A look at Justification

    N.T. Wright is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. This extract is from his article, Justification: The Biblical Basis and its Relevance for Contemporary Evangelicalism, available here. The positive result of justification is that we live for God because Christ has died for us. Good…

The Meaning of Justification

‘Justification is used in Scripture to mean the acceptance of God by anyone as righteous. Justification means that God treats a person who is guilty of sin as not guilty; God declares that that person is to be viewed as legally righteous. (It does not mean that the person is actually made righteous, any more…