Lordís Day 23 Themes and Divisions






  1. The value
  2. The cause
  3. The possibility
  4. The necessity


God is the one who justifies


  1. In spite of all the accusations
  2. Only in Christ
  3. And through faith.


The great trial


  1. The guilty
  2. The judge
  3. The verdict


The justification of sinners


  1. Revealed in the gospel
  2. Carried out by God
  3. Guaranteed in Christ
  4. Understood and accepted through faith


W. Bredenhof


Godís free gifts in Christ are received only through faith


Those free gifts are:


  1. Christís perfect satisfaction
  2. Christís perfect righteousness
  3. Christís perfect holiness


G. VanPopta


The glorious gospel of righteousness and life everlasting


  1. Given by grace only
  2. Received by faith only


C. Stam


The unique confession that righteousness is only through faith in Christ.


  1. The gift of righteousness in Christ
  2. The way to righteousness through faith




What you have in justifying faith.


We see:


  1. A sharp indictment
  2. A surprising acquittal
  3. The faith which accepts this acquittal




The justification from faith to faith


  1. The righteousness of God which is revealed.
  2. The gospel wherein this revelation is given.
  3. The faith through which this revelation is given to us



What do I have in my faith?


  1. Before God I am righteous
  2. Before God I am an heir