Righteous by Faith

“Just as we understand that they to whom iniquity is imputed are guilty before God; so those to whom he imputes righteousness are approved by him as just persons; wherefore Abram was received into the number and rank of just persons, by the imputation of righteousness… Abram was justified by faith…” – John Calvin

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Abraham by Michelle Strasser (http://fineartamerica.com/featured/abraham-michelle-strasser.html) Abraham by Michelle Strasser

By Pastor Glem Melo

Today at Kagay-an Reformed Church:

BY GRACE ALONE, BELIEVERS ARE DECLARED RIGHTEOUS IN GOD’S COURT

“And [Abram] believed the LORD, and He counted it to him as righteousness.” (Genesis 15:6)

1. The Lord judges His covenant people.

2. Not all members of the covenant are saved.

3. Only those who believe in the Lord are saved.

“Just as we understand that they to whom iniquity is imputed are guilty before God; so those to whom he imputes righteousness are approved by him as just persons; wherefore Abram was received into the number and rank of just persons, by the imputation of righteousness… Abram was justified by faith…” – John Calvin

“Christian believers know that, because they are ‘in Christ’, his righteousness is extended to them, as it was to Abram, faith being the link that causes them to be accepted and blessed…

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We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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