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Discover the Book - Mar. 31, 2013

  • 2013 Mar 31
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Justified: God Changed My State

Because of our sin—we are all guilty convicts in God’s sight; so we need justification.

Jesus died to take guilty convicts and destroy any record that that ever committed a crime and takes their place in the punishment—that’s justification! A Sinner stands before God as accused and is declared righteous by His imputed righteousness.

 In Justification we go from being accused and guilty before God to being righteous and with no record of wrongs!

 We need to experience what the Scriptures often declare—God has once and for all through Christ's sacrifice justified us. That means that He has accused us, declared us guilty of sin and then made us righteous and forever deleted the record of all our wrongs.

 Turn over to Romans 8 and see how Paul applies the truth of our justification: 

 Romans 8:33-34 “Who shall bring a charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies.34 Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession for us.”

 I have been justified and by Christ justifying me and because the record has been erased —I am free forever from condemnation.

Ephesians 3:12 “ in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through faith in Him”.

I have been justified and by Christ justifying me and because the record has been erased —I can always approach God with confidence.  

Colossians 3:3 “For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.” 

I have been justified and by Christ justifying me and because the record has been erased —I am safely hidden with Christ in God.

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