How Can a Man be Justified with God?
Message Number: 26 • Subjects: Parables
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This message deals with the topic of justification by using the parable of the pharisee and the publican. The pharisee trusted in his own works, while the publican was justified by the grace of God through faith.
How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman? (Job 25:4)
How then can man be righteous before God? Or how can he be pure who is born of a woman? (Job 25:4)
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Luke 18:9-14 9 And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: 10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. 11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. 12 I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. 13 And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. 14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Romans 5:9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
Romans 4:25 Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.
Romans 3:24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Romans 4:5 But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Acts 13:38-39 38 Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: 39 And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
Luke 18:9-14 9 Also He spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: 10 "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 "The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, 'God, I thank You that I am not like other men--extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector. 12 'I fast twice a week; I give tithes of all that I possess.' 13 "And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me a sinner!' 14 "I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."
Romans 5:9 Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.
Romans 4:25 who was delivered up because of our offenses, and was raised because of our justification.
Romans 3:24 being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,
Romans 4:5 But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness,
Acts 13:38-39 38 "Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through this Man is preached to you the forgiveness of sins; 39 "and by Him everyone who believes is justified from all things from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Romans 5:1 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,