ANSWER TO QUESTION 92 6/21/20

92. What is justification?

ANS: Justification is a forensic and gracious act of God, wherein he pardons all the believer’s sins, declares him to be righteous in his sight, by virtue of the righteousness of Christ imputed to him, and is received by and reconciled to God by faith alone.

SEE: Rom 3:24; Gal 2:16; Rom 5:1-2; Phil 3:9; Rom 4:5-8; Gen 15:16; Deut 25:1; Job 9:2; 25:4; Eccl 7:20; Isa 5:23; 53:11; Hab 2:4; Matt 5:6; 12:37; Luke 18:14; Acts 13:39; Rom 1:17; 3:19-20; 3:21-5:21; 8:1; , 29-34; 1 Cor 1:30-31;; 6:11; 2 Cor 5:13-21; Gal 2:15-5-1; Eph 1:7; Phil 3:4-14; Heb 10:38; James 2:14-26; 1 Peter 3:18; John 1:9