Question: Are you justified?
Thought : If you are justified, someone else must have justified you.
Reference: We at Grace Bible Study only use the King James Bible.
I. Who is the Justifier in the Bible?
A. Romans 3:25-26 God Almighty
II. Why did God justify man?
A. Ecclesiastes 7:20 Not A Just Man
Note: Romans 5:6 Without strength you are not able to justify oneself
B. Job 4:17 Mortal man not more just than God
C. Romans 1:22-25 Man thinks he is wise
D. Ephesians 2:l-2 Man has a spirit of disobedience
E. John 8:44 Reference to a father other t?an God
F. Isaiah 14:11-15 The thoughts of this father, the
devil, leads men today to justify themselves
G. II Corinthians 4:3-4 The Gospel that shows Justification is hid by the devil
III. How did God justify mortal man?
A. Romans 5:l By Faith---At Peace With God
Note: Whose Faith?
Galatians 2:16 Faith of Christ
Romans 3:26 We that believe in Christ's Faith to be our Justification,
I Corinthians 15:17 If Christ be raised you are not in your sins, "Justified".
IV. The work of God the Justifier.
A. Romans 8:29-31 Foreknowledge of God
Man's condition: Romans 3:23, Romans 5:12, Romans 5:6,8,10
B. II Corinthians 5:21 God the Father made Christ to be sin for us.
C. Philippians 12:5-8 Christ the Son gave Himself to deliver us Galatians 1:4
D. I Corinthians 2:l0-12 Holy Spirit teaches us the FREE things given to us.
Note: Romans 3:24 Being Justified Freely
E. Ephesians 1:13 Man-the mortal sinner unable to justify himself
Romans 10:13-15 The Calling of God
I Corinthians 1:18-21 Preaching of the Cross
THE CROSS OF CHRIST IS THE WAY GOD JUSTIFIED US:
NOTE THESE VERSES AGAIN:
1. Romans 5:6--Man is Without Strength
2. Romans 5:12--Man is a Sinner
3. Romans 3:23--Man has Sinned
4. Romans 3:12--Man doesn't do good
5. Romans 4:5--Man has to believe on God to be the justifier of ungodly men
6. Romans 4:25--God justified man when He raised Christ from the dead
7. Galatians 2:16--God justified by the Faith of Christ not the works of the law
TRUST CHRIST AS YOUR LORD AND SAVIOUR