is to charge a thing upon a person whether guilty or not, as the circumstances hereafter are proved, or not. Thus Shimei intreated David, that he would not “impute...

The majority of religious people have no idea that the doctrine of justification by an imputed righteousness represents the foundational truth of Biblical Christianity. Most people I encounter don’t even know...

God says it is an abomination to justify the wicked, and it is equal to declaring an innocent person guilty (Proverbs 17:15). God also says, “He that saith unto the wicked,...

“And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.” (Genesis 7:1) God’s call to...

“All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on HIM the iniquity of us all.” (Isaiah 53:6) We...

“It is God that Justifieth” Romans 8:33 The covenant purposes of Jehovah toward His own elect having been accomplished in their salvation by Jesus Christ, and redeeming love having triumphed over...

December 1991 marked the 300th anniversary of the death of the famous Puritan Richard Baxter. There has been much about this man in contemporary Christian magazines, but not a word of...

From Signs of the Times-June 1, 1869 By Gilbert Beebe An aged and esteemed brother has, through sister C.M. Johnson, desired our views on the great atonement made by our Lord...

The focus of all the inspired Scriptures is the fulfillment of all God’s promises and intent in the Person and work of Jesus Christ. This includes the single, historical act of...

Any view or understanding of eternity and/or time that denies, diminishes, or even devalues the glory and necessity of the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ is a perversion of the...

The subject which we will consider today is the single, most important truth of God for you to know. Absolutely everything else in your life and every other possible concern you...