The act of justifying or the state of being justified; a showing or proving to be just or conformable to law, justice, right, or duty; defense; vindication; support; as, arguments in justification of the prisoner's conduct; his disobedience admits justification.
The act of justifying, or the state of being justified, in respect to God's requirements.
To be declared not guilty. Describes the result of Christ's death and rising from the dead on our behalf. "He (Jesus) was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification" (Romans 4:25).
Paul's term for the way God's action in Jesus Christ offers us forgiveness and brings us into right relationship with God. Justification is a gift of God's gracious love, received by us through faith and faithfulness in the Christian community.
The act whereby God declares a person innocent of guilt for his sins, based on Christ's finished work on the cross.
the process by which sinful human beings are made acceptable to a holy God, just as if they had never sinned; righteousness.
Just-as-if-I'd-never-sinned. To vindicate. God declares us guiltless because of Christ's sacrifice in our stead. Romans 4:24; Romans 5:1-2; Romans 5:18; I John 1:7
a certain form of argument
an argument designed to persuade a person that a set of conditions is or would be just
being pronounced or made righteous; the act of God, through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, bringing about reconciliation between God and human beings.
The forensic, juridical, or gracious act of God by which the sinner is declared righteous, or justly free from obligation to penalty, and fully restored to divine favor
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The act whereby God forgives the sins of a believer and begins to transform him or her into a righteous person. No person can earn justification by works of righteousness, for justification is the gift of God given to those who respond to the gospel with faith. God also helps those who cooperate with His grace to become righteous. Saving faith is not mere belief but a commitment to Christ that is manifested by works of righteousness (see article, "Justification by Faith," at Rom. 5; Rom. 5:1, 2; Gal. 2:16; Phil. 2:12, 13; James 2:24).
The judicial act of God pardoning sinners, accepting them as just, and thus putting them in a right relationship with Himself.
Total forgiveness by God. Sometimes defined as just-as-if I'd never sinned.
God's act of declaring sinners not guilty or forgiven. God declares us not guilty because he declared Jesus guilty in our place.
In Christian theology, justification is God's act of declaring or making a sinner righteous before God. The extent, means, and scope of justification are of significant debate for all in the Western church. Justification was the fault line that divided Catholic from Protestant during the Reformation.