31 Quotes About Justification

  • "Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Justification, Sanctification, Eternal Life


  • "To be justified means more than to be declared "not guilty." It actually means to be declared righteous before God. It means God has imputed or charged the guilt of our sin to His Son, Jesus Christ, and has imputed or credited Christ's righteousness to us."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Justification, Righteousness


  • "Faith acts upon Christ for justification, as he is a Jesus, or by receiving him as a Jesus; faith acts upon Christ for sanctification, as he is a Lord, or by receiving him as Lord."

    - Ralph Erskine
    Topics: Faith, Justification, Sanctification


  • "Justification and regeneration are simultaneous. The pardoned sinner becomes a child of God in justification."

    - William J. Seymour
    Topics: Justification, Renewal


  • "The truth is that, though we were justified by faith alone, the faith that justifies is never alone (it always produces fruit, "good works,"...a transformed life)."

    - J.I. Packer
    Topics: Justification


  • "Night and day I pondered until I saw the connection between the justice of God and the statement that 'the just shall live by his faith.' Then I grasped that the justice of God is that righteousness by which through grace and sheer mercy God justifies us through faith. Thereupon I felt myself to be reborn and to have gone through open doors into paradise."

    - Martin Luther
    Topics: Faith, Justification


  • "True faith will inevitably manifest itself in the performance of works of obedience... The performance of works are the result of faith and the fruit of justification."

    - RC Sproil
    Topics: Obedience, Justification


  • "We are justified, not by giving anything to God, - what we do, - but by receiving from God, what Christ hath done for us.""

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Grace, Justification


  • "Justification is... a completed fact for the believer; it is not an ongoing process."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Justification


  • "The inner change, justification, is effected at the moment of salvation. The outer change in the believer's daily walk, sanctification, continues throughout life. But the progressive work of sanctification is only fully effective when the radical, inner transformation of justification is realized and appropriated by faith."

    - Neil T. Anderson
    Topics: Salvation, Sanctification, Justification


  • "It is entirely by the intervention of Christ's righteousness that we obtain justification before God. This is equivalent to saying that man is not just in himself, but that the righteousness of Christ is communicated to him by imputation, while he is strictly deserving of punishment."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Justification


  • "Justification is the main hinge on which salvation turns."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Justification


  • "Justifying faith is not a naked assent to the truths of the gospel."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Faith, The Gospel, Justification


  • "The soul is the life of the body, faith is the life of the soul, and Christ is the life of faith. Justification by faith in Christ's righteousness is the golden chain which binds the Christian world in one body."

    - James H. Aughey
    Topics: Faith, Justification


  • "God has reserved to Himself the right to determine the end of life, because He alone knows the goal to which it is His will to lead it. It is for Him alone to justify a life or to cast it away."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Death, Goals, Justification



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